Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking

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Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking Celebration Cambridge, ON- Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (WCSWR) held a ground breaking ceremony today to celebrate the start of construction of “Haven House”, a 45-bed shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse in the Region of Waterloo. To learn all about this project, and why we are rebuilding, click here. The new Haven House will be built on a 2.286 acre...

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Community focus at the Boardwalk

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  The Boardwalk is regarded as the destination of choice on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo, as the host of dozens of retailers, variety of dining options, extensive medical services, entertainment, and gathering space.   Appreciated for its mix of unique stores and convenient access to national chains, their community-focus goes far beyond providing retail enjoyment. The Boardwalk is the lead sponsor for Women’s Crisis Services’ 6th...

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Helping to Build Resiliency with our Children

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      Resiliency is the ability to bounce back from difficult situations, cope with significant life changes and the ability to problem solve in helpful and constructive ways.  If we do not have resiliency, then we are more likely to be negatively impacted by upsetting or traumatic life events.  “Resilient children use coping skills that they developed from past experiences to cope better with new situations as they arise”....

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TD BANK GROUP Celebrates Mother’s Day

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TD Bank Group celebrates Mother’s Day with an investment in the Women of Waterloo Region Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region is very proud to thank TD Bank Group for their support of the campaign to Rebuild Haven House, the shelter supporting abused women and their children in Cambridge and North Dumfries. TD announced today that they are investing $50,000 in the safety and the future of women in our region. “The care, love and...

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Respect Week Reflections: Caring Students Make All the Difference

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 by Jennie Garbett Over the course of the week, there were some great activities to participate in. Maybe it was the Smile Epidemic events that got your attention, or the ”iChooseDignity” event that pulled on your heart strings. Each day during Respect Week there were great things happening at Conestoga’s Doon Campus, hosted by Student Life Leaders and volunteers. One event that meant a lot to me personally was the Clothesline Project; this day...

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