Effective, just and humane responses to crime and its causes
About JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF SAULT STE MARIE AND DISTRICT
The John Howard Society has been active in Sault Ste. Marie since 1968. We have 17 professional staff, as well as volunteers and students within the program areas. Many services are open to all in the community including: youth and adults facing barriers to independent/healthy living, offenders, the unemployed and high risk individuals: by virtue of abuse/low education/ lack of safe affordable housing and/or no support system. To ensure a full service continuum, the John Howard Society has become heavily involved in partnerships with other organizations and expands those partnerships each year.
Services include: Community Education, Prevention and Diversion, Restorative Practices within the community including schools, police and agencies, Community Service Order, Extra Judicial Measures, Homeless Prevention Services,Bail Verification and Supervision Program, Discharge Planning, Anger Management, Offender Treatment, Pardon Applications,