_Municipal Court Accompaniment Program
Do you need support with your tickets or your minor criminal charges at the Municipal Court of Montreal?
The First Peoples Justice Center and the City of Montreal is in the process of adapting a municipal court program to First Nations, Inuit and Métis residing in Montréal. The goal of the program is to offer a restorative alternative to the regular judicial process and to stabilize your legal situation by working on your well-being.
Who can take part in the program?
Any Indigenous person who has or is facing difficulties related to trauma, housing, mental health as well as addiction and has a penal and/or criminal accusations at the Ville de Montréal Municipal Court. The program is voluntary, you can withdraw from the program at any time.
How to join the program?
Individuals who decide to participate in the program are referred by the First Peoples Justice Center, as well as community workers, defence attorneys, or prosecutors.