Annual Steps for Kids Walk Grows
Waterloo – For 5 years, Lutherwood has been holding its annual Steps for Kids walk to raise funds to support specialized children's mental health treatment programs. This year, the organization is seeing a significant increase in participation. This Sunday May 5, starting at 8:30, organizers are anticipating up to 400 people (up from about 80 last year) thanks to increased interest from the community and local businesses entering corporate teams.
Lutherwood One of Canada’s Best Workplaces, Again
WATERLOO – For four consecutive years, the Great Place To Work Institute has identified Lutherwood as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces. This year, Lutherwood placed 8th overall in the medium-sized category (compared to 12th last year), was recognized as the 6th best workplace for women, and was one of 6 organizations that stood out in the credibility dimension of the study.
Lutherwood Shares Knowledge and Experience with Newfoundland and Labrador
WATERLOO - Today, Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre welcomed nine staff from two new children’s mental health residential centres in Newfoundland and Labrador for a three-day experiential training opportunity. These centres will be operated by Eastern Health and Central Health; two Regional Health Authorities in the province.
Register Now for Barbara Arrowsmith-Young Talk
Lutherwood is excited to announce that on May 16th Barbara Arrowsmith-Youth is coming to Waterloo Region to share her inspiring story of her personal journey overcoming severe learning disabilities.
Building A Sensory Therapy (Snoezelen) Room
Lutherwood is building a Snoezelen Room for kids in our community and is reaching out to the community for support.
Lutherwood Adopts New Treatment Approach
Waterloo – Lutherwood is excited to announce that it has adopted a new treatment approach that is already showing considerable promise amongst its youth at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre.
Lutherwood Aviva Community Project Makes Final Round
Lutherwood is proud to announce that with the incredible support of the community, its submission to the AVIVA Community Funds on-line voting competition propelled it to the semi-final round of 100 projects across Canada.
Lutherwood Connects new Canadians and Employers
Today Lutherwood hosted its first annual Bridging the Gap conference in the Guelph community. The conference had over 75 new Canadian participants, and approximately 60 employers and expert panelist.
RBC Supports Mental Health Video Series
November 2, 2012 - Children's Mental Health is a pillar of RBC's community giving. So they partnered with Lutherwood to produce a five part mini video series to introduce the topic of Children's Mental Health.
BizGo Receives National Innovation Award
Lutherwood is pleased to announce that its innovative BizGo program was recognized in the “Innovations with Special Population” category of the National Youth Employment Innovation Awards at the Futures Youth Employment Conference.