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
February 21, 2018 - An unusual delay in proclaiming the Police Records Check Reform Act into law has continued to undermine careers, volunteer opportunities and travel for many Ontarians whose police records include unproven, misleading or false allegations.…Read More
February 21, 2018 - (Toronto, ON) Today the John Howard Society of Ontario (JHSO) revealed the hidden but ruinous burden the criminal justice system places on police targets. Through funding from the Metcalf Foundation, JHSO released Invisible Burden, documenting the unjust impact of police record checks on peoples’ lives.…Read More
February 21, 2018 - After years of growing pressure to make changes, the Ontario government has announced what it’s calling “the boldest transformation of our corrections system in a generation.”…Read More
January 22, 2018 - Funding will allow young people facing barriers to employment to benefit from job skills training and hands-on work experienc…Read More