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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 new therapy that will help participants and bring some four-legged love into their lives. The Learning Centre is a special education program designed to support adults, aged 17 and older …

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Battle at the Butte 2022

Battle at the Butte 2022

The third annual Battle at the Butte was on Saturday, September 24th and it was a great success! There were approximately 40 participants from 10 different programs participating in the strength contest on the Pilot Butte campus. Nicholas Hadjistavropoulos, youth care leader at Jewison House, along with former Ranch employee Tyler Harnett, planned the event. Nicholas said,…

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Learning to be a family

Learning to be a family

Charlee is a Treatment Foster Program parent in Ranch Ehrlo’s Treatment Foster Care Program (TFC). After fostering *Adam for a year and a half, she recently had the opportunity to open her home to his biological sibling, *Ben in May. She explained that while it was rewarding to bring the bothers together, it was also very challenging teaching them how family treats one another and what a…

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56th annual AGM

56th annual AGM

The 56th Ranch Ehrlo Society Annual General Meeting took place virtually on September 21st. Dr. Louise Greenberg, board chair, started the meeting with the land acknowledgement of Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the original lands of the Cree, Ojibwe, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, Dene, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Louise, along with Ranch Ehrlo CEO Natalie Huber then…

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Seeing service outcomes

Seeing service outcomes

At Ranch Ehrlo, we strive to help our youth, adults, and families live their best possible lives by reaching their full potential – but how do we know if we’re succeeding? One way we do this is through our yearly Outcomes Report. The report is a summary of participant and client experiences and accomplishments at Ranch Ehrlo Society. We use the information gathered to determine the…

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Succeeding despite adversity

Succeeding despite adversity

Gabriel Rasmussen has not had an easy life. He became an orphan at two and a half years old through tragic circumstances. He bounced around from foster home to foster home after that tragic incident. “I’ve lived in 21 cities, towns, and villages,” he said. “It was so hard as a kid without a sense of belonging.” Gabriel ran away from every placement he had. He…

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Virtual 2022 AGM

Virtual 2022 AGM

This year’s Ranch Ehrlo Society AGM will once again be held virtually on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 9 a.m. using Microsoft Teams software. All staff, board, senate and members of the agency are invited to “attend” the event. This event is also open to the public, so please join us for this year’s AGM! If you plan to attend, please RSVP to…

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Turning 30

Turning 30

Many of us dread turning 30 but for Ehrlo Sport Venture, the upcoming anniversary is something to be celebrated. 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 beginnings in a Regina classroom to a league that now welcomes over 300 youth a year, the OHL…

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Beautiful campuses

Beautiful campuses

Artistic talent is on full display on our campuses this summer! Ranch Ehrlo's Paper Crane artist Dustin Ritter has been incredibly busy all summer instructing mural painting at the Pilot Butte campus, Corman Park campus, and at several Ranch Ehrlo group homes. Participants from Ranch Ehrlo houses, vocational programs, and education programs have been hard at work creating beautiful…

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Former youth does well

Former youth does well

Mark Desy came to Ranch Ehrlo’s Pilot Butte campus in the spring of 1972. After six weeks he moved to Alice Minto’s Ranch Ehrlo group home. Alice told everyone who came to live with her that they wouldn’t be sent to any other homes; hers was the last one. She also promised two things: they would all graduate from high school, and they wouldn’t have a criminal record.…

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Globetrotting former youth

Globetrotting former youth

Jim Cumisky will tell you he wasn’t an angel as a youth. “I got into trouble, but nothing that would land me in detention. Mostly petty stuff,” he said. Jim was at Ranch Ehrlo from 1983 to ’86. He learned many things from the time he was at the agency including an interest in history from one of his youth care workers named Richard. He said, “He was an…

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Fun for all

Fun for all

Parents and kids had the opportunity to learn meaningful skills last week while having fun with their families. Recently, some of the participating families in the Family Treatment Program (FTP) took part in the summer sports camps run by Ehrlo Sport Venture (ESV). The sports camps are weeklong afternoon camps held at different locations where family members can play, learn, and bond. Brett…

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5th annual powwow

5th annual powwow

View the full version of our 2022 poster now Our 5th annual powwow will take place on August 25th on the Pilot Butte campus, with a pipe ceremony, followed by a feast starting at 9 a.m. The grand entry begins at 1 p.m. and our family-style carnival will run from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. with lots of games and prizes to be won.  Our canteen will have a variety of free delicious…

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I CARE

I CARE

CARE is for everyone. I started at the Ranch on February 7th, so just like all of Ranch Ehrlo Society staff, I attended CARE training. Each Ranch Ehrlo employee is required to complete 40 hours of CARE training, regardless of their role within the agency. I was looking forward to it, as I thought it would give me an insight into the agency so I can write better stories for you. I was not…

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Ranch helped former youth

Ranch helped former youth

 “The Ranch saved me. I wouldn’t be where I am today without it.” Alyssa Jobb has not had an easy life. Her family members are residential school survivors. She had to deal with addiction as well as abuse and neglect. Born in Lac La Ronge in 1998, Alyssa grew up in a family with seven siblings – one sister and six brothers. Alyssa was first referred to the Ranch…

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