John Howard Society of Peterborough


Welcome to the John Howard Society of Peterborough. We have successfully provided crime prevention strategies for over 60 years, creating a safer community for all. The John Howard Society is a registered Canadian charity that serves individual and community needs through prevention, intervention, and reintegration programs and services. We are here to help.

Introducing JHSO’s Research Report on Unequal Justice!

To learn more about the outcomes of youth who have experienced the bail system and detention, check out this new interactive website.

For more information, read the full report here:

Unequal Justice FULL Report

Coming soon to JHS Peterborough…

Watch out for our up and coming newsletter, filling you in on the latest Peterborough news and providing updates on our programs. Stay tuned!

Also, follow us on Instagram @jhspeterborough to stay up to date on how we better serve our community.

April 19, 2021 – We are closed but continue to provide services remotely. We also offer intakes for remote access programs. This includes telephone, text, email and the online platform Zoom.

If you want to register for the PARs or Anger Management Programs please contact Megan at 705-933-4358 or Email: 

Text or call directly:

  • 705-760-0632 Dana Hetherton, Manager of Justice Services or
  • 705-933-8331 Kathy Neill, Executive Director

Our toll free number is 1-833-698-9898

Masks are provided upon request for clients and community members, ask one of our staff for a package when in agency.