Welcome to the John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie. The John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie and District has been active since 1968. We have been committed to building a safe and productive community, working with adults and youth who are facing barriers to independent and healthy living.
John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie & District
Latest JHS Ontario News
June 22, 2016 - The vast majority of offenders who seek their release from jail are granted bail, according to statistics from Ontario’s courts, but critics of the province’s bail system say what’s concerning is the number of people who don’t even bother asking for their release in the first place. …Read More
June 10, 2016 - A civilized society is often judged by how it treats its most vulnerable citizens, and by that measure the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre has failed spectacularly.…Read More
June 7, 2016 - Transferring health care responsibilities for inmates from one provincial ministry to another may not turn out to be the panacea the authors of a recent report aimed at fixing the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre envisioned, prisoner advocates say.…Read More
May 31, 2016 - ‘The system isn’t helping — it’s putting more people inside, keeping them there’…Read More