Support, Hope, Growth!

Welcome to the Nanaimo Region John Howard Society! We are a non-profit charitable organization operating in the Nanaimo region. For over 50 years, we have provided community based services that promote responsible and accountable behaviours that lead to a safer community. We offer programs that are innovative and recognized for being best practice. The excellence of our Restorative Justice Program has been recognized both nationally and internationally. Our Forensic Housing and Outreach Program received the BC Mental Health and Addiction Services Award of Excellence. In May 2012, the Guthrie Therapeutic Community program was the recipient of the Premier’s Award for Innovation.