Welcome to the John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie. The John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie and District has been active since 1968. We have been committed to building a safe and productive community, working with adults and youth who are facing barriers to independent and healthy living.
John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie & District
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March 15, 2019 - The new life centre closing in Sudbury means a loss of 22 beds for men needing emergency shelter. The John Howard Society says no city should be without an emergency shelter. He focuses on how inmates who are released from jail often don’t have anywhere to go, so they end up in the shelter until they get back on their feet. With the shelter closing, this can become a major social issue in Sudbury. John Rimore is the Executive Director of the John Howard Society Sudbury. He spoke with the CBC’s Markus Schwabe.…Read More
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A service that connects men released from the Toronto South Detention Centre in Etobicoke with housing, overdose prevention and peer support has gone from no location to two locations in the month after their lease expired.…
March 15, 2019 - There will always be a need for emergency shelters, says Sudbury’s John Howard Society Read More
February 21, 2019 - ‘Everyone can agree that prison is not a healthy place for people,’ lead researcher of AJPH study says…Read More