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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Links

Since November 2017, SLSC has been pleased to be a part of the Coalition on Reforming Segregation in Ontario’s Correctional Institutions (the Coalition) along with other community stakeholders that are concerned with supporting the health and well-being of people who are incarcerated by promoting mental health, health equity and restorative justice. The Coalition is working to […]

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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’ with the PeerLife Collaborative. This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the LifeLine program based on an analysis of historical data. It also evaluates work […]

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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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