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Free webinars on building healthy workplaces
News Posted On May 29, 2020

Free webinars on building healthy workplaces

Are you ready to re-open your organization? A critical element of a robust re-opening strategy is being prepared to support employees returning to the new workplace environment that awaits them. We will continue to face challenges as a result of COVID-19.…

Counselling Now Available Via Video and Phone
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

Counselling Now Available Via Video and Phone

We are here to help you as you navigate through this challenging time. Counselling sessions are now available via phone or video. We have taken extra steps to ensure privacy and confidentiality. The video call platform that we use is secure and confidential.…

Our Classes Are Now Online
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

Our Classes Are Now Online

We have moved our classes online! All of our workshops will be available via secure Google Meet video calls. All you need is a smartphone, tablet, computer, or a laptop with a camera to access the classes. You will receive the same information as in…

12 Tips For Resilience During a Pandemic
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

12 Tips For Resilience During a Pandemic

When you are faced with tough life situations, like a health concern, grief and loss, relationship issues, and work or school problems, do you usually bounce back fairly quickly, or do you dwell on things longer than other people? That ability to bounce…

Try This to Calm Down Your Child When They Are Emotionally Overwhelmed
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

Try This to Calm Down Your Child When They Are Emotionally Overwhelmed

Do you know how to respond when your child is having an emotional meltdown? Are you able to calm them down fairly easily? Do you both feel good about your interaction afterwards? When a child is upset, they might be doing some of the following to signal…

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Supports
News Posted On Apr 02, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Supports

We are all collectively going through an unimaginable, challenging situation and some of us have been impacted financially more than others. The resources below have been compiled from the City of Edmonton Earn*Save*Build newsletter. Earn*Save*Build…

Activities To Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
News Posted On Mar 31, 2020

Activities To Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Being in isolation can take a toll on our mental health. We can lose our sense of independence, connectedness, and efficiency. Maintaining these components of mental health can still happen from home. Here is a list of activities that you can do as a…

The Coronavirus Outbreak: A Guide to Groceries
News Posted On Mar 28, 2020

The Coronavirus Outbreak: A Guide to Groceries

Grocery shopping during the Coronavirus outbreak can be stressful, but there are simple strategies you can use to limit your trips to the grocery store without sacrificing the quality of your diet. Stock piling food is not necessary or recommended, but…

Changes to Our Services & Coping With COVID-19
News Posted On Mar 18, 2020

Changes to Our Services & Coping With COVID-19

We are adjusting the delivery of our services to ensure everyone’s health and to also provide supports to families in Edmonton during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will support the children, youth, and families that we work with over the phone or other…

COVID-19 update
News Posted On Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 update

We have been monitoring the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic very closely. Everyone’s health is our top priority.  We continue to see clients in all our services at the moment. All clients will be asked pre-screening questions to ensure…

New Class Alert: Journey to Self-Discovery
News Posted On Mar 02, 2020

New Class Alert: Journey to Self-Discovery

We’re excited to announce our newest class, Journey to Self-Discovery. How well do you know yourself? Do you know what you want in life? Sometimes it can be confusing to distinguish your beliefs and values from someone else’s. We can all be influenced…

Ivor Dent Parent Group
News Posted On Feb 29, 2020

Ivor Dent Parent Group

Like children, parents also need support. A parent coffee group at Ivor Dent — a kindergarten to grade 9 school in East Edmonton — aims to be that parental sanctuary. Elaine Neher, a Roots and Wings Worker with The Family Centre, hosts the group…

How to Create a Calm, Relaxing Home Environment
News Posted On Feb 29, 2020

How to Create a Calm, Relaxing Home Environment

Stress is part of life, but we all need balance. Your home can be the counterweight to your daily stress. Decor, color, light—they all affect how you feel in a room. If used thoughtfully, they can soothe your nerves, calm your mind, and open the door…

Susanne’s Story
News Posted On Feb 24, 2020

Susanne’s Story

Susanne moved to Alberta from New Brunswick in search of a better life. “I was really struggling with life itself, not knowing why—I was just having a hard time doing day-to-day functions,” says Susanne. “I couldn’t get help at home in New…

5 Steps to Self-love
News Posted On Feb 14, 2020

5 Steps to Self-love

February is the so-called month of love. Some people will look forward to Valentine’s day with joy, while others will feel dread. So, I thought it would be better to write about loving yourself, instead of loving others. Self-love is something everyone…

New Class Alert: Nurturing Newborn Attachment
News Posted On Feb 04, 2020

New Class Alert: Nurturing Newborn Attachment

There’s so much to learn with babies. It’s one thing to figure out how to change diapers or give baths, but how about creating a bond with someone who doesn’t talk? We’re introducing a new class, Nurturing Newborn Attachment, to help caregivers…

5 Different Ways to Show Love and Improve Your Relationship
News Posted On Jan 31, 2020

5 Different Ways to Show Love and Improve Your Relationship

Have you ever questioned whether your partner still loves you? You’re not alone. You also might be speaking a different love language than your partner. What are the love languages? We all give and receive love in 5 different ways: words of affirmation,…

5 Tips for Setting Boundaries in Relationships
News Posted On Dec 31, 2019

5 Tips for Setting Boundaries in Relationships

All healthy relationships have boundaries. Setting boundaries can be hard, especially when you create new ones within a relationship. New boundaries can cause stress, anxiety, and pain in your relationships. Even so, stick with your boundaries because…

Mary's Story
News Posted On Dec 30, 2019

Mary's Story

Mary was but one of the people drastically affected by the Fort McMurray forest fires. She lost her job that supported her and her stay-at-home husband in Edmonton. Mary was then forced back to Edmonton, a city she was not familiar with. Shortly after…

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