John Howard Society of Simcoe & Muskoka


*Please note: Due to COVID-19 our offices are closed to drop-in clients until further notice. We will continue to provide updates as they become available. Please contact the CMHA crisis line if you need immediate mental health support: 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333. Thank you for understanding. 

The John Howard Society of Simcoe & Muskoka is a not-for-profit, charitable organization providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services in Simcoe & Muskoka, with offices in Barrie and Orillia. Our organization has a strong history of helping individuals and families who are at risk of, or who have come into conflict with the law. Our work includes the provision of prevention and intervention services as well as advocacy, public education, and community partnerships.

Our diverse client group includes youth and adults, males and females, from a wide cross-section of social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds represented in our community.