This program is designed to increase service provisions to adult male offenders reintegrating into the community. The program assists in reducing recidivism rates of offenders referred to us, and increases community safety while they transition back into their community. Each client is to have a client centred case plan developed prior to release by the JHSS Reintegration Worker that is supportive and acknowledging of the Correctional Reintegration Plan. This plan will also include the clients recognized needs and wants within their transitioning.
Partnering with John Howard Society of Canada and the Canadian Boarder Services Agency, JHSS now offers supports to keep non-citizens who have been accused of a crime in community while they await trial.
The Fine Options Program provides an alternative to paying out of pocket for certain fines. If the fine qualifies, we arrange a volunteer work placement with one of our community partners. This program allows the fine to be worked off through volunteer labor, helping both those who are required to pay the fine, as well as the community.
Visit fineoptions.ca for more information and to register for the program.
We offer support to inmates, family members, correctional staff, chaplains and community members inquiring about the criminal justice system and community support/resources through a toll-free support line, which you can reach by calling 1-888-540-7093.
JHSS is the backbone agency for the Integrated Youth Services (IYS) model in Saskatchewan. IYS is a global movement that focuses on transforming how youth, young people and their families find and access the resources, services and supports they need.
The IYS hubs will be physical spaces to support youth aged 12-25 across Saskatchewan reach their full potential by including a range of youth-targeted services and reducing existing barriers to accessing needed services. IYS is a service model made for youth, by youth.
The goal of Saskatchewan’s model is having communities quickly connecting youth with the right services, in the right place and at the right time.
The Record Suspension Program supports eligible recipients with record suspension (i.e. pardon) application support services. The project targets anyone who is eligible to receive a record suspension; more specifically to include Indigenous and other marginalized communities in Saskatchewan. The Record Suspension Program operates across the province of Saskatchewan in the communities of Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, and Prince Albert. Staff will additionally serve rural areas, including Indigenous communities, bringing the service to them as able.
- Record Suspension Application Guide ,
- Record Suspension Application Form ,
- Court Information Form ,
- Local Police Records Check Form ,
- Measurable Benefit Sustained Rehabilitation Form ,
- Schedule 1 Exception Form ,
- Record Suspension Application Processing Fee Credit Card Payment Form ,
- Remissions Policy
SIL provides youth ages 16-21 with housing and support. Referrals come from (MSS). Youth come to the program with a higher level of commitment to case planning, goal-setting, life skills development and long-term future planning. Youth receive day-to day support from a staff member guiding them in their transition to independence outside of care. This includes: supporting the youth as they navigate the education system, developing employment skills, assistance in securing meaningful employment, evolving their life skills, such as decision-making, budgeting, cooking, relationships and personal development.
Our placement workers support individuals ordered by the courts to complete community service hours as part of their sentence. Once hours have been ordered, the individual meets with their Corrections worker and receives the referral to our program. The placement worker meets with the individual to complete the paperwork and pick a placement that best suits the needs of the individual. The placement worker tracks and monitors the placement and work being done, reporting back to the Corrections worker who then notifies the courts.