Any male over the age of 18, serving a sentence in a Canadian federal prison. Canadian citizens serving a sentence in the USA, who wish to be considered, must transfer to a Federal Institution in Canada. The St. Leonard’s Society of Hamilton accepts Day Parole, Full Parole, Statutory Release, Long Term Supervision Orders and Unescorted Temporary Absences. The applicant must be stable in regards to mental health symptoms and medications. Clinton House CRF is accessible, however the applicant must be independent in that they are able to care for themselves, including hygiene, utilizing mobility aids, and eating independently. Referrals may be initiated by the individual, physicians, service providers, and/or the criminal justice system. We strongly encourage that applicants have a strong rationale for applying for a release to Hamilton such as family/friend support in the area or confirmed employment or school.
The Institution Parole officer will inform the applicant of the result.
Family, friends or supports of a person who meets the above criteria can download the application below and mail it to them for the applicant to complete.