COVID-19 Experience Art Project Contest

How are you self-isolating to stop the spread of COVID-19? CJHS clients, staff, volunteers and other stakeholders are invited to share an art project that illustrates their experience with COVID-19 or what they are doing to pass the time! Projects… Read More

Help CJHS win $20,000!

You can help the Calgary John Howard Society (CJHS) win $20,000 through the Canada Helps’ Great Canadian Giving Challenge! During the month of June, every $1 donated to CJHS through Canada Helps counts as one ballot to help us win… Read More

Our response to COVID-19

Our response to COVID-19 In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calgary John Howard Society (CJHS) is committed to the health and safety of our clients, volunteers and staff, while continuing to prevent crime and make Calgary communities safer.… Read More

National John Howard Society Awards

Each year, staff and volunteers at John Howard Societies across the country are nominated and recognized for the outstanding contribution they have made to their communities in terms of restorative justice, crime prevention and making communities safer. In November 2019,… Read More

Fluffy visitors bring joy to Berkana House

Fluffy visitors bring joy to Berkana House Who doesn’t love puppies and kittens? Thanks to Megan’s Rescue Efforts Society, the women at CJHS’s Berkana House were treated to some very special furry visitors in November 2019. Pet therapy has become… Read More

CJHS competes in the 2019 Fast Pitch Finals

Ever wondered how employing former offenders actually reduces crime & makes Calgary safer? We shared this message and more at the 2019 Fast Pitch Finals hosted by Social Venture Partners Calgary on Nov. 7! Watch the three-minute pitch below.