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John Howard Society of Ottawa

Assists with housing, employment & education, literacy deficits, and problems caused by substance abuse & criminal conduct  for adults in conflict with the law.

Record #: OCR1674 Last Full Update: 16 Jun 2020
Alternate Name JHS Ottawa ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
550 Old St Patrick St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5L5
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Intersection King Edward Ave and St Patrick St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street * Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Services for male and female youth and adult men and women in conflict with, or at risk of coming into conflict with the law 
* Child and Youth Services: prevention, intervention and housing 
* Adult Justice Services: services in court and detention, community reintegration, housing support, and residences 
* Employment and Training Services: pre-employment training and employment services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Individuals over 12 years of age in conflict with, or at risk of coming into conflict with the law * visit website for each program's specific criteria
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French - limited
Fees None
Service Categories Bail Supervision Programs ; Ex-Offender Counselling ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ; Inmate Social Service Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Offender/Ex-Offender Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-7418
Fax 613-789-7431
Social Media Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Tina Matchett-Bianco, Director of Adult Justice Services; Email:
Alternate Contact Christine MacIntosh, Associate Executive Director; Email:
Primary Executive Tyler Fainstat, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1951
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118975119 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - Room and board fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochures * flyers * pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No