Ounce of Prevention (Oz) – is an Africentric wraparound initiative that assists black/racialized youth and their families who are involved with the criminal justice system (CJS).
Oz is staffed with family counselors, youth justice, pre-release and reintegration workers who provide holistic care and critical healing for African, Caribbean, and racialized youth and families.
Oz provides FREE
- Family and individual counseling
- Support in court
- Support while incarcerated
- Support after release
- Connections to various community supports
The Oz team reflects the communities served and provides culturally relevant, informed and professional supports for Black and racialized youth, families and caregivers of youth involved with the CJS