Welcome to John Howard Society
of Prince Edward Island
The John Howard Society of P.E.I. , an affiliate of the John Howard Society of Canada, is an incorporated , nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1960 with a great deal of support, effort and involvement by the Kiwanis Club of Charlottetown. Its purpose was to assist Islanders involved in the criminal justice process in the difficult transition from institutional to community living. This assistance is still applicable today however , more and more emphasis is being placed on crime prevention.
The John Howard Society of P.E.I. is governed by a Board of Directors and encourages volunteer involvement, as appropriate in programs and services.