John Howard Society of Peterborough
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The John Howard Society of Peterborough has been serving the community since 1957.   Our organization is committed to providing a wide range of programs to address crime and its causes.  Offering both adult and youth services, The John Howard Society of Peterborough strives to meet the ever changing needs in our community.  Through programming that addresses intervention, prevention and reintegration we support clients in making long lasting life changes and being effective contributing members of the community.

Browse our website to see the various programs that we have to offer.  Please contact us to answer any questions you may have.


Upcoming Events:
JHS Peterborough is pleased to announce that we have been chosen as one of the recipients of Behind Closed Doors – a shopping fundraiser at Lansdown Place Mall this fall. STARTS May 09 – ENDS Sep 10, 2016.

Get your tickets with us or at Lansdowne Place Mall, but don’t forget to mention JHS when you purchase!

Please follow the link to learn more–2

Week Without Violence
coming October 20, 2016!


Latest JHS Ontario News

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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