John Howard Society London and District

Site: Stratford Jail

Service: Institutional Visiting and Reintegration Support Program

Description
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. Available 24/7.
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
Eligibility
  • 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
     
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    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
    E-Mail ccoqu@jhslondon.on.ca
    Website www.johnhoward.on.ca/london
    Primary Contact Courtney Coqu, Institutional Worker
    Primary Executive Taghrid Hussain, Executive Director

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