Enaahtig Miikanaake Justice Program

Miikanaake Court Diversion Program

The Miikanaake Court diversion Program provides court diversion for Indigenous youth and adults who are pre or post charge. Common diverted charges include: assault, domestic violence and theft.  The Court Diversion Program uses Indigenous teachings and holistic approaches to support rehabilitation. This program implements a range of restorative processess to reduce future contact with the criminial justice system.

Clients involved in the program work with a Justice Worker and voluntarily agree to carry out a comprehensive plan that seeks to restore balance. This plan includes transitioning clients into culturally appropriate supports, such as counselling, traditional healing, justice circles and other programs offered at Enaahitg and rehabilitation services in the community.

Eligibility for this program is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Clients must consent to being diverted and attend all recommmended programming. Clients must agree to take full responsibility for their actions.

Indigenous Youth Attendance and Reintegration Program 

The Attendance Program is for Indigenous youth ages 12-17 years old. Youth must currently be on a probation order. The Attendance Program provides counselling an dsupport to help reduce the risk of future involvment in the youth criminal justice system.  This program works in partnership with Probation Officers and can provide support to youth in office, at the youth's school or in the community.

Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin - I'm a Kind Man Program

The Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin program engages men and youth within Indigenous communities to speak out against all forms of violence towards Indigenous women.  The program provides both individual and group support ot men and youth towards identifying their role as survivor or perpetrator in relationships of abuse, and create a foundation for awareness and healing. The primary goals of the program are to:

*  Re-establish traditional roles of Indigenous males.

*  Reconnect and nurture cultural methods of healing.

*  Re-establish traditional teachings and responsibilities.

*  Inspire men to engage other men to get involved and stop abuse.

*  Support Indigenous males who choose not to use violence.