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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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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