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Organization: John Howard Society of Niagara - St Catharines - King St  
Phone Numbers: 905-682-2657
Fax: 905-984-6918
Email: jobgym@jhs-niagara.ca
Website: www.jhs-niagara.ca
Address:
210 King St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 3J9
Intersection: King St and Court St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Contacts: Jay Gemmell - Executive Director
905-682-2657 ext 222 * jgemmell@jhs-niagara.ca
Service Description: Provides community-based programs and services to adults and youth in the fields of justice, prevention, employment and education throughout the Niagara Region

Programs include:

Justice
  • Bail Verification and Supervision
  • Adult Community Service Order
  • Adult Diversion
  • Direct Accountability
  • Justice Services Volunteer Program
  • Intermittent Community Work
  • Non-Residential Attendance Centre

Education

RISE (Reducing Incidences of Suspensions and Expulsions)
  • provides education structure and supervision to youth suspended or expelled from DSBN schools
  • ensures the opportunity to continue education

Supervised Alternative Learning (SAL)
  • offered in partnership with the Niagara Catholic District School Board and the District School Board of Niagara
  • non-academic programming for students who have been suspended or expelled
  • includes sports and arts programs
  • transportation is funded

Project Rewind (Restore Events With Integrity Negotiation and Dignity)
  • school-based restorative justice program
  • uses restorative conferences to address issues such as bullying, racial and cultural confrontation, relationship difficulties and harassment

Prevention

Changes
  • offered in partnership with the Prevent Challenge foundation
  • provides money in response to requests from the DSBN to at risk youth and families

Used work boots are available at no cost on a walk-in basis only * an alternate website is: www.jobgym.ca

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: RISE: Students suspended for six or more days

Other programs eligibility is specific to particular programs. Visit website for eligibility information.
Age: 12.00 years and older
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Niagara Region  
See Also: Courts and Court Assistance

This information was last completely updated on October 3, 2016

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