Ranch Ehrlo Society

About Ranch Ehrlo

Ranch Ehrlo Society, a non-profit organization, was founded by the late Dr. Geoff Pawson in 1966. It started as a single residential unit for six troubled boys and grew to a multi-service agency delivering a wide range of accredited mental health and developmental services on campuses located in and around Regina, Saskatoon, and Prince Albert.

Our services include outpatient assessment and psychotherapy, family therapy, early learning, education and vocational training, emergency receiving services, treatment foster care, supportive housing, residential treatment for children and youth with mental health and addictions needs, and residential and vocational services for older adolescents and adults with developmental disorders. Our clients are referred from across the country.

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Community programs

Ehrlo Housing

Ehrlo Housing

Provides affordable housing to low-income families, individuals with chronic mental health conditions, and young people transitioning from care.

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Ehrlo Sport Venture

Ehrlo Sport Venture

Provides youth and families with control of, and access to, a variety of recreational programs and removes barriers to allow everyone to participate in sport.

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Ehrlo Early Learning Centre

Ehrlo Early Learning Centre

Offers high quality childcare to families in the city of Regina through the cooperation and involvement of parents, children, and caregivers.

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Ehrlo Counselling

Ehrlo Counselling Services

Provides a range of quality assessment, treatment, education, support, and community services that improve the lives of children, youth, and their families.

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Refer for treatment

We offer a variety of treatment services. Our residential programs serve youth and adults with complex needs on an individual, person-centered basis. Our family programs are in place to help families heal and learn to function together. Refer now.

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Residential programs

All residential programs serve a specific purpose designed to accommodate the needs of our residents. The Ranch is responsive to issues of cultural diversity and makes every effort to design programs and services that reflect the population it serves.

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Family programs

We believe families function better when they’re together.
That’s where our family programs come in: we offer three unique community services with the common goal of helping families reach their full potential.

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CARE goal planning

CARE goal planning

At Ranch Ehrlo, we are continuously searching for ways to improve. Our Quality Improvement team is always looking at participant experience through surveys and statistics related to the…

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Cultural activities continue amidst COVID-19

Cultural activities continue amidst COVID-19

A connection to culture helps create resilience.  While everyone has their own reasons for needing to develop resilience, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust us all into similar territory. It…

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3 mile tradition continues

3 mile tradition continues

When gatherings over 10 people became impossible, we knew we couldn’t hold our annual 3-mile race – at least not in the way we have been for over 50 years now. But the spirit of our…

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Family programs continue to serve the community

Family programs continue to serve the community

While many of us are tucked safely in our own homes, staff at Ranch Ehrlo’s Family Treatment Program (FTP) and Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS) continue to serve those in need.…

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Kindness lifts family spirits

Kindness lifts family spirits

When things in her house started to seem “a little sad” during the COVID-19 lockdown, 9-year-old Taylor decided to take matters into her own hands and cheer up her family with a surprise…

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After winter comes the spring…

After winter comes the spring…

Waiting can be hard.  When youth first arrive at Ranch Ehrlo and begin the treatment process, progress can be slow. Goals can seem so unattainable, and home can seem so far away. …

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Ranch Ehrlo's Pandemic Policy and Plan

Ranch Ehrlo's Pandemic Policy and Plan

At Ranch Ehrlo, our first priority will always be safety – employee, participant, client, and stakeholder. To that end, in response to the current COVID-19 situation, we have adopted an in-depth…

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Pay it forward box a big hit

Pay it forward box a big hit

As social distancing measures have been put in place, our youth and staff have continually found creative ways to maintain their physical distance without sacrificing emotional connections. The most…

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Smooth42 donates to Ranch Ehrlo

Smooth42 donates to Ranch Ehrlo

Thanks to a distillery located in Brownlee, SK, Ranch Ehrlo has been provided with hand sanitizer to help keep our programs safe. With sanitizer hard to find in stores, many distilleries in the…

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Get involved

As a non-profit organization, many of our programs rely on donations to continue to improve the services we offer our communities.

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