Project Description

LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES

  • Contact: FASD@lethbridgepolice.ca

  • Cell: 1-403-308-8164

  • Address: 135 – 1 Avenue South
    Lethbridge, AB  T1J 0A1

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Youth Justice Program is a partnership between the South Alberta FASD Network and the Lethbridge City Police.  It was created to increase awareness and management of FASD within the Youth Justice System.  The purpose of the program is to influence change in the criminal justice system through

  • mentorship
  • education
  • training about FASD and related effects
The Asante Centre
FASD Justice Website

Main objectives:

  • influence case management for youth affected by FASD
  • divert youth from the system (where appropriate)
  • make recommendations to the court
  • identify high-risk youth and their families and connect them with appropriate services and supports
  • provide community and justice system advocacy for families, schools and service partners
10 Ways To Be FASD Informed in Police Practices
Article: Policing and FASD – Blue Line
Probation Conditions Icons
Indicators That Someone May Have FASD

Funding for this program provided by

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