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Service Description

Alternative measures refers to means other than formal prosecution for adults charged with certain offenses as approved by the Ministry of Justice and the Crown Prosecutor. In order for an offense to be eligible for the program, adults are required to take responsibility for commmitting the offense.

John Howard Society then arranges a face to face meeting between the offender and the victim. A mediated discussion takes place with the intent of repairing harm and deterring the offender from further criminal activity. Upon successful completion, the charge is withdrawn by the courts.


Adults charged with less serious offences, and not having a significant record of criminal involvement, who take responsibility for committing the offence.

Application Process

Referred to the program by the Ministry of Justice and the crown prosecutor.

Documents Required

Referral from the court.



Moose Jaw Office


15 Hochelaga Street West
Moose Jaw SK  S6H 2E9

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed statutory holidays


Wheelchair access - call for details or special appointment required.

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