Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Provides residential and case management services for youths sentenced to Open Custody.

Eligibility

Youth sentenced to open custody under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Description

As the result of an interdepartmental agreement with the Department of Justice and Public Safety, a youth having an open custody status must reside in a residential setting approved and monitored by the department. Specially designated foster homes and group homes are used as open custody facilities.

The department is also responsible for the case management of all youths sentenced to open custody.