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John Howard Society of Sudbury

Criminal Justice Services

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Provides various services including the following:
  • Individual counselling and referrals to other resources
  • Library Services for inmates
  • Community Education through displays, discussions
  • Guest speakers to speak on various topics
Institutional Visitation
  • Visits people at the local jail in response to requests
  • Advocates with legal aid and involvement with the family
Pre-Release Planning
  • Meets with inmates, at their request, to develop an individual plan of action that can be followed upon release
  • Develops a plan based on individual need and may involve networking and collaborating with service providers to assure assistance to clients
  • Provides follow-up and support once released
Community Service Order Program
  • Provides an option to jail sentences and can be a condition of a probation order for adult and youth offenders
  • Works a specific number of hours of community service work
  • Focuses on assistance for seniors, non-profit organizations, and physically challenged persons
Reconciliation Between Victims and Offenders
  • Facilitates reconciliation between victim and offender where both parties are willing to undergo a group conference to discuss the offence, the effects of the offence on the victim and appropriate consequences for the offender
Youth Referral Project
  • Determines the most appropriate consequences with the alleged young offender, parent(s)/caregiver(s), John Howard Society and the police
Anger Management Program
  • Teaches people to use appropriate thoughts and actions to express anger
  • Teaches skills to help understand themselves and how to identify and express their anger appropriately
Extrajudicial Sanctions/Enhanced Extrajudicial Sanctions
  • Provides community based post charge sanctions for youth, outside of formal judicial proceedings, where a young person cannot be adequately dealt with by police cautions, warnings or referrals to community support programs
Sudbury Youth Rocks Program
  • Provides music lessons to youth who are at risk of conflict with the law or who do not have the opportunity to play a musical instrument and who want to learn music and join a band
Hours of Operation
0900 - 1630
0900 - 1630
0900 - 1630
0900 - 1630
0900 - 1630

Tue-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Reconciliation Between Victims and Offenders
  • Youth ages 12-17

Extrajudicial Sanction
  • Youth ages 12-17

Sudbury Youth Rocks Program
  • Youth ages 10-17

Residency Requirements: Surrounding communities within the city limits
Application Process
Call for more information
Program ; None - Youth Programs
Documents Required
No documents required
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 6, 2021