John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area



Please note our 654 Barton Street East office is open Monday to Thursday from 9 am to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 pm.

The office is closed between 12 and 1 pm Monday to Thursday.

The office is open on Fridays by appointment only.

For your safety and ours, we request that you wear a mask while attending a JHS workspace in person.

Please note that we do not offer “walk in” services for accessing computers, printing or other services.

If you require assistance or have questions, please speak directly with your JHS worker or

JHS Reception at (905) 522 4446 ext 221.

Thank you for your support to keep our clients, staff, volunteers, students and visitors safe and healthy.

The John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area is a Not-for-Profit organization and a registered Charity in good standing with the Government of Canada. Our agency was established in Hamilton in 1949 by a group of caring citizens and community leaders who formed our first Board of Directors. Today the John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area is one of 19 affiliates in Ontario and over 50 across Canada.

Our agency works with justice involved individuals and is committed to providing a continuum of evidence based and impact driven prevention and intervention services supporting individuals and families to develop the skills and assets necessary to make positive and long lasting life changes, enabling them to become fully engaged members of the community.

The John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area, through the efforts of our staff, volunteers and community partners “Make a Difference”  to support a healthier and safer community.

Please tour our website for more detailed information on our work in your community. If you still have questions, or if you can’t find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.

JHS HBA is proud to be a United Way of Halton & Hamilton funded agency