FASD Website Launched
Lutherwood, in partnership with the Waterloo Region FASD Diagnostic Steering Committee and the Waterloo Region FASD Action Group, as launched a new website with helpful information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and services available in Waterloo Region.
Employment Services Nominated in Guelph Mercury’s Readers’ Choice Award
Guelph – Lutherwood is proud to announce that it has been nominated for the Guelph Mercury Readers’ Choice Awards in the category of Favourite Employment Services.
Children's Mental Health Week (May 6-12)
Lutherwood and kidsLINK have launched two radio ads to raise awareness of Children's Mental Health Week.
Lutherwood and kidsLINK keep the Front Door open
Helping children, families with mental health issues access support
Waterloo, Ontario, May 3, 2012- Help is as close as the Front Door for children, youth and families facing mental health issues. For Waterloo Region residents, there’s a place they can turn to for the support and tools they need to live healthier, happier lives.
Best Workplace Three-peat
WATERLOO (April 19, 2012) – For the third consecutive year, the Great Place To Work Institute has identified Lutherwood as one of Canada’s 50 Best Workplaces. In addition to being identified 12th overall in the medium-sized category, it was recognized as one of the top 10 best workplaces for women and was recognized as having demonstrated excellence in the pride category.
Homelessness Awareness Week Open House
KITCHENER, April 17, 2012 – Lutherwood’s Housing Services are now consolidated at 41 Weber St W in Kitchener.
Stantec honoured for Children’s Mental Health Centre design
Featured in Behavioral Healthcare Design Showcase
Toronto, ON (April 17, 2012) – Stantec has captured an Honourable Mention in the prestigious Behavioral Healthcare Design Showcase for 2012 for the firm’s new expansion of the Lutherwood Children’s Mental Health Centre.
Older Worker Employment Search Support Continues
March 30, 2012, Waterloo – Today Lutherwood announced that it can again start accepting applications for its successful Targeted Initiatives to Older Workers program. TIOW is a joint federal-provincial initiative that provides unemployed workers aged 55 to 64 with support finding employment. Eligible participants receive skills upgrading, financial supports for training and associated costs, and placements with local employers.
Federal Government Supports Employment Programs
Kitchener, March 21, 2012 — Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced a Government of Canada investment to help people in Kitchener develop job skills to overcome barriers to employment.
Open Mic at Little Bean Coffee Bar Supports Youth Program
Runners, music and coffee – what an interesting combination!
An Open Mic Night Fundraiser will take place on Thursday, March 1 at Little Bean Coffee Bar in Downtown Kitchener from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The cost is $5 per person, and donations will be accepted at the front door.