Who (May be Eligible)
- Individuals that are not detained and are subject to a removal order, examination or admissibility hearing
- Individuals that are in detention and considered appropriate for release
- Individuals that present a medium or high risk of not appearing, as required
- Individuals that present a medium or high risk of not appearing as required, and are also subject to other conditions such as a Deposit or Guarantee or Voice Reporting
- Individuals that would benefit from maintaining a relationship with an external case management supervisor while released in the community
- Individuals that pose a risk based on a particular need associated with a socio-medical issue
CCMS is intended for persons that lack a bondsperson, or who require support in addition to a bondsperson to mitigate risk upon release into the community. The CBSA has contracted partnerships with the John Howard Society of Canada, the Toronto Bail Program and the Salvation Army. Services delivered by these partners include, reporting requirements; health & mental health support; addiction support; referrals to employment & housing support; referrals to family & child programs; and mandatory residency, as required.
Contracts with service providers require them to consider all candidates referred to them by the CBSA or the IRB, including families and vulnerable individuals. Service providers have a right of refusal if they believe they are unable to effectively support an individual in the community.
The CCMS program is available in all regions across Canada through in community service delivery, with particular attention to urban centres or cities.
John Howard Society: (Vancouver, Victoria, Halifax, , Sarnia, Regina, Kingston, Windsor, London, Calgary, Niagara, Montreal, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Saint-John NB, St-John’s NL) Toronto Bail Program: (Toronto)
Salvation Army: (Vancouver and Toronto)
To provide individuals with support in the community through ongoing case management and service delivery. Programming and release plans are tailored according to an individuals’ needs with the goal of effectively managing risk and facilitating compliance with the immigration continuum to case resolution or removal.
Programming is available across Canada as of June 22, 2018.
In order to meet the needs of CCMS participants and offset case specific risk factors, the service provider will work in partnership with the CBSA to determine an appropriate release plan to mitigate risk and support residence in the community. All individuals will report to the service provider as required, and in line with their Supervision Agreement. The level of intervention and programming support is determined by the needs of the individual or familial unit.
*For more information, please contact the ATD mailbox.
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