John Howard Society of Durham Region

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The John Howard Society of Durham Region (JHS) is a non-profit, social service agency in Ontario Canada. We are dedicated to serving men and women, individuals and families, youth and adults with programs in areas such as counselling, employment, literacy, housing, parenting, addictions, and more.  Most of our services are free.

For those which do have a fee, here is our Agency fee schedule

 

Latest JHS Durham News:

  • Project TAKE THE LEAD is accepting Applications!
  • JHS Durham raised over $9200 on behalf of United Way in the 16/17 campaign!
  • Home Depot #OrangeDoor Campaign is underway across Canada again! The North Oshawa store is supporting JHS Durham. Buy a paper door for $2 at checkout and 100% of that gift goes to charitable programs to help homeless youth!

 


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Letters to the editor, June 23 – thewhig.com
June 23, 2017 - Three Whig-Standard articles in recent days have described members of our community experiencing mental health and addiction crises as “being annoying,” performing “bizarre actions” and “tying up police and paramedics on wild goose chases.” Such judgmental and insensitive language is used to characterize individuals who are not only suffering serious illnesses but appearing in a court of law: paying debts to society for actions taken as a result of their precarious health and life circumstances.…Read More
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