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.

We provide assessment and counseling services to participants, 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 participants 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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Drum making offers youth new opportunity

Drum making offers youth new opportunity

Ranch Ehrlo staff members Wade Lavallee and Lexie Obey recently provided youth with a great opportunity at Jordan House and Emergency Receiving on the Pilot Butte campus. In a socially distanced…

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Christmas Carnival offers festivities in safe way

Christmas Carnival offers festivities in safe way

Residents with the Family Treatment Program will be celebrating Christmas a little differently this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers have set up a Christmas Carnival experience for…

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Art from the Heart 2020

Art from the Heart 2020

Ranch Ehrlo’s artists showed off their artistic talents in the 16th annual Art from the Heart calendar. Unfortunately, this year due to COVID-19 there was not a reception for the artists to…

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Matheson House spreads holiday joy

Matheson House spreads holiday joy

The staff and youth at Matheson House in Prince Albert have a special Christmas gift for the other northern programs. The team worked hard to prepare an outdoor getaway at Ranch Ehrlo’s camp at…

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Jordan House needs your help

Jordan House needs your help

Jordan House wants to give back to the community but needs your help to do it. The youth and staff are putting together kits for the less fortunate for the holiday season and need donations to help.…

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New CEO announced

New CEO announced

In June, after Andrea Brittin shared her decision to retire as chief executive officer (CEO) at the end of 2020, the board established a CEO Selection Committee to find a replacement. We are pleased…

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Construction and teamwork

Construction and teamwork

They say that many hands make light work. Participants in one of our vocational programs are getting to experience that proverb firsthand.   The Vocational Training Employment Program (VTEP)…

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New program for families struggling with addictions

New program for families struggling with addictions

Families struggling with addictions across Canada will soon have a new kind of help available. The Family Centred  Addiction Program, based out of Moose Jaw, is an innovative…

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 Community relationships

Community relationships

While we often talk about the relationships formed within our programs, it’s less often we get to spotlight those formed between participants and community members. Hair artist Joe Duarte has…

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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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