Welcome to the John Howard Society of the North Okanagan/Kootenay Region. Please note our website has moved to www.jhsnok.ca.

Our website has moved. Please visit www.jhsnok.ca for up to date content.


Take your time and browse through our website at www.jhsnok.ca. You will find information on the services and programs we provide as well as details on the behind the scenes work we do to strengthen our community.

We provide Work BC employment services to citizens who have barriers to employment. We will walk with you to take the steps necessary to find gainful employment or fulfilling volunteerism.

We provide a number of programs aimed at supporting people living with addiction and seeking recovery. There are different paths you can take and when you are ready we will work with you to take the steps necessary. We provide residential addiction's treatment, supported recovery housing, supported harm reduction housing and intervention services.

We provide housing, supported housing and a homeless prevention program.

We also provide programs geared towards supporting people who are absolutely homeless through our two shelters and our homeless outreach program.

It is through relationships and shared visions with stakeholders that we serve our community with public safety, housing, employment, shelter and addictions recovery services as our top priorities.

Kelly Fehr & Randene Wejr, Co-Executive Directors

Latest BC News

Posted: Dec 11, 2017

The John Howard Society of the North Okanagan & Community Region's Dec 2017 Quarterly Newsletter is here. Inside you will find information on upcoming projects, donations and you will learn more about our Board & Staff. 

Vernon resident earns Spirit of John Howard Award

Posted: Oct 19, 2016

Prince George Citizen

Posted: Oct 17, 2016

2015-16 Annual Report Online

Posted: Oct 3, 2016

We achieved a huge amount in the past year, and you can read about it in our 2015-16 Annual Report. 


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