About SLSC

MISSION:  To promote humane and informed justice policy and responsible leadership to foster safe communities. It: Endorses evidence-based approaches to criminal and social justice; Conducts research and develops policy Supports its member affiliates; and Advances collaborative relationships and communication among individuals and organizations dedicated to social justice. VISION: SLSC strives to be a leading learning organization, […]

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St. Leonard’s Society of Peterborough

Service Delivery  St. Leonard’s Society of Peterborough provides residential and community services to federally sentenced men aged 18 and over.  Description The philosophy of Edmison House is to demonstrate to each resident that the community cares and is concerned about his release. We understand that reintegration can be difficult and do our best to assist our residents […]

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Origins of SLSC

In 1962, the first St. Leonard’s Half-way home opened its doors in Windsor to welcome men who had spent time behind bars and needed a secure haven to make a clean start. A practical and determined Anglican priest by the name of Thomas Neil Libby saw the need for a re-entry residence that would help […]

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Terms of Service

This Agreement was last modified on July 23, 2013. Please read these Terms of Service (“Agreement”, “Terms of Service”) carefully before using http://www.stleonards.ca (“the Site”) operated by St. Leonard’s Society of Canada (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at http://www.stleonards.ca. By […]

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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on July 23, 2013. St. Leonard’s Society of Canada (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://www.stleonards.ca (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and […]

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Misconceptions

My involvement with St. Leonard’s society dates back to 1987 when I first joined St. Leonard’s in London ON, and later became its President and National Board member as well. I believe in a person’s ability to change, their need for dignity and hope and the best possible framework, education and support to make that […]

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Partners & Additional Resources

Partners & Other Stakeholders Community Corrections: – Correctional Reform Coalition (CRC): SLSC is a member of the CRC, which is made up of agencies and private individuals engaged in provincial correctional issues in Ontario.  – National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ): SLSC is a member of NAACJ, an organization that’s goal is to enhance and […]

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Research Publications

Collaborative Publications: Life(r)’s Work: An Historical Analysis and Evaluation of a Program for Life Sentenced People in Canada (2017) SLSC is proud to have supported the development of Life(r)’s Work: An Historical Analysis and Evaluation of a Program for Life Sentenced People in Canada with the PeerLife Collaborative. This report provides a comprehensive assessment of […]

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