John Howard Society of London and District

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601 Queens Ave
London, ON
N6B 1Y9
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519-438-4168
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Fax: 519-438-7670
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Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm * Fri 8:30am-3pm
Closed Mon-Fri 12noon-1pm
Last updated: Aug 18, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Call or email

Eligibility - Population(s) Served

Persons involved in the criminal justice system, persons at risk of becoming involved in the justice system, their families

Fees

Free for most services

Executives

Taghrid Hussain - Executive Director
519-438-4168 ext 223 * thussain@jhslondon.on.ca

Languages

English

Area(s) Served

London and District

Accessibility

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Description of Services:

Not-for-profit, charitable organization providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services in London and District * organization has a strong history of helping individuals and families who are at risk of, or who have come into conflict with the law * provides services on a continuum from preventing involvement with the law, to arrest and detention, to successful reintegration back into the community.

The John Howard Society of London and District provides:
  • information, advocacy and referrals
  • vouchers for clothing and household items
  • walk-in crisis assistance
  • one-on-one and family counselling available
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  • Boullee, Huron and Kipps Lane Program Offers counselling, advocacy, and referrals to other community agencies for youth and families who reside in the three subsidized housing projects * identifies high risk behaviours and develops an effective intervention plan to ensure that youth are able to complete school successfully and graduate to an apprenticeship, college, university or employment * offers school-based counselling services to youth attending Montcalm Secondary School
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  • Children's Groups Offers a group for girls and a group for boys (5 to 12 years old) in the Huron, Boullee and Kipps Lane communities * children explore other cultures, racism, discrimination, bullying, healthy relationships, family violence, safety planning, making positive choices and building self-esteem
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  • Direct Accountability Program Alternative to prosecution for eligible individuals over the age of 18 who have been charged with minor criminal offences * program involves accused persons being held accountable by community-based actions 
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  • Indigenous Services Program Delivers culturally relevant probation and parole for Indigenous adults and youth
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  • Supported Housing of Perth Program (SHOPP) Highly collaborative Housing First program serving the City of Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys * program provides housing assistance and wrap around support services to people who are experiencing homelessness
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  • Women's Group Weekly support group for women who have a loved one involved in the criminal justice system


Services and Programs:


About Us

The John Howard Society of London and District is a not-for-profit, charitable organization providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services in London and District. Our organization has a strong history of helping individuals and families who are at risk of, or who have come into conflict with the law.

Last updated: Aug 18, 2021: Suggest an edit
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