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The SAIF-SK is Ready To Start Home Visits for Immigrant Mothers (the HIPPY Program)

The SAIF-SK is Ready To Start Home Visits for Immigrant Mothers (the HIPPY Program)

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

  The HIPPY ProgramIn partnership with the Center Mothers Matter , SAIF-SK offers the new HIPPY program for immigrant mothers in vulnerable situations and social isolation. The free program helps them through home visits, in particular to support them in their role as mothers, facilitate...


Youth and Electricity - New Safety Video from Saskatchewan Safety Council and SaskPower

Youth and Electricity - New Safety Video from Saskatchewan Safety Council and SaskPower

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Saskatchewan Safety Council worked with SaskPower to create a new safety resource. This video features a series of electrical safety situations that youth or a caregiver may experience when looking after small children. This video resource can benefit anyone who is wanting to know about...


Virtual Community Fair - hosted by Regina Open Door Society.  Find out about many community organizations and how they can support you and your family!

Virtual Community Fair - hosted by Regina Open Door Society. Find out about many community organizations and how they can support you and your family!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The annual virtual Community Fair, organized by the RODS, runs from March 14th to 16th 2022.   The purpose of this event is to provide newcomers to Canada (Immigrants and Refugees) with information about services and resources available to them within their community. For the last few years,...


New!  Mental and Emotional Wellness Resource - in 9 languages!  Online and In-Person Supports Available!

New! Mental and Emotional Wellness Resource - in 9 languages! Online and In-Person Supports Available!

Do you know where to go to get help, or to send someone who might be struggling with mental or emotional wellness?  Through community consultation and Immigrant Advisory Table feedback, the RRLIP has identified mental health as a challenge many newcomers face in their settlement journey....


Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic

Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Are you afraid of needles (needle phobia)?  Does a family member have behavioural needs, diverse developmental needs, or other challenges in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? The Sask Health Authority has a 'Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic' in Regina for those individuals...


Free webinar: Implement Research on impact of family loss and separation on refugee youth - Dec 20

Free webinar: Implement Research on impact of family loss and separation on refugee youth - Dec 20

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project provides many opportunities to explore topics related to the challenges faced by newcomers to Canada.   This free webinar speaks to the story of separated refugee youth that experience numerous challenges in their settlement impacting their mental...


Dressing Warm for the Weather - New Winter Safety video!

Dressing Warm for the Weather - New Winter Safety video!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Weather in Saskatchewan is extreme - and it is important to know how to dress to be safe in winter weather. Be prepared!     This Saskatchewan Safety Council video uses pictures to show the importance of layers of clothing, and the different kinds of clothing needed to keep everyone warm...


Virtual Sports Fair - Find Out About Recreation Opportunities for Newcomers in Regina! Register Now!

Virtual Sports Fair - Find Out About Recreation Opportunities for Newcomers in Regina! Register Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) program at Regina Open Door Society presents a Sports Fair each year.   The Sports Fair is an opportunity to gain a lot of information and resources about sports and fitness activities in Regina that are important to newcomers and their families. ...


Family Sponsorship Information Session!  Register NOW for this free online session!  Nov 16 from 6-7 pm.

Family Sponsorship Information Session! Register NOW for this free online session! Nov 16 from 6-7 pm.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Many immigrants to Canada are interested in bringing their family members to join them.  It can be challenging to find all the information necessary for families to start the process.  In collaboration with local community partners, the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP)...


Storyshares: Free books to read online, and 2021 Story of the Year Contest - Do You Have a Story To Tell?  The organization is looking for stories of diversity, etc.

Storyshares: Free books to read online, and 2021 Story of the Year Contest - Do You Have a Story To Tell? The organization is looking for stories of diversity, etc.

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Story Shares is a nonprofit literacy organization dedicated to inspiring a love of reading across the globe. This comprehensive literacy resource leverages technology, community, and best practices in literacy to support struggling readers in middle school, high school, and beyond. Read...