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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John Howard society of Ontario Welcomes Government Bail Action Plan
December 1, 2016 - TORONTO – The Ministry of the Attorney General’s (MAG) Plan for Faster, Fairer Criminal Justice is a long-overdue and critical step towards much-needed bail reform, according to John Howard Society of Ontario (JHSO). The Plan proposes a number of concrete initiatives aimed at tackling systemic inefficiencies and unfair practices that currently plague Ontario’s bail system.…Read More
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