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Aboriginal Courtworker Program

Provided by: Government of Saskatchewan - Justice

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Service Description

Provides services that assist Indigenous adults and youth in conflict with the law. Aboriginal court workers help to ensure that Indigenous people who are alleged to have committed a criminal offense receive fair and just treatment before the courts.

Aboriginal court workers:

  • Explain the reason for the charges to the accused
  • Provide general information about legal rights and responsibilities
  • Help the accused get legal counsel
  • Act as a liaison between the accused and the police, defense lawyers, the court or the Crown prosecutor
  • Ensure the accused understands all court proceedings
  • Translate court proceedings for the accused if he or she is not fluent in English
  • Appear with the accused in court.

To speak with an Aboriginal court worker in your area, call 1-800-514-5666.


Indigenous people in conflict with the law are eligible for Courtwork services regardless of their status, age or residency.

Application Process

Call 1-800-514-5666 to speak with an Aboriginal court worker in your area.

Toll-Free: 1-800-514-5666

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