skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 69198 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ONTARIO - ANNUAL REPORT, 1979
Corporate Author: John Howard Soc of Ontario
Canada
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: John Howard Soc of Ontario
Ottawa,Ontario K1Y 135, Canada
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: THE ANNUAL REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ONTARIO ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORGANIZATION ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: GOALS OF THE PRIVATE SOCIAL AGENCY ARE TO ASSIST OFFENDERS WHO HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED BUT NOT INSTITUTIONALIZED, INMATES, AND EXCONVICTS; TO WORK FOR REFORM OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; AND TO INFORM CITIZENS ABOUT CRIME IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. THE PROVINCIAL OFFICE IN TORONTO HAS THE MAIN RESPONSBILITY FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND REFORM; A PROVINCIAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVINCIAL OPERATION. THE SIXTEEN BRANCHES ARE THE FUNCTIONAL UNITS THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE; 110 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS ARE SUPPORTED BY 500 VOLUNTEERS. IN AN ATTEMPT TO MINIMIZE DESTRUCTIVE EFFECTS OF PRISON ON OFFENDERS AND TO PROMOTE THEIR INTEGRATION, SERVICES ARE DESIGNED TO MEET THE PARTICULAR NEEDS OF INDIVIDUAL OFFENDERS AND COMMUNITIES. PROGRAMS AVAILABLE PROVINCEWIDE INCLUDE LEGAL AID AND RELEASE ASSISTANCE TO INMATES STILL IN PRISON, ASSISTANCE TO INMATES' FAMILIES IN THE FORM OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND COUNSELING, DIRECT FINANCIAL AID FOR FOOD AND SHELTER, INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING, EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES AND RESUME WRITING, PAROLE SUPERVISION, COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS, AND PRISONER INFORMATION SERVICES LINKING INMATES WITH OUTSIDE INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS. THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT SHOWS AN OPERATING FUND SURPLUS FOR 1979. A SUMMARY OF ACCOUNTING POLICIES AND ADDRESSES OF BRANCH OFFICES ARE SUPPLIED.
Index Term(s): Families of inmates; Ontario; Post-release programs; Prerelease programs; Social reintegration; Volunteer programs
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=69198

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.