Category: Community Updates


Keep Families Safe
Posted on June 25th, 2020

The Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council (WRCPC) is an initiative core funded by the Region of Waterloo since 1994.  Its work is rooted in a long history of restorative justice and community […]

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COVID-19 Resources
Posted on March 24th, 2020 red background with the words covid-19 resources for children youth and families

FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES Amid COVID-19, many of our partners and other community organizations have adjusted their services to be social-distancing friendly. In addition, many are are offering new […]

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Children and Family Services Working Group
Posted on March 22nd, 2020 Mother and son out in the sun

The Region of Waterloo, area municipalities and community partners are working together and have established working groups to ensure vulnerable people affected by COVID-19 get the supports they need. The […]

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Public Health Modernization: Have Your Say by March 31, 2020
Posted on January 27th, 2020

The Ministry of Health is accepting feedback regarding the Province’s plans to modernize the public health system in Ontario. Some of you may be interested in providing the government with […]

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An Update from the Positive Parenting Community Committee
Posted on January 27th, 2020 childrens books on their side

Save the Date! Join celebrated Canadian author and parenting expert Ann Douglas as she discusses her new book “Happy Parents Happy Kids”. Two sessions will be offered at Kitchener Public […]

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Infant Mental Health Training Opportunity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

The Continuous Professional Learning Committee, with the support of the Region of Waterloo Community Services and the Early Childhood Professional Resource Centre, is excited to bring the Foundations in Infant […]

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Kids Take Over
Posted on October 29th, 2019 three young people dressed as adults working

November 20th is National Child Day. In recognition and celebration of this important day, UNICEF has launched #KidsTakeOver, an initiative to make National Child Day stand out and give children and youth a […]

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A Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey Update
Posted on October 29th, 2019

Phase 1 of the Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey is underway (click here for a refresher about the project)! CYPT is leading the engagement and co-design process in the […]

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Community Updates
Posted on October 28th, 2019

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Update In June, the Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) program changed the model for postpartum screening as a pilot at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) and it […]

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Community Updates
Posted on August 27th, 2019

RBC Future Launch Community Challenge The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge is a call to action for youth, and an opportunity to bring young leaders to the decision-making table as […]

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