Record Details
Alternate Name JHS ; PAR
Office Phone Newmarket 905-895-9943 * Markham 905-470-0003 * Direct Accountability Program 905-895-2950
Fax 905-895-0861
E-Mail admin@johnhowardyorkregion.on.ca
Website www.johnhoward.on.ca/yorkregion
Primary Contact Christin Cullen, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Phil O'Donnell, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-895-9943 ext 201; Email: admin@johnhowardyorkregion.on.ca
Primary Executive Christin Cullen, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Trillium ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto ; Fees
Description (Service) programs to reduce crime, reduce the number of victims and repair the social and individual harm that crime causes, programs and services for reducing unemployment, isolation and poverty, circumstances that escalate rather than decrease the chances of re-offending

Court Diversion Program fee for service initiative * selected individuals with federal charges are provided with an opportunity to be diverted from the traditional court process while still being held accountable for the offence * sanctions may include Community Service Hours or programming as deemed appropriate by the Crown Attorney

Direct Accountability Program alternative to prosecution for adults 18 years and older who have been charged with minor criminal offences * involves accused persons being held accountable through relevant and meaningful community-based sanctions
Eligibility for the program is determined by Crown Attorney’s office * Sanctions determined either by senior Crown Attorney or Community Justice Worker and could include restitution, letter of apology, volunteer work, charitable donation, attending program or presentation and/or entering into a Peace Bond

Record Suspensions Support support to obtain record suspension allows people who have made positive life changes to be freed from many of the negative impacts of having a criminal record * see website for details on process, eligibility and support available Reintegration Support Servicesprovides support to access employment, job and life skills, housing and food security to increase the capacity of individuals and families to work towards building economic independence

Anger Management Program eight (8) educational and therapeutic sessions utilizes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and aims to support each participant’s unique goals * objective is to increase an individual’s capacity to understand and manage his anger REACH program provides drop-in group based sessions, support and referrals to individuals to support them in engaging in healthier relationships * voluntary program see alsoHealthy Youth Preventative Education (HYPE) Program and Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program -
Hours Regular Business Hours * Specific program times may vary
Areas Served York Region
Boundaries York Region
Eligibility Any resident of York Region impacted by criminal justice system * HYPE for youth ages 12-25 * court diversion and direct accountability programs eligibility determined by Crown Attorney
Application Call for information
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Website, Interpretation, Publications
Fees Service - fees calculated on a sliding scale/based on income ; some programs are free
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16600 Bayview Ave, Ste 306
Newmarket, ON L3X 1Z9
 
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Intersection Bayview Ave and Mulock Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Anger Management ; Community Service Orders ; Domestic Violence Intervention Programs ; Ex-Offender Counselling ; Family Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Inmates/Ex-Offenders ; Record Suspension Assistance

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