Ranch Ehrlo Society

About Ranch Ehrlo

Ranch Ehrlo, a non-profit organization, was founded by the late Dr. Geoff Pawson in 1966. It started as a single home for six boys with significant complex needs and grew to a multi-service agency delivering a wide range of accredited mental health and developmental services delivered in southern Saskatchewan and in and around Saskatoon and Prince Albert.

Our services include assessment and psychotherapy for members of the broader community, family treatment and reunification, early learning, vocational training, emergency receiving services, treatment foster care, affordable housing, group living treatment and education for children and youth with mental health, behavioural, and addictions needs,  group living care for older adolescents and adults with pervasive and complex developmental disorders, and community recreation and sports programs for at-risk youth. 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 group living 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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Group Living Services

All Group Living Services serve a specific purpose designed to accommodate the needs of our participants. 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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Breaking out of comfort zones

Breaking out of comfort zones

Thanks to the Community Lottery Tickets program at Globe Theatre a participant in our Supportive Living Program (SLP) had the opportunity to step out of their comfort zone and into the arts. Ranch…

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Cookie campaign for Sport Venture

Cookie campaign for Sport Venture

This holiday season is going to get a little bit sweeter. Ehrlo Sport Venture was chosen to be the charity of choice for the Tim Hortons Holiday Smile Cookie campaign. During the week of December…

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Why work at the Ranch?

Why work at the Ranch?

You can build a career at the Ranch while helping others! Ranch Ehrlo supports its staff in building long-term careers and provides plenty of training and support to reach their goals. We also offer…

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Gang prevention and the Ranch

Gang prevention and the Ranch

Gangs are a reality in our province, and unfortunately, they sometimes involve Ranch participants. Ranch Ehrlo Society teamed up with the Ministry of Social Services (MSS) and the Regina Police…

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Improvement initiative

Improvement initiative

Ranch Ehrlo is one of ten organizations chosen by the Ministry of Social Services’ Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) to participate in a pilot project to improve the services to people…

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Showing up when it counts

Showing up when it counts

A Ranch Ehrlo youth was about to play her last volleyball game at her elementary school and had the opportunity to do so in front of a packed crowd. Randee Patton, her Ranch Ehrlo teacher wanted her…

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CARE for trees

CARE for trees

Buckland trees travelled to Pilot Butte in a north-meets-south gesture to make a cultural point. A symbolic teepee is now one of the teaching stations on the new path to reconciliation being…

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OHL and our sponsors

OHL and our sponsors

Ehrlo Sport Venture’s Outdoor Hockey League (OHL) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. It is a time for us to reflect on the past and plan for the future. From its humble…

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Something new!

Something new!

It’s a new academic year for the vocational programs. This brings forth time to plan and develop new therapy programs for the participants at the Learning Centre. They have added an exciting…

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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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