John Howard Society of London & District


Welcome to John Howard Society of London and District

The John Howard Society of London and District is an organization of citizens who accept responsibility for understanding and dealing with the problems of crime and the criminal justice system.

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.

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Letters to the editor, June 23 –
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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