John Howard Society of London and District

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Record #: LON3295 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Jul 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-438-4168
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)Information, 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

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

Direct Accountability Program - Alternative to prosecution for eligible adults who have been charged with minor criminal offenses

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

Women's Groups - Weekly support group for women who have a loved one involved in the criminal justice system

Services and Programs:
  • Bail Verification and Supervision Program
  • Counselling Services
  • Institutional Services
  • Kingston Trips
  • Middlesex County Youth Outreach
  • Record Suspension Clinics
HoursMon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-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
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveTaghrid Hussain, Executive Director
FundingDonations ; Private ; Provincial - MCYS ; United Way
Agency Services
Site Information
Site LocationCentral London
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
601 Queens Ave
London, ON N6B 1Y9
IntersectionAdelaide St and Queens Ave
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Service CategoriesAlternative Dispute Resolution ; Ex-Offender Counselling ; Family Prison Visitation Support ; Inmate Social Service Programs ; Inmate Visitation Programs ; Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling ; Pardon/Amnesty Assistance