John Howard Society of Toronto

Addiction and Harm Reduction Services

This service is available to provide harm reduction services to reduce risk of substance abuse. This service is provided through educational sessions at the Toronto South Detention Centre and in weekly relapse prevention groups at our Eglinton location. This service is also provided through one-to-one counselling and assessments.
Referrals are made to treatment programs to further support individuals with their plan of care. To access this service contact:

Peter Markwell
t: 416-925-4386 ext. 226
e: pmarkwell@johnhowardtor.on.ca

 

Integrative Harm Reduction Response Program
(serves the Geographical area of Scarborough as per SASP funding)

This service is available to provide harm reduction services to reduce risk of substance mis-use, for men who have domestic-related charges and/or convictions against an intimate partner. This program enhances our current services to clients in our PAR program as need determined. This program is also designed to explore the link between substance mis-use and domestic abusive behaviours, in order to assist clients to make non violent choices. This service is provided through individual counselling sessions at our Scarborough office and at the Toronto East Detention Centre. Services are available in English and Cantonese.

To access this service, please call 647-849-1541

Liann Cheung: LCheung@johnhowardtor.on.ca

Dharmavishal Barot: dbarot@johnhowardtor.on.ca