John Howard Society of Durham Region
Mission: To reduce the impact of crime and its causes by providing a spectrum of effective prevention and intervention programs.
Main office: 905-579-8482, 75 Richmond Street West, Oshawa, Ontario, L1G 1E3

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Counselling Services

Contact our Ajax Office at 905-427-8165 to book an appoinment for counselling at the JHS office nearest to you.


About The Program

Individual and group counselling is provided on a confidential basis, by qualified professionals. If you are experiencing any of the following, our services can help you.

Individual Counselling

JHS Durham provides counselling support in the following areas:

There is a per session fee. The John Howard Society also has a sliding fee scale for those clients with limited resources.

Group Counselling

Group programs provide a setting where you work with our staff and with other clients to identify the source of your challenges and develop options to help you manage those issues. See the following program information pages for more specific information on how each can play a role in helping you.

Referrals to the JHS Counselling Program come from: community agencies, employers, physicians, psychiatrists, hospitals, police services, lawyers, courts, family and friends or the individuals themselves.

Other Services