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Wellness Blog

Empowering Youth on Anti-racism

For high school aged newcomer youth who have permanent resident or protected person status This group offers an opportunity for youth to discuss the impact of racism, recognize manifestations of racism, examine assumptions and beliefs about racism, and receive the support and encouragement to begin the healing process. The group will explore resilience strategies with… Read more »

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YEAH!

For high school aged newcomer youth in Waterloo Region who have refugee/protected person status Looking for a place to meet new people and make new connections through games, activities and sports? Join our YEAH! – Youth Empowerment and Healing – newcomer youth group to support one another and share experiences that matter to you in… Read more »

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Parents Talk it Through

For parents of children of all ages who currently have refugee or protected person status, Waterloo Region Do you find parenting in a new culture stressful? Are you looking for ways to connect with your child? Join us to Talk it Through with parents just like you where you can learn and share strategies. Virtual.

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Fabulous Kids!

For Newcomer Youth, 6-9 years old who hold refugee or protected person status Looking for a place to meet new friends and have fun? Come join our Fabulous Kids group! We will play games, read books, create together, and learn ways to care for yourself. In-person: Victoria Hills Community Centre, 10 Chopin Drive, Kitchener

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International Youth Group

Newcomer Youth in Waterloo Region ages 10-13, who currently have refugee/protected person status Connect with other youth in our in-person group through games, art, play, and conversation. We will explore a wide range of issues that are important to you and explore new ways to connect with others! In-person: Mill Courtland Community Centre, 216 Mill… Read more »

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Growing Stronger – Newcomer Adult Trauma Group

For adults in Waterloo Region who have refugee or protected person status. A safe space for individuals with similar experiences to learn about how trauma affects the body and brain and learn strategies to help manage current symptoms of trauma and improve mental health and wellbeing. In-person: 480 Charles St. E. Kitchener (Room 208)

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Tea & Talk

Adults in Waterloo Region who have refugee or protected person status Looking for a way to connect? Come join our Newcomer Mental Health and Well-being program’s free women’s group that supports and promotes holistic well-being and belonging in the community. Participants will learn and discuss topics that impact participants lives, learn about resources and activities… Read more »

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