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#GIVEOakville Online Crowd-Funding Platform!

We are excited to announce that Radius has been chosen to be a part of the Oakville Community Foundation’s #GIVEOakville platform. From now until December 13, you can help us reach our goals this season. Through #GIVEOakville, you can be assured that 100% of your donation will come to us, PLUS your donation will be eligible to be “topped-up” by the foundation.

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#GivingTuesday – November 30, 2021

Every year, Canadians come together on #GivingTuesday to show the world how generous we are. #GivingTuesday is a global movement that showcases the impact we can have when we work together in the name of social good. This November 30th, let’s show the world how generous Canada is. Consider supporting Radius in our mission to build futures free from abuse, neglect and violence AND at the same time help us reach our $7,000 fundraising goal! 

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Radius Holiday Bazaar – An Online Auction

You may be asking “how can I help?”. Well, the Radius Holiday Bazaar is one of the answers! Starting today, the Holiday Bazaar will be open for bidding. There are some terrific items – gifts, décor and crafts. All you need to do is visit: Holiday Bazaar | Powered by Givergy to register and begin your bidding. Help us reach our goal of raising $7,000 and at the same time help spread some JOY this holiday season.

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Radius’ 2021 Holiday Giving Program

It’s a wonderful time of the year … for giving! Each year Radius strives to make the holiday season memorable for each and every one of our clients and families. And this year is no different. From today until December 2nd, we have a goal to raise $7,000! The funds raised will provide gift cards to the children and families we serve who are in need. And we need your help!

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Sexual Abuse Specific Organization: October 2021

The Continuum is a coalition of agencies and individuals committed to reducing sexual violence and protecting the community. In the October edition of Continuum CONNECTS and future editions, we will highlight agencies across the province.

If you would like to be highlighted, please reach out to us here. In this issue, we highlight: LUTHERWOOD COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.

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Meet Our Clinical Therapist, Angie Lau!

We’d like you to get to know us better and what better way to do that than meeting one of our Clinical Therapists – Angie Lau! Angie has been with Radius since September 2019. Angie completed her undergraduate at University of Ottawa in Criminology and Psychology.  After having an opportunity to do a practicum in a forensic psychiatry unit, she decided social work would be a better fit.  Angie then completed her masters in social work at Wilfred Laurier University.

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Help us win $20,000! Every dollar donated to Radius in June enters us for a chance to win!  Why help? Throughout the pandemic Radius has had to pivot services to meet the ever-increasing needs of the communities we serve. Virtual assessment and treatment, in-person treatment for those unable to attend virtual sessions, as well as ongoing support for parents and caregivers, has helped to ensure that our young clients continue on their healing journey.

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The 2021 Tournament of Hope!

The annual  Tournament of Hope will be held on Monday, August 23, 2021 at Piper’s Heath Golf Course. Safety measures including scheduled tee times, contactless registration and gourmet food stations are on course in place of a banquet, and to ensure that everyone has a great day of golf. We wouldn’t be able to put on an event like the Tournament of Hope without our Organizing Committee. Meet them below:

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Radius’ Youth Dating Violence Pilot Program

For almost 40 years, Radius has been providing specialized assessment and treatment services to children and youth who have been impacted by interpersonal violence, particularly sexual abuse and sexual violence. Recently, Public Safety Canada awarded Radius a grant to pilot a program treating young people who have engaged in Youth Dating Violence (YDV). It is a voluntary program for young people, aged 12-24 who have used some form of violence in a dating relationship. We provide a comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment.  We recognize that many young people who engage in violent behaviour often have a trauma history, therefore, where indicated a trauma assessment and trauma therapy will be is integrated into the treatment.

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Our Journey to Accreditation: A Passion for Quality

All of us at Radius are committed to providing the highest quality services to the children, youth, and families that we serve. We truly believe that quality improvement is a continuous process and that there is always room for improvement. This is what first led us on the road to becoming an accredited organization in 2018.

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