Adult Programs

Adult Programs | Providing Supportive Housing Edmonton

Adult Support Services

Services and referrals to community resources for offenders, ex-offenders, persons at risk, families of offenders, and other persons affected by crime. Services include: basic needs, employment preparation, referrals to resources, assistance with Record Suspensions and institutional supports. (click here for more information)

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday 
8:30am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Open- 8:30am - 11:30am

Drop-In Single Session Counselling

Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (last appointment at 3:00 p.m.)

For life's challenges, our NO-COST drop-in counselling services are in your community. With you, our Intern Therapists will focus on your strengths and abilities to help you create a plan for the change you most want in your life. Our single-session therapy is here when you are ready.

We offer individual, couple and family therapy. Our services include referrals to additional services that will support the change you desire.

Our drop-in counselling service is provided by Intern Therapists who are completing their Masters or PhD in therapy or other counselling areas. In addition to the extensive individual and group supervision they receive, we also use a team approach so that you can benefit from many perspectives to help you make the change you desire.

We support you, drawing upon your own strengths and abilities along with providing information that will help you create a plan for the change you most want in your life. If you wish to know about other services in our community we will provide these as well.

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101 Street Apartments

Phone: 780.471.4525  Fax: 780.474.4404

Community based residential special needs treatment facility for adult males, with various psychiatric disorders, physical disabilities and brain injuries, who are on release in the community under the authority of the National Parole Board and Alberta Solicitor General.(click here for more information)

Independence Apartments

Phone: 780.421.7355  Fax: 780.421.7358

Community-based residential facility for adult males on release in the community under the authority of the National Parole Board.
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 Donnelly House

 Phone: 780.757.1095  Fax:780.757.1096

A transitional housing program to assist adult males and females experiencing homelessness.  Donnelly House is an eight bed facility providing support and shelter to adult males and females (16 and over) who are:

  • homeless and need a residence while setting up an apartment or income supports.
  • awaiting funding prior to entering treatment or returning from treatment.
  • needing a place to stabilize from addition use.
  • coming from Provincial Corrections and have a plan for permanent housing.
  • being discharged from acute care without permanent Housing arrangements.

Residents can stay at Donnelly House for up to three months.

Referrals will be accepted from the Corrections Transitions Team, DiverseCity Housing Team, Inner City Support Team and Assertive Community Treatment Team.

 Edmonton Drug Treatment Court Services

Phone: 780.970-5127  Fax: 780.425-1549

The Edmonton Drug Treatment Court Service (EDTCS), formerly known as the Edmonton Drug Treatment and Community Restoration Court (EDTCRC) began in December 2005 with funding from Justice Canada and Health Canada's Drug Strategy Program. The EDCS is operated through a partnership of the Provincial Court of Alberta, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Justice Canada, and is a Program of the Edmonton John Howard Society.

 Drug Treatment Court Services represent a concerted effort to break the cycle of drug use and criminal recividism. They focus on providing treatment for drug-involved offenders who meet a specified criteria and provide an alternative to jail by offering an opprtunity to complete a drug treatment program.


Our Mission:

To Reduce the individual, social and economic cost of illicit substance abuse through an innovative partnership between the criminal justice system, drug treatment services and the community. Our primary objective is to reduce criminal behavour, substance abuse, break the cycle of crime and addiction, enhance the lives of clients and support their reintegration into the community.


Our Vision:

To help create a safer community where offenders with substance abuse problems are given the opportunity to break the cycle of crime and substance abuse and become productive citizens and respected community members.



    The Furniture Program gives people the chance and strength to break away from bad situations. I will be forever grateful.

    The Furniture Program- Client

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    Donnelly House staff showed me that people care.  I felt worry free while staying here. 

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    Thank you to the staff for everything.  The program is awesome and you do make a difference in people lives and I thank you for that.

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Contact the Edmonton
John Howard Society

#401, 10010 105 St.
Edmonton, AB T5J 1C4

Tel: 780.428.7590
Fax: 780.425.1699

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