John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Adult Programs

Adult Diversion Program

A court-referred post-charge federal diversion program for adults offering individuals charged with specific minor offences an opportunity to participate in alternate sanctions.

Community Service Order

A a court order for community based hours. The designated number of community service hours assigned by the court are completed within a specific time frame.

Direct Accountability Program

A court-referred post-charge provincial diversion program for adults offering individuals charged with specific minor offences an opportunity to participate in alternate sanctions.

Institutional Services Program

The Institutional Services Program offers direct support and referrals to inmates at the Central East Correctional Centre and their family members by assisting them in their search for viable and sustainable options in preparing inmates for re-integration into their community.

Intermittent Community Work Program

A community work alternative for adult males serving an intermittent (usually weekend) sentence who qualify based on strict criteria determined by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS). Participants report to a designated correctional facility on Friday evenings, and spend the entire weekend in custody.

Community Based Learning Outreach Literacy

A community-based program that provides literacy basic skills training for adults. Services are provided in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton region.

Adult Transitional Housing

Housing for individuals transitioning into permanent residences.

Partner Assault Response

Specialized counselling and educational services offered by community-based agencies to people who have assaulted their partners.

Self Management

A program that assists participants to accept responsibility for their actions, develop effective problem solving and decision making skills, and learn strategies to control and change their behaviours.