John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington


Update: March 18th, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington is now closed to the public until further notice.

As much as possible, we are trying to serve our clients via phone or web based platforms. Please leave a detailed message on our main agency number, 519-743-6071, and our staff will be in touch as soon as possible. Please note, there may be delays in service.

Please check back here or call 519-743-6071 and listen to the recorded message for updates.

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John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington is a community-based, non-profit, charitable organization operating in the area since 1950. Our mandate is to address the root causes of crime and to support the creation and maintenance of healthy communities. Thus, our primary role is providing primary, secondary and tertiary prevention services to children, youth and adults in Waterloo Region and Wellington County including the cities of Cambridge, Guelph, and Kitchener/Waterloo. John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington takes a holistic and broad approach to crime prevention that assumes myriad factors contribute to crime including social and community factors. All of our services are premised on the belief that diverse prevention services help build healthy neighbourhoods, communities and citizens. We work closely with community stakeholders including schools, probation officers, police, courts and others. Services are provided out of our offices in Cambridge, Guelph and Kitchener, as well as in schools, police stations, churches, courthouses and various community-based settings.

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington is accredited with Imagine Canada!

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Annual Reports 

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2014-15

JHS-Waterloo-Wellington-Annual-Report 2015-16

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2016-17

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2017-18

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2018-19

JHS Waterloo-Wellington Annual Report 2019-2020 (Not produced this year due to COVID-19)

Financial Statements

2014-15 JHSWW-Audited Statements

2015-16 JHSWW Audited Statements

2016-17 JHSWW Audited Statements

2017-18 JHSWW Audited Statements

2018-19 JHSWW Audited Statements

2019-20 JHSWW Audited Statements

Auditor’s Review – Management Letter

2014-15 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

2015-16 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

2016-17 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

2017-18 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

2018-19 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

2019-20 Auditor’s Review – Findings Letter

CRA/ T3010

View our CRA/ T3010 Charitable Organization Designation

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington Business/Corporation Number is 107542896

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