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Our History

WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO BE CELEBRATING OUR 35TH ANNIVERSARY WITH OUR PARTNERS AND FRIENDS!

Community Justice Alternatives of Durham Region (CJA) was founded by Helen Pugliese. We have been offering programs and initiatives which contribute to crime prevention, address social issues and rehabilitate of offenders.

Victim-offender reconciliation programs (VORP) began…

Community Service Order Programs (CSO) began…

Durham Community Mediation Program (DCMP) began….

Diverse Reintegration Youth Program (DRYP) began…

The Conflict, Anger, Learning Communication & Mediation (CALM) began…

To this day CJA continues to build upon our service and program based on identified needs in the community. Many of these program and services are identified with the assistance of all our alliance partners.