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
July 26, 2016 - It happened quickly. An undercover officer acting as a john parked and exited an unmarked police car in a convenience store parking lot. Seconds later, three other officers swarmed the sex worker and snapped handcuffs on her.…Read More
July 18, 2016 - TORONTO — Inmates of Ontario correctional facilities are 12 times more likely than the general public to die of a drug overdose within the first year following their release from incarceration, say researchers, who believe concrete interventions are needed to reduce these preventable deaths.…Read More
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