Mission & vision


The Atlantic Halfway House Association is a self-sustaining, non-governmental organization of service professionals and agencies who believe in the positive impacts of community re-integration and working together to achieve a premier industry standard in community corrections in Atlantic Canada.

AHHA members work together with communities to promote client integration and public safety.
The AHHA and its members promote community release and the effective use of community resources such that all clients are placed in a least restrictive environment, which promotes personal growth and safe integration at the earliest opportunity.

Core values:

  • AHHA members work to promote the interests of all Halfway Houses through the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and skills
  • The AHHA, as a central organization advocating for community justice in the Atlantic Region, works with other organizations in a manner that promotes understanding and advancement of our shared mission and values.
  • AHHA members operate inclusive, supportive and culturally sensitive residences and programs.
  • The AHHA and its members support the use of the CSC/Voluntary Sector Relationship Principles.
  • The AHHA and its members advocate for funding practices that assure the vitality and stability of halfway houses and safe staffing.
  • The AHHA and its members work for the good of all programs and residential services promoting better practices in community corrections