John Howard Society of Ottawa
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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.


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Prisoner’s Justice Day event today in Barrie – the Barrie Examiner
August 11, 2016 - John Howard Society of Simcoe & Muskoka will be holding a public event Wednesday to commemorate international Prisoner’s Justice Day. This local event at Unity Market in Barrie will be one of hundreds across Canada and the world that are aimed at advocacy and remembrance of prisoner’s justice and human rights issues.…Read More
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