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Our Filling the Gap Webinar was a Resounding Success

In a year filled with zoom meetings and webinars it was wonderful to have so many of you attend our online event June 8, 2021! It also speaks to the desire for and interest in rural residential care for young adults that we had 200+ people registered for this event.

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There’s Nothing Wrong with Queerness

Author’s Note: not all people who belong to 2SLGBTQIA+ (2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, plus– the plus standing for the myriad of ways folks can identify) communities identify with the term “queer.” Here I use it as a reclaimed term to acknowledge the powerful resilience of 2SLGBTQIA+ identity. The term Queer can encompass many different kinds of experiences from sexual/romantic orientation to gender identity/expression, and is often used as an umbrella term.

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Over a Year of Quarantine and Isolation: How are we Coping?

Quarantines are not new. 

With the first anniversary of the World Health Organization’s announcement of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) as a pandemic under our belt, you might scoff. “Obvious much!”

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Ensure Hopeful Futures – Support our Match for Hope

Dear Supporters,

Please join our Match for Hope campaign and double your impact!  From today to May 31st, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar* by our generous partners and will most definitely enable us to continue our vital work to bring Eli’s Place to fruition.

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What is PTSD?

You’ve likely heard about soldiers who return from deployment and develop PTSD. The movies show them returning home, and when fireworks go off in the background, it triggers an anxiety attack. While this scenario is realistic for many Canadian veterans, they aren’t the only ones who live with this condition. Keep reading to learn more about PTSD. 

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