John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington


RoW ion construction ahead

Due to the LRT construction, traffic may be down to “one-way” on Charles St. some days.  To ensure that you are on time for scheduled appointments on our Kitchener office, please allow yourself an additional 15 minutes to access our property

Update: August 19, 2015:

Please be advised that due to the LRT construction on Charles St. E., we are now accessing our property via Betzner Avenue which is off King St. E.  (Betzner Ave. is located between Pandora Ave. and Cameron St.)

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington is a community-based, non-profit, charitable organization operating in the area since 1950. Our mandate is to address the root causes of crime and to support the creation and maintenance of healthy communities. Thus, our primary role is providing primary, secondary and tertiary prevention services to children, youth and adults in Waterloo Region and Wellington County including the cities of Cambridge, Guelph, and Kitchener/Waterloo. John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington takes a holistic and broad approach to crime prevention that assumes myriad factors contribute to crime including social and community factors. All of our services are premised on the belief that diverse prevention services help build healthy neighbourhoods, communities and citizens. We work closely with community stakeholders including schools, probation officers, police, courts and others. Services are provided out of our offices in Cambridge, Guelph and Kitchener, as well as in schools, police stations, churches, courthouses and various community-based settings.

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington is accredited with Imagine Canada!

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Strategic Plan

View Strategic Plan 2013-2016

Annual Reports

JHS Waterloo-Wellington    Annual Report for 2011/12

JHS Waterloo-Wellington    Annual Report 2012/13

JHS Waterloo-Wellington     Annual Report 2013/14 

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2014-15


Financial Statements

Download 2012 Financial Statements

Download 2013 Financial Statements

Download 2014 Financial Statements

Download 2014-15 JHSWW – Audited Statements

Auditor’s Review – Management Letter

Auditor – Management Letter 2011-2012

Auditor – Management letter 2012-2013

Auditor – Management Letter 2013-2014

Auditor – Management Letter – 2014-15

CRA/ T3010

View our CRA/ T3010 Charitable Organization Designation


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