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John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area

Site: Bail Verification and Supervision Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-522-4446 x291
Fax 905-524-2223
Primary Contact Holly Tasker, Team Leader; Phone: (Cell) 905-979-6880
Alternate Contact Donna de Jong, Manager, Adult Justice & Community Services; Phone: ext 247; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Ruth Greenspan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Verification Services - Persons in custody awaiting bail hearings are interviewed in lock-up at the Ontario Court of Justice, Hamilton to determine suitability for the program. 
Supervision Services - Counselling and monitoring of those persons released to the Bail Program until court resolution.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - (interpretation, in-agency only) ; Interpretive Services - arranged by the Court for bail hearings ; Staff are available to provide interpreting services in the agency setting in the following languages: Sicilian, Polish, Amharic, French, American Sign Language
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton East
Address & Map
654 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON L8L 3A2
Intersection Sherman Ave N and Barton St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Bail Supervision Programs

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