Branches, Boards and Commissions
Aboriginal Courtworker Program
The Saskatchewan Aboriginal Courtworker Program provides important services that assist Aboriginal adults and youth in conflict with the law. Courtworkers help to ensure that Aboriginal people who are alleged to have committed a criminal offence receive fair and just treatment before the courts.
What do Courtworkers do?
Who can use the Aboriginal Courtworker program?
The Courtworker program is designed to meet the unique needs of Aboriginal people.
How many Courtworkers are there in Saskatchewan?
There are 35 full and part-time Courtworkers working for 15 agencies in Saskatchewan. These include tribal councils, friendship centres and other organizations contracted to provide the program.
Are Courtworker services available everywhere in the province?
Courtworker services are provided for 76 per cent of all places in the province where court is held.