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 Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Join the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project's monthly webinar series! In this webinar, Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews to explore their perceptions...


Holocaust Remembrance Day - How to Engage in Difficult Conversations with Children and Teens

Holocaust Remembrance Day - How to Engage in Difficult Conversations with Children and Teens

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Special podcast episode of 'Raising Good Humans' from April 2021 about talking to kids and teens about atrocities.    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-talk-with-children-about-the-holocaust/id1473072044?i=1000516256682 In the episode, Jennifer Garner and Dr. Aliza W. Pressman...


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,...


Saskatchewan Winners!  Mental Health Research Canada is Funding Grants for 3 Research Projects.

Saskatchewan Winners! Mental Health Research Canada is Funding Grants for 3 Research Projects.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Enhancing mental health services in Saskatchewan: the winners of our 2021 MHRC-SHRF Mental Health Impact Grant Learn about three new research projects being funded in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation at $50k each. Based out of the Universities of Saskatchewan...


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...


Mental Health - Don't Hide It!  Speak Up!  New Safety Video from Sask. Safety Council

Mental Health - Don't Hide It! Speak Up! New Safety Video from Sask. Safety Council

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

This week, the Saskatchewan Safety Council is focusing on preventing self harm and discussing why it is important to be open and talk about mental health. To support one another we can be open, talk and be there to listen. This safety resource video shows how powerful speaking up and...


Trudeau Unveils New Immigration System Priorities

Trudeau Unveils New Immigration System Priorities

Posted in Immigration News / Families

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just revealed the new mandate letters he has submitted to his cabinet.Sean Fraser and IRCC will be guided by the priorities outlined in the mandate letter. In Canada, the Prime Minister issues mandate letters outlining the priorities they expect...