John Howard Society of Ottawa


The John Howard Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit, charitable organization committed to providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services throughout the Ottawa area. Our organization has a strong history of helping individuals, and families, who are at risk of, or have come into, conflict with the law. Our work includes the provision of prevention and intervention services, as well as advocacy, public education, and community partnerships.

Our diverse client group includes youth and adults, males and females, from a wide cross section of social, ethnic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds representative of our broader community.

Latest JHS Ontario News

Sudbury to get three new jail guards – Sudbury Star
May 3, 2016 - Sudbury will get three new jail guards and Northern Ontario 24 in total, provincial officials said Monday. In a release, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services said training for 24 new correctional officers for institutions across Northern Ontario is now underway in Sudbury.…Read More
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