Other resources: Youth criminal law
Court preparation guide
Helps youth prepare for court.
Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY)
Provides legal representation to low-income children and youth in Toronto and area. Specializes in protecting the rights of those facing conflicts with the legal system, education, social service or mental health systems.
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Provides youth justice services to youth, aged 12 to 17 at the time of their offence, who are charged with or convicted of criminal or provincial offences.
Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN)
Dedicated to promoting understanding, education, and dialogue to support a responsive and inclusive justice system.
Youth Criminal Justice Act
The Youth Criminal Justice Act is Canada's law that applies to youth between the ages of 12 and 17 who have come into conflict with the law.
Youth justice information
Publications, information and answers to questions about youth justice, the new Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), and the Youth Justice Renewal Initiative. Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI) material from across Canada.
Are you a victim or a witness to crime?
- Ontario Victim Services
- Victim Services (CLEO)
- Ontario Women's Justice Network
- Assaulted Women's Hotline