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Fun. Delicious. Fulfilling. The Optimist Club’s Shrimpfest!

On September 27th, the Optimist Club of Oakville held its 38th Annual Shrimpfest! Radius representatives joined in the fun and were full of gratitude (and shrimp!) for the club’s ongoing support. Radius received a portion of the proceeds from this year’s Shrimpfest. Thank you to the Optimist Club of Oakville for being champions for local children, youth and families!

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Radius’ Therapist Shelley Kavanagh Participates in the Post-Show Talk Back of the Play, Broken Branches!

The play Broken Branches ran September 19-29th at the Aki Studio Theatre, Toronto. Told with honesty – and humour – Broken Branches reveals secrets, lies and family dynamics … and the resilience to survive. This play is an important and unique project and we were honoured to participate.

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Radius Child and Youth Services Presents at the 2019 NOTA Conference in Belfast!

Radius’ Manager of Clinical Services, Melissa Maltar and Manager of Training and Consultation, Nancy Falls were selected to present at 29th Annual NOTA Conference, Sexual Abuse in Systems, in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 18th!

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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

The campaign is marked by the purple ribbon and on October 24, 2019 we will be dressing in purple for our Go Purple Day! Show your support by wearing purple on October 24th!

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Meet Volunteer, Cheryl Tym!

As an organization that relies on volunteers to help raise awareness and funds, we were more than thrilled when Cheryl Tym stepped up and joined our Spring Event Committee. Cheryl has worked tirelessly to enhance our annual Spring Event and has definitely brought her passion and enthusiasm to the planning process!

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Thank You to Everyone Who Participated in the Tournament of Hope

Once again, we are grateful to all the golfers, sponsors, donors and volunteers who helped to make the 2019 Tournament of Hope a huge success! Not only was the weather perfect, the camaraderie and relationships built, will last a lifetime!

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It’s Official! Rachael Pascoe and Rebecca Nicholls have Published a Journal Article!

We don’t want to boast, but in this case we must! Our staff are so talented and we are very proud to announce that our Clinical Therapists, Rachael and Rebecca have had a journal article published in Social Work with Groups special issue Making Waves:Group Work Stories of Social Justice.

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10 Tips to Get Your Kids Ready for Back to School

It’s bitter sweet for most families thinking about going back to school. On the one hand, it’s nice to get back into a routine with your kids, but on the other hand, it’s sad to see the carefree days of summer come to an end. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 tips to get your kids (and you!) ready for school!

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July is National Ice Cream Month!

As important as it is to work hard, we believe in a work-life balance. That is why we took a moment this month to recognize National Ice Cream Month! 

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Top 10 Ideas to Entertain Kids Over the Summer

After just a couple weeks of summer break, my kids and their friends are already bored with the activities at our house. Sound familiar? Here are 10 ideas to help keep the kiddos busy.

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