John Howard Society Services available in Newfoundland & Labrador

The John Howard Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is a community-based organization composed of, and governed by, individuals whose goal is to understand and respond to crime and its consequences. We are a voluntary, non-profit agency that provides counselling, residential, employment and related services to adult and youth ex-offenders. It is a registered charity that serves to encourage the development and maintenance of a just, humane and effective response to the causes and consequences of crime.

Institutional Support Line

The John Howard Society of Newfoundland and Labrador has a support line available to inmates, their families, correctional staff and community members to ask questions about the criminal justice system, community supports and resources.

Residential Facilities

Intervention Programs

Interventions are delivered using a trauma informed approach and designed to provide support, education and new coping strategies addressing intimate partner violence, trauma and addictions, positive parenting, emotional regulation, positive non-criminogenic behavior, impaired driving awareness and sexual offences.

Employment Programs

Prison In-Reach Programs

Community Programs

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How you can help

The John Howard Society depends on public involvement. All levels of the organization – from local to national – are governed by voluntary Boards of Directors. Volunteers are extensively involved in the direct service work of the Society. Many also support the work of the John Howard Society through donations.