John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Crisis and Harm Reduction Programs

Crisis Program

This program is provided 24/7 by in person and through our 24/7 toll-free number to individuals requiring basic needs and supports. These supports include brief counselling; food; shelter referrals; harm reduction supplies and safety planning.

Anyone can access this program in person at:
Lindsay location – 22 Peel Street (back door)
Minden location – 14 IGA Road

For after-hours support please call 1-877-328-3331

Mapping a Plan (MAP) – Harm Reduction Counselling

This program is available to anyone in need of counselling in reference to substance misuse and addiction. Services are provided both individually and in group sessions. Counselling focuses on reducing the harm of using and to support health and well-being. Services are offered in a non-judgmental and supportive approach.

Anyone can access this program in person at:
Lindsay location – 22 Peel Street (back door)
Minden location – 14 IGA Road

For more information on either of these programs contact:

Natasha James
Harm Reduction and Crisis Coordinator
Email: njames@jhscklh.on.ca
Phone: 705-340-0228

Ken Shaw
Counsellor/Facilitator
Email: kshaw@jhscklh.on.ca
Phone: 705-879-6184

Bob Gaudette
Manager
Email: bgaudette@jhscklh.on.ca