John Howard Society of York Region

Services

The Partner Assault (PAR) Response Program

The PAR program provides education and counselling services to individuals found guilty of a criminal offence against a current or former partner as well as information and support to the victims of these crimes.

The Direct Accountability Program

The Direct Accountability Program is an alternative to prosecution for adults who have been charged with minor criminal offenses.

The Federal Diversion Program

The Federal Diversion Program is an alternative to prosecution for adults who have been charged with federal criminal offenses.

Reintegration Support Services

The Reintegration Support Services Program aims to accelerate the reintegration of criminally involved persons into the community and lower the rates of recidivism by facilitating access to community resources.

R.E.A.C.H.

Supports low to moderate income men who have had involvement with the criminal justice system to reconnect with their peers, community and family in a healthy way.

Anger Management Program

Eight (8) educational and therapeutic sessions aimed at increasing one’s capacity to understand and manage his/her anger.

Record Suspensions

Eligible clients receive assistance in completing the application process for having their criminal record of convictions suspended.

H.Y.P.E.

Through 15 group sessions, The HYPE (Healthy Youth Prevention and Education) Program will target the prevention of violence through the promotion of positive, healthy relationships for at-risk youth aged 12-25.