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New Bedford House opens after 15-year journey

After 15 years, the Calgary John Howard Society (CJHS)’s new Bedford House has finally opened. CJHS hosted a grand opening event on June 12, 2019 for over 140 guests to celebrate the opening of the new residence, as well as… Read More

Alberta Blue Cross donates $1,000 in-kind

When people come to CJHS, they are often lacking even the most basic of things, especially when first coming out of prison. Now, thanks to an in-kind donation from Alberta Blue Cross, 10 marginalized Calgarians will have the bedding they… Read More

Computer sessions for marginalized adults

Computers are essential in today’s world, and digital literacy is an important skill for people who’ve been in prison, so they can successfully reintegrate into the community. At CJHS, we offer free computer sessions for adults involved in the justice… Read More