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On Bell Let's Talk Day - Eat at The Rich Uncle Tavern and Support Carizon!

On Bell Let's Talk Day - Eat at The Rich Uncle Tavern and Support Carizon!

Want a good reason to eat out on Bell Let’s Talk Day? The Rich Uncle Tavern is donating $10 to Carizon for every entree sold on January 30th. This applies to lunch or dinner.

Make a reservation for January 30th today and support Carizon!!!

The Rich Uncle Tavern
45 King St W., Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A1
519-208-8555

Carizon and Lutherwood Announce Launch of New Front Door Website

Carizon and Lutherwood Announce Launch of New Front Door Website

We are excited to announce the launch of a new website for our Front Door service. Front Door, operated by Carizon and Lutherwood, is a starting point for accessing child and youth mental health services and supports in Waterloo Region.

The new website offers new features including:

  • Online event registration
  • Online referral options
  • Ability to send a message through our Contact Us page
  • Ability to translate pages into many languages

We are very proud of our staff at Front Door and the quality of service we offer people in our community who are struggling. We invite you to browse our new website at www.frontdoormentalhealth.com and reach out to us if we can be of service.

Carizon offers a number of programs for newcomers!

Carizon offers a number of programs for newcomers!

The 2019 Winter Promise of Partnership groups for newcomers (anyone with GAR, PSR, Protected Person, or PR status) are starting!  All groups have the aim of promoting and supporting mental health & overall well-being, and involve discussion time as well as other activities, such as music, art, and physical activities.  Interpretation, food, bus tickets, and childcare (for the women’s group and parents’ group), are provided for all groups.

Learn more by visiting our Events web page.

Carizon Winter 2019 Group Programs Announced

Carizon Winter 2019 Group Programs Announced

Carizon offers a wide range of group programs. Winter 2019 group times are now scheduled. Registration is required for all groups, including groups with no fee. For more information on any group, please contact us at 519-743-6333. Unless otherwise indicated, group programs are based on a sliding fee scale. Course material charges may apply to some groups.

Tuesday Walk-in Counselling

Upcoming Events

What's Up Wilmot?

What's Up Wilmot?

Raising Your LGBTQ+ Child/Teen – This free workshop for families is designed to address the unique challenges that may face the LBGTQ2+ family.

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

For parents/caregivers of children and youth who have experienced trauma.

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 2

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 2

Part 2 of Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop provides more hands-on activities and practice in the implementation of strategies.

Winter 2019 Counselling Groups

Winter 2019 Counselling Groups

For Information or Registration
Please Call: (519) 743-6333

Winter 2019 Workshops

Winter 2019 Workshops

Carizon has several free workshops to help people manage life’s challenges. Please register in advance.

Youth In Two Cultures

Youth In Two Cultures

Youth in Two Cultures is a newcomer youth group program for male youth aged 12-16 who currently have GAR, PSR or Protected Person status.

Standing Strong

Standing Strong

Standing Strong is a newcomer youth group program for female youth aged 12-18 who currently have GAR, PSR or Protected Person status.

Tea and Talk

Tea and Talk

Tea and Talk is a free newcomer group program for women of all ages who currently have GAR, PSR or Protected Person status.

Stance of Hope

Stance of Hope

Stance of Hope is a free newcomer group program for men of all ages who currently have GAR, PSR or Protected Person status.

Fabulous Kids and Parents Talk It Through

Fabulous Kids and Parents Talk It Through

Fabulous Kids supports children, ages 6-12, new to Canada, supporting social skills and big emotions, and providing fun activities in their new community. At the same time, Parents Talk It Through supports newcomer parents  who currently have GAR, PSR or Protected Person status.