Initiatives for Just Communities (IJC) is a faith based organization which operates four community restorative justice programs:
These programs strive to provide guidance, support and relationship for people with an intellectual disabilities, or living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) as well as those who are currently or have been previously incarcerated.
El’dad is a multi-faceted program supporting adults with intellectual challenges by building on their strengths, recognizing their worth, honouring their ability to make informed choices and achieve personal growth. With guidance and support, the participants learn to make healthy choices for themselves while developing the necessary skills for more independence.
El’dad Ranch is located on a 20-acre parcel of land close to Giroux, and has an Outreach office in Mitchell.