John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton


Welcome to the John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton website. Providing crime prevention services for over 30 years, the Society is a non-profit, multi service organization with offices located in Lindsay and Minden. Through prevention, education, and interventions JHSCKLH works with at risk youth and adults through a variety of programs and services.

We are here to help.



The health of our staff, volunteers and clients remain our top priority. We are closely following the advice of the public health agencies and the decision has been made to continue with physical distancing and staff are working from home until further notice.

We are completing intakes, programming and conducting check-ins with clients through remote access.  This includes, telephone, text, email and on-line platforms.


If you need assistance, have questions or need to update your information please contact us.

  • > CALL  705-328-0472 Ext 931 for our confidential voice mail
    • > Email
  • > For PAR referrals, please call 705-328-0472 Ext 932 or email Brooke Jewell, PAR Facilitator, at
    • > YOUTH services call or text Carla Cooper, Manager of Youth Services, at 705-328-5894
    • SKILLS DEVELOPMENT and/or Minden Office call or text Bob Gaudette, Manager of Skills Development, at 705-340-2886 or email
  • > Contact Robbin Savage, Director of Risk Management, at
  • > Call or text Lois Powers, Executive Director, at 647-882-8429 or email at

Our toll free number is 1-877-328-3331





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