John Howard Society of London and District

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Record #: LON3295 Last Modified: 15 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 16 Jul 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-438-4168
Agency Information
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveTaghrid Hussain, Executive Director
FundingDonations ; Private ; Provincial - MCYS ; United Way
Agency Services
Description and Service Details
DescriptionInformation, referral and counselling to offenders, people at risk of offending and family members of both groups * assistance with pardon applications * work boots occasionally available * referrals and vouchers for clothing and household items * walk-in crisis assistance * one-on-one and family counselling referrals available

Community Education - Works with other community groups to educate and involve people in understanding social justice issues * information and workshops about the criminal justice system and its impact on society * provides speakers to schools, churches and community organizations on various topics

Bail Verification and Supervision Program - Offers an alternative to incarceration for people while waiting for court deposition

Boullee, Huron and Kipps Lane Project - Offers one-on-one counselling and groups for children, youth and families who reside in three subsidized housing projects

Children's Groups - Groups for girls and boys living in subsidized housing projects

Counselling Services - Assists ex-offenders in re-integrating back into the community

Direct Accountability Programming Options - Alternative to prosecution for eligible adults who have been charged with minor criminal offences

Institutional Service - Weekly visits to the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre and the Stratford Jail are made to provide counselling and support and help people in correctional facilities plan for services required upon release

Kingston Trips - Provides opportunities for family members of incarcerated people to visit Kingston area institutions

Middlesex County Youth Outreach - Registered social worker visits schools in Northwest Middlesex County and receives referrals of high-risk youth for counselling

Native Services - Delivers culturally relevant probation and parole for adult and youth aboriginal offenders

Record Suspension/Pardon Clinics - Assistance in completing criminal record suspension (known as pardons) applications and information on travel waivers (document that allows Canadians with a criminal record to travel to other countries)

Women's Groups - Weekly support group for women who have a loved one involved in the criminal justice system
HoursMon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm * Fri 8:30am-3pm * Closed 12noon-1pm daily
Areas ServedElgin County ; London ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County
BoundariesLondon, Middlesex and some services in Elgin and Oxford
EligibilityPersons involved in the justice system, persons at risk of becoming involved in the justice system, their families and high risk youth
ApplicationCall or visit * criminal justice referrals
Site Information
Site LocationCentral London
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
601 Queens Ave
London, ON N6B 1Y9
IntersectionQueens Ave and Adelaide St
AccessibilityNot Accessible