John Howard Society London and District

Site: Stratford Jail

Service: Institutional Visiting and Reintegration Support Program

Record #: PER1698
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2023


Description (Service)

Visiting program every Thursday morning (specific day subject to change, please call office to confirm) that offers :

  • counselling, advocacy and support
  • discharge planning/reintegration planning
  • drug treatment options
  • government services
  • financial service
  • housing basic needs
  • clients are referred to local organizations and agencies
  • worker assists with filling out applications, scheduling appointments, follow up release appointments and information about the criminal justice system

Anger management group offered monthly to incarcerated individuals on Thursdays afternoons. There are three group sessions to allow individuals to start addressing and understanding their anger, gain an assessment of their personal anger and develop healthy responses to anger in the home, work, and community.

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. 

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Thurs 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Fri- 8:30 am - 3 pm. Closed 12 noon-1 pm daily

Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
  • Incarcerated individuals
  • Individuals recently released from custody
  • Family members of incarcerated individuals
  • Application Call
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Stratford
    Address & Map
    Stratford Jail
    30 St Andrew St
    Stratford, ON N5A 1A3
    View Google Map
    Intersection Birmingham St and St Andrew St
    Mailing Address c/o Courtney Coqu 
    601 Queens Ave 
    London, ON N6B 1Y9
    Physical Access Not Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone Office: 519-438-4168 Ext 224
    Collect calls accepted
    Fax 519-438-7670
    Primary Contact Courtney Coqu, Institutional Worker
    Primary Executive Taghrid Hussain, Executive Director

    Agency Overview

    My Perth Huron
    Connect Youth Perth Huron
    iVolunteer Perth Huron
    United Way Perth Huron