John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton
A stone building overlooking a body of water

Welcome to the John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton website.

Providing crime prevention services for over 40 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. 

COVID-19 Policy:

We are open for in person services at all locations but do recommend calling prior if possible.

The health and safety of our clients and staff remain our top priority at the John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. We continue to follow all health guidelines and recommendations. Anyone attending our locations are to follow protocols which include wearing a mask, social distancing, and hand sanitizing.

We are in this together!


Employment Program Open House Feb 2nd


Request for Proposals for Audit Services

Submission Due Date: February 10, 2023

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Our Contact Info

Please note we are closed on all statutory holidays.

If you would like to schedule an in-person appointment, please make arrangements with the relevant department below, or call our main line Monday to Friday during office hours at 705-328-0472 and our toll free number 1-877-328-3331 24/7.

● Whitney Town Centre – Youth Centre 705-341-9610
● 22 Peel Street – Adult Services 705-340-3121
● 22 Peel Street – Literacy and Skills Development 705-340-0228
Minden Office – 705-340-2986
Agency Email –

Need help with Hydro and Electrical payments? We are here to support through our LEAP and OESP programs.
For more info please contact:

● Samantha Pokrywa –