Mentoring Program Helps Both Internationally Trained Professionals and Guelph CompaniesJune 22, 2017
Guelph – Being new to Canada can be very challenging as newcomers must adapt to a different culture, language, work standards and job market.
RBC Helps Families Access Mental Health SupportJune 13, 2017
Royal Bank of Canada has provided $150,000 of funding that will help children and youth struggling with their mental health in Waterloo Region. The funds will be used to help organizations providing children’s mental health programs, to install software that will help staff accurately and consistently assess the needs of children and youth.
Steps for Kids Surpasses Goal, Raises $148,000June 12, 2017
On Sunday May 7, more than 600 members of the community gathered at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre to talk about children’s mental health and raise funds for children’s mental health programs.
Parents & Caregivers Invited to Share InsightsMay 18, 2017
Parents for Children’s Mental Health is seeking input from caregivers who have received child and youth mental health services in Waterloo Region over the past 2 years. Your thoughts will help inform the planning of future child and youth mental health services in the Region.
Steps for Kids is May 7th, 2017!April 20, 2017
Waterloo - Lutherwood’s annual fundraising event, Steps for Kids will take place at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre on Sunday, May 7th. All proceeds raised will support specialized mental health programs that are a critical part of the treatment plan for children at Lutherwood.
Children’s Mental Health Week Activities Include Clint MalarchukApril 5, 2017
Waterloo - Former NHL goaltender turned mental health advocate, Clint Malarchuk comes to Waterloo Region on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, as part of Children’s Mental Health Week.
Front Door Offers Rural Access to Children's Mental Health ServicesJanuary 30, 2017
As of January 2017, thanks to a new opportunity funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Front Door is making children’s mental health services more accessible to rural communities in North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.
The Home Depot’s Kitchener West and Waterloo stores raise $13,952 for LutherwoodNovember 4, 2016
Waterloo, November 2nd, 2016: The Home Depot’s Kitchener West and Waterloo store raised $13,952 for Lutherwood’s Safe Haven Shelter through its Orange Door Project fundraising campaign.
Mohawk College Partnership Expands Access to Child & Youth Mental Health Resources for Students and FacultyOctober 25, 2016
Hamilton, Ontario… As part of a knowledge exchange initiative, Mohawk College has become an academic partner with Umind to provide access to and heighten awareness of child and youth mental health (CYMH) resources for students, faculty, graduates, community partners, and CYMH professionals across Canada and globally.
(Not So) Risky BusinessOctober 24, 2016
Risk is a part of any business – including organizations offering services that support vulnerable children and youth. Having a comprehensive and properly implemented risk management plan is critical to ensure safety and help everyone sleep a bit better.