Social Reintegration Service – Espadrille

Reintegration into society after serving a sentence

Since 2001, the Espadrille Social Reintegration Service has provided assistance and support to adult offenders serving a sentence under provincial jurisdiction as well as people serving their sentence in the community in order to help them successfully reintegrate into society. The service uses different approaches, including choice theory, cognitive behavioural therapy, and systemic and humanistic approaches.

Our services aim to help participants:

  • Acquire psychosocial skills (problem solving, self-control, self-awareness, critical thinking, prioritizing needs);
  • Achieve autonomy (awareness and accountability, knowledge of community resources in the area, integration into society and the community, compliance with social norms, etc.);
  • Gain stability in their personal life (emotions, family, self-esteem, relationships) and professional life (training, socialization, employment, resources). 

Discover the three components of this resource

Community monitoring Community support Workshops

To register or for more information

Email us at or leave us a voice message at 514 849-8393, extension 1725. Please indicate your phone number and the workshop you would like to sign up for.

Program partners

"I needed to learn how to unlearn so I could relearn how to function in society."


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