Early Release Support Program (ERSP)

Type of Service

Diversion and Court Support

Program Description

The CTYS ERSP is a four- to six-month outreach-based program that supports youth who are awaiting or have been released on bail. ERSP workers offer support to youth as well as their parents. The ERSP program can support youth in obtaining a successful bail application and in maintaining their bail conditions while they are awaiting trial.

Program Restricted To

Clients with Legal Issues

Access Information

This program is accessible to youth who are in detention and have had their bail denied, who have a source of surety, who have an interest in participating in the program, who have parent/guardian support and who live in the city of Toronto.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-924-2100 ext. 230

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 13 to 19 years of age.
Catchment Municipalities: (Toronto)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700

Some after hour outreach available.