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Welcome! St. Leonard’s Society of Canada (SLSC) is a membership-based, charitable organization dedicated to community safety. The first St. Leonard’s transitional residence opened its doors in Windsor in 1962 to welcome ex-prisoners and help them establish themselves in the community. The success of the program was soon recognized and it was duplicated in other cities, leading to the creation of […]

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Links

Press Releases LifeLine Press Release April 2012   Community Corrections Links National Parole Board (Canada) Correctional Service Canada Correctional Service Canada Research Publications Public Safety Canada The National Associations Active in Criminal Justice   Restorative Justice Links Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Diversion Association Mediate Restorative Justice at CSC Restorative Justice (Public Safety Canada)

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Research Publications

Current Research Initiatives: SLSC and St. Leonard’s Home Trenton will be working together to develop Beyond Custody: Positive Pathways to Housing for Youth in Conflict with the Law. This project is funded under the Innovative Solutions to Homelessness (ISH) branch of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) at Employment and Social Development Canada. This project will build on SLSC’s […]

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Awards

Each year St. Leonard’s Society of Canada presents awards to individuals who, through their dedication or achievement, have enhanced our efforts to give ex-offenders a chance for change and an opportunity to assume productive lives in our society. Following are the special categories of award with which we honour these caring individuals: The Cody Award […]

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