John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area




Please note due to COVID-19, our offices are currently only open by appointment.

We are unable to accommodate drop in appointments until further notice.

Appropriate PPE must be worn / utilized at ALL times while attending a JHS workspace in person.

If you require assistance or have questions, please speak directly with your JHS worker or call (905) 522 4446 ext 221 and leave a message.

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.