Welcome to John Howard Society of Ottawa

The John Howard Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit, charitable organization committed to providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services throughout the Ottawa area. Our organization has a strong history of helping individuals, and families, who are at risk of, or have come into, conflict with the law. Our work includes the provision of prevention and intervention services, as well as advocacy, public education, and community partnerships.

Our diverse client group includes youth and adults, males and females, from a wide cross section of social, ethnic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds representative of our broader community.

John Howard Society of Ontario launches new Counter Point Series

On November 5th, the John Howard Society of Ontario’s Centre of Research, Policy & Program Development is launching The Counter Point, a new publication series that aims to get Ontarians talking about crime and social justice issues.

The series seeks to demystify common myths around crime while making often complex topics or debates more accessible, especially for those who have never had any contact with the criminal justice system.

Please follow this link (www.johnhoward.on.ca) to learn more about The Counter Point.

Celebrating 60 Years of Service to the Community

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