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Another year of cinema under the stars

We were delighted to host our 2nd Annual Family Night at the Movies on September 23rd at our Baden location. This site is the venue for the critical work we do in supporting youth diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and our Respite program, where we offer a safe space of connection for children… Read more »

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New beginnings for programs that help our community thrive!

Taking Youth Engagement to a New Level with the Youth CREW Youth CREW is a program created to intentionally engage young people across Carizon, KW Counselling, and Monica Place. Members are welcomed to a space where they meet new people, learn new skills, share ideas, and have fun while helping us shape the work we… Read more »

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Sharing the Family Violence Project of Waterloo Region with an International Audience

Last October, partners of the Family Violence Project were honoured to welcome members of the Munk School Domestic Violence Fellowship Program. This fellowship program group included 14 senior police officers from 6 Caribbean countries (Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Bahamas, and Jamaica) responsible for building, implementing, and leading dedicated domestic violence units, focused broadly… Read more »

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National Philanthropy Day 2022

On National Philanthropy Day, we celebrate the extraordinary change that fundraising and philanthropy have helped to create in our world. For Carizon, this means serving our community through our mission of helping families thrive by strengthening their mental health and wellbeing. Without the support of our generous funders, delivering this mission would not be possible.  … Read more »

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Our 2022 Family Focus Survey is now open!

Your input is so important to us! If you have received services from us, please take a couple of minutes to participate in our Family Focus Survey. The survey is available in multiple languages, and you can enter a draw to win 1 of 3 $50.00 gift cards. Participate today! Please find below the links… Read more »

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Taking FASD support to a new level

Did you know that FASD affects 4% of Canadians? Based on previous census data there are potentially 6000 youth living with FASD in Waterloo Region. September is FASD Awareness Month, and we are talking with Karen Huber and Michelle Hughes, FASD Coordinators, to answer questions about this lifelong disability and introduce Plexus, a new collaborative… Read more »

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Carizon’s Partnership with Woebot!

In partnership with the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (WWLHIN), Carizon has launched the innovative Woebot app in Guelph, Wellington County & Waterloo Region. Woebot is an artificially intelligent chatbot that uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to provide individuals with tailored step-by-step guidance to think and feel better. The app has been shown… Read more »

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