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John Howard Society

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John Howard Society of Ottawa

Youth Housing at JHS Ottawa

The Child and Youth Services Department of JHS Ottawa provide safe, supportive and affordable housing to both young men and young women. 

A Different Street Housing Program (ADS) provides semi-independent accommodation and support to young men, ages 16 to 20, who are at-risk of, or already justice-involved, and homeless or unstably housed.

ADS Housing ProgramServices provided:

  • Comprehensive assessment               
  • Collaborative case planning
  • Individual counselling
  • Practical assistance

 

Summerville Supportive Housing (SSH) was conceived specifically for young women, between the ages of 17 and 21, facing risks to community membership and participation, as well as being homeless or unstably housed.

Summerville Supportive HousingServices provided:

  • Access to a safe and affordable longer-term apartment in an independent housing environment
  • Supports and services from a gender-informed perspective to meet demonstrated needs in four major life areas: career, family, community and self
  • Support in moving on to fully independent living

Adult Housing at JHS Ottawa

The Adult Justice Services Department of JHS provide safe, supportive and affordable housing for chronically homeless men.

The Tom Lamothe Transitional Apartments for homeless ex-offenders and Ste. Anne’s Apartment complex provides support, independent accommodation to adult men, who are returning to the community after a prison sentence.

Adult Justice Services Department of JHSServices provided:

  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Collaborative case planning
  • Individual counselling
  • Practical assistance


 

 

Website: www.ottawa.johnhoward.ca
E-mail: jhsottawa@ottawa.johnhoward.ca
Adress: 550 Old St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5L5
Telephone: 613-789-7418