John Howard Society of Belleville

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Just, Humane and Effective Responses to crime and its causes.

The John Howard Society of Belleville & District, provides for the effective integration into the community of those in conflict with the law, and provides, or encourages others to provide, services to those in conflict with, or affected by the criminal justice system.

Promotes public awareness of crime and its causes, acceptance of responsibility to respond to these problems, and involvement in the delivery and management of justice related programs.

Supports are provided to those at risk of entering the criminal justice system, offenders, ex-offenders, their families, schools, communities and the public at large that encourages reintegration, community safety and prevention of crime.


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Sudbury Shelter Closing – Could be a Big Mistake – CBC Morning North
March 15, 2019 - The new life centre closing in Sudbury means a loss of 22 beds for men needing emergency shelter. The John Howard Society says no city should be without an emergency shelter. He focuses on how inmates who are released from jail often don’t have anywhere to go, so they end up in the shelter until they get back on their feet. With the shelter closing, this can become a major social issue in Sudbury. John Rimore is the Executive Director of the John Howard Society Sudbury. He spoke with the CBC’s Markus Schwabe.…Read More
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