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Donor of the Year 2018: Scarboro United Church

Since 1929, Scarboro United Church has prided itself on being an open-minded, diverse and caring community, welcoming people and families from all backgrounds, beliefs and values. They are an ‘Affirming Congregation,’ meaning they have adopted the affirming process to be inclusive of the LGBTQ2+ communities. They also pride themselves on Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:31-06:00October 24th, 2018|

How Can I Be an Effective Advocate for My Child During Parent/Teacher Interviews?

At my child’s parent/teacher interview at school, I received some information that I wasn’t expecting.  How can I be an effective advocate for my child during the next parent/teacher interview? As a parent and foster parent myself, I understand how it can be surprising to hear information about your child Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:31-06:00October 18th, 2018|

Thank You!

Thank you to all our donors and volunteers for supporting Closer to Home (July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018). Our donors in the last quarter: Ailsa Stockton Alaris Royalty Corp. Amy Heidman Andrew McQuiston Arlene Oostenbrink Bailey Rivard Barb Henning Blake Reid Brett Shikaze Bubbles Car Wash and Detail Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:31-06:00October 18th, 2018|

Viewpoints: Preventing Crisis with Mental Health Support

As mental health continues to be an important and popular topic in the media and popular culture, the staff in our Viewpoints program hope to continue connecting with youth in Airdrie to facilitate discussions about self-care and developing positive behaviours that support mental health. Jodie Moffatt, Community Outreach Worker for Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:31-06:00August 6th, 2018|

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