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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.  With the current state of society, all of us are being forced into a stage of waiting; waiting to see loved ones again, waiting to frequent our favourite shops, gyms, or hairdresser. Although it is…

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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 pandemic policy and plan to guide us in this unprecedented time.  The plan is a combined effort of our senior leaders, with input from various levels of the agency. We have also taken…

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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 recent initiative, started by Dalla-Vincenza House, is a pay-it-forward box that has been making its rounds throughout our homes in the southern programs. Youth care leader Victoria Chupa came up…

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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 province have been changing their process in order to make hand sanitizer for essential frontline workers, which our employees fall into the category of. However, many were only providing the product to…

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Creativity shines in foster care

Creativity shines in foster care

Children all over the country are out of school for the foreseeable future, meaning a lot more time at home! This includes Ranch Ehrlo’s Treatment Foster Care (TFC) program, a specialized, accredited foster care program for children with complex needs who respond best in a family setting. TFC parents Brittanie and Sam Park, who have two biological children and are fostering one through the…

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Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities

With many businesses being shut down, there is an influx of individuals looking for work. With our agency still fully operational, many of our employees have received inquiries from former co-workers, friends, family, and acquaintances regarding whether or not The Ranch is currently hiring. We are! If you or someone you know is interested in working at our agency, please apply online here.…

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A new tool to tackle issues

A new tool to tackle issues

These are challenging times, so we wanted to share an uplifting story. Hilsden House recently received an upgrade. A sensory room was created for the boys at Hilsden, who range in age from eight to 12. Many of them have delays in gross and fine motor skills, and several have been diagnosed with Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder. The room is designed to provide another tool to tackle…

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COA brings us together

COA brings us together

Every four years, Ranch Ehrlo undergoes the rigorous process of being re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). As we’ve said before - at Ranch Ehrlo, we strongly believe that adhering to best practices, as well as continually evaluating all that we do, helps us enhance our services for the young people, adults, and families who depend on us. For that reason (and many more) we…

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5th annual powwow

5th annual powwow

Our 5th annual powwow will take place on August 27th on the Pilot Butte campus. It is a place to join in celebration through dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships, and making new ones while honour the culture of our Indigenous clientele, staff, and community partners. Once again, our powwow will be competitive style – cash prizes will be given out to the top dancers in each…

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Jewison ice shack rehab

Jewison ice shack rehab

An abandoned ice fishing shack has a new lease on life thanks to Jewison House youth. Direct care workers Brandon Radmacher and Ryan Clouthier spearheaded the renovation project. The two have a mutual love for the outdoors and ice fishing and planned some of Jewison’s winter activities around those interests. When they found the shack tucked away at the back of the Pilot Butte campus, a…

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Connections important to retired housemother

Connections important to retired housemother

Last September, Susan Craig officially retired from her role as housemother at Dalla-Vincenza. But when she left, she knew she`d be back. "You leave the unit to retire and never come back again? No. It doesn’t work like that," she said. Susan knew she wanted to remain a part of the youth`s lives, but equally stressed the importance of not upsetting their routine, of staying out…

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A place to call home

A place to call home

We all need a place to call home. And a place we can afford. That’s why Ehrlo Housing exists. In 1997, Ranch Ehrlo developed Ehrlo Housing as part of a preventative stream of services within the community of Regina. Our late founder, Dr. Geoff Pawson, wrote in his book Go Forward With Pride: A Historical Review of the Ranch Ehrlo Society that “prevention stems from a base of…

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Celebrating psychology month

Celebrating psychology month

February is psychology month. Psychologists at Ranch Ehrlo work with participants, teams, and the agency as a whole to assist in a variety of clinical initiatives. Most of the psychologists at the Ranch can be found at Ehrlo Counselling Services, the Clinical Assessment and Resources Services team, and within the group homes as clinical caseworkers. “The Clinical Assessment team wanted…

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CARE shines in Winterfest preparations

CARE shines in Winterfest preparations

One of the highlights of winter at our agency is the annual Winterfest celebrations. This year, our southern campus’ event got a big upgrade thanks to the staff and youth at Jewison House! Led by youth care leader Brandon Radmacher and youth care worker Ryan Cloutier, the staff and youth came together to build miniature curling rinks, and on the other end of the scale, a life-sized…

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Foster care expansion

Foster care expansion

Ranch Ehrlo’s Treatment Foster Care (TFC) program has expanded in a new way. The new format, developed to help children transition from group home to family living, has fully trained staff rotating in and out of the house to assist the foster parents.  Families will continue to have access to Ranch Ehrlo’s assessment and therapeutic services. Heather Whitequill and Quincy…

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