Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime

About Us

Vision Statement

A socially just, harmonious and safe community.

Mission Statement

Advancing the work of the John Howard Societies across Alberta through promotion, research and public education on issues of public safety and crime prevention.

Core Values

The following are the core values of the John Howard Society of Alberta. These values guide the work that we do in the community and the way we work amongst ourselves and with others. They are the foundation upon which we form our positions on criminal justice issues, work together as staff and board members, and serve our communities.

  • Accountability
  • Community Responsibility
  • Compassion
  • Dignity
  • Equity
  • Freedom
  • Human Potential
  • Individuality
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Safety

Photo Credits

Some of the photos in the banners at the top of our pages are used under a Creative Commons licence, which requires attribution. Here is a list of those photos, along with links to where more information can be obtained about them.

Edmonton skyline: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Skyline-edmonton.jpg

Calgary skyline: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calgary1-Szmurlo.jpg

Lethbridge viaduct: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lethbridge.JPG

Medicine Hat river view: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MedHatRiverView.JPG

Red Deer aerial: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red_Deer_-_Aerial_-_downtown_bridges.jpg

Banff (mountains): http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Banf_Alberta_Canada.jpg

Farm: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Farm_Hwy_37_Alberta_Canada_02A.jpg

Alberta Legislature: by marceloilers - http://www.flickr.com/photos/41029160@N03/4640634355/in/photostream/