John Howard Society London and District

Site: Stratford

Service: Bail Verification and Supervision Program

Record #: PER0370
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2023


Description (Service)

The program provides community supervision to eligible individuals, over 16 years old, who do not have the financial or social supports to meet bail requirements. Prospective clients are interviewed while in custody to determine eligibility.  If release is approved by the court, clients report weekly, or more frequently by phone or in person to have their conditions monitored. 


HOPE Kits provided to aid individuals upon release from Stratford jail to ensure a safe and successful return to the community, who may otherwise face homelessness. Available during office hours.

Service Details

Hours Mon to Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Owen Sound ; Perth County ; Stratford ; Walkerton
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Program is available to people accused of a criminal offence(s)
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
United Centre
32 Erie St.
Stratford, ON N5A 2M4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Bail worker can meet at other locations.

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-200-0968
Fax 519-273-9350
Primary Contact Destini Hearn, Bail Supervisor; Email:
Alternate Contact Ana Rojas, John Howard Society of London and District Bail Office; Phone: 519-518-5420 ext 109
Primary Executive Taghrid Hussain, Executive Director; Phone: 519-438-4168; Fax: 519-438-7670; Email:

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