John Howard Society of York Region

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Thank you for visiting the John Howard Society of York Region. Here you will find information about criminal justice issues and resources within York Region. The John Howard Society of York Region strives to offer the most effective services possible to our clients and their families while contributing to the health, well-being and safety of our community. Our organization provides evidence-based programs that are effective, just and humane. At John Howard Society of York Region, we aim to produce programming that will reduce crime, reduce the number of victims and repair the social and individual harm that crime causes.

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Sudbury Shelter Closing – Could be a Big Mistake – CBC Morning North
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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