• Just, Humane
    and Effective

    Responses to Crime
    and its Causes
  • Supporting
    Francophone, Anglophone,
    Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq

Programs &

The highest quality of evidence based program services which meet the diverse needs of clients and their families.

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First Nations
JHS Network

Maliseet & Mi'kmaq JHS's (1st in Canada) with a shared vision reflective of their communities.


Program Development
Research & Innovation

Addressing the social determinants of crime, improving the social conditions within communities.


Our History...

Having operated in the Province of New Brunswick since 1953, The John Howard Society of New Brunswick through partnerships, advocacy and reform has established a well-known and highly regarded reputation in the field of crime prevention and social justice – contributing to a just, peaceful and safe society.


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Who We Are

We promote and support healthy and safe communities by engaging in activities that address the determinants and consequences of crime.

For the past several years, The John Howard Society of New Brunswick has reconnected and built new relationships with local and regional networks across the province enhancing the society’s capacity in rural, First Nations, Anglophone and Francophone communities to oversee the development of a social and criminal justice development process customized to the emerging needs of each individual community.

Our Branches & Affiliates

In New Brunswick there are John Howard Society branches, satellite offices and affiliates all across the province. To find detailed information about your nearest local office, please click on the map below:

What We Do

The provincial society promotes contracts involving John Howard local and regional branches, affiliates and networks including provincial wide services through its partnerships with local, provincial and federal governments.

The society’s alliance with experts in academia and federal/provincial strategies and committees allows the agency to provide viable solutions to identified community needs in such areas as education, employment, counselling, skill development, professional services and residential housing for youth, adults and families experiencing barriers to sustainable housing. With the setting up of the John Howard Atlantic Research & Innovation Centre (ARIC) the provincial branch has greatly enhanced its research and innovation capacity.