Myth or Fact

Myth: John Howard Society of Saskatchewan is against incarceration.

Fact: John Howard Society recognizes that incarnation is a
necessary sanction for serious and violent offenses.
Our sole interest is in effective, just and humane treatment when people are sent to prison.

Rehabilitation needs to start once they begin their sentence to properly prepare them to re-enter society.

This process helps to ensure safer communities, lower recidivism rates and reduces taxpayer costs.