Effective, just, and humane responses
to the causes and consequences of crime
Building a three story 24-unit transitional housing facility
Programs, services and support for men and their families.
Anger Management & Building Healthy Relationships
Diversion from the criminal justice system
Connecting inmates with housing, literacy, education and employment resources
Social enterprise retail location with low cost rescued food and local vendors
The John Howard Society of Brandon works to repair harm done by crime through restorative justice and providing supports and resources for individuals and their families.
1. To empower offenders, victims and the community through the process of restorative justice
2. To promote reform of the justice system to one of restorative justice, which includes victims, communities and offenders
3. To encourage active involvement of volunteers in responding to the issues of crime
4. To facilitate public awareness and dialogue regarding the causes of crime and possible solutions
As restrictions change so will our services. Currently Mediation/Programming and Diversion services are by appointment. The Men's Resource Centre is operating at a reduced capacity and intends to do so to ensure quality of service delivery and safe COVID -19 precautions.
On 25 September 2019 Board Chair Ted Dzogan, Board members Chris Schneider and Jodi Chubaty joined Executive Director Ross Robinson for the "Meet the Judges" session with the SCC.
The opportunity arose to speak with Judge Russell Brown on the role of post sentencing mediation to generate greater victim satisfaction and improved recidivism.