Category: Community Updates


City of Kitchener Summer Day Camps
Posted on July 24th, 2020

There are still camp spaces available in the City of Kitchener summer day camp program. While following Provincial and Regional health and safety guidelines, our staff have created a fun, […]

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#Keepfamiliessafe
Posted on July 23rd, 2020

A coalition of agencies in Waterloo Region has been working together to flatten the violence curve and keep families safe by engaging our community to reach out and provide supports.  […]

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An Update on the Eligibility Criteria for Infant and Child Development Program Referrals
Posted on July 23rd, 2020

A message from the Infant & Child Development Program at the Region of Waterloo, Public Health and Emergency Services Hello CYPT Members: We are writing to provide you with information […]

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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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