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Return Ticket

​Return Ticket is a restorative, alternative education program with a
multi-disciplinary team committed to providing a safe and supportive environment. Healthy relationships, academic programming and individualized supports are utilized to assist students in developing positive decision making skills. This voluntary program provides the framework and the links necessary to help students make a smooth transition to future opportunities.

About the Program

  • Under the Safe Schools Act (2008), each school board
    in Ontario must offer a program for students who have
    been expelled that includes both an academic and a
    non-academic program

  • The program is available to students who have been
    expelled, and are willing to commit to the program goals

  • Staff are assigned to the program from the Durham District
    School Board and local mental health agencies, including a
    program coordinator, special education head, teaching staff
    child and youth workers and a social worker

  • The program is voluntary

The Return Ticket program is available
at the following locations:
Oshawa Site:
1160 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
L1H 5L8
Pickering Site:
21-1400 Bayly St E
Pickering, ON
L1W 2R2
Northern Site:
135 Albert St
Sunderland, ON
L0C 1H0
Contact Us:
Ph: 905 839 4313 or 905 839 1603
Fx: 905 440 4487
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Durham District School Board
400 Taunton Road East,
Whitby, ON
L1R 2K6 Canada

Phone: 905-666-5500
Fax: 905-666-6474
Toll Free: 1-800-265-3968
TTY 905-666-6943, 877-868-5575
© Durham District School Board, 2013