Life

Meet Greg Pace, Race Director for the Moon in June Road Race!

“The Moon in June (MiJ) Road Race has proudly supported Radius Child and Youth Services for 13 years. The race, now in its 30th year, has always been a charity event, however, we gained a much larger purpose once we associated and supported Radius”.  A huge THANK YOU to Greg Pace, Race Director of the Moon in June, for dedicating his time and efforts to Radius!

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Meet Our Volunteer, Ann Mulvale!

In honour of National Volunteer Week, April 19 to 25, 2020, we took some time to recognize some very special volunteers who work tirelessly on behalf of Radius to raise funds for the children, youth and families we serve. Meet, Ann Mulvale!  Ann, a long time supporter of Radius, has been part of our Tournament of Hope Committee (our annual golf tournament) for over 8 years.  Read below to learn more about why Ann dedicates her time to Radius!

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The 2020 Tournament of Hope!

Every year many of you look forward to our annual Tournament of Hope! This year, mark your calendar for Monday, August 24th at Piper’s Heath Golf Club.

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Meet Liz, Research Assistant at Radius!

In August 2019, Liz Lartey joined Radius Child and Youth Services as an integral part of our Research team. Our Research team is continuously involved in multiple exciting research projects each year, and we were thrilled when Liz joined our team. We thought you would be interested to learn more about Liz’s role at Radius and why she chose the career path she did.

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Keeping Kids Busy While Social Distancing

There is no doubt, that keeping kids (and teenagers) busy during this time of social and physical distancing is hard work! The first few days together went smoothly but now we’re hearing “I’m bored” and “I wanna see my friends”. So, what do we do? How do we manage our kids to create structure in their day-to- day?

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A Note to All Our Supporters

As Canada continues to heighten its response to COVID-19, we continue to be inspired by the individuals, organizations and all levels of government who are working together to minimize the impact of the virus on our communities.

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The Roaring Twenties Party!

Whether you celebrate the 1920’s or 2020’s, Radius is over the moon to announce their 2020 Spring Event! We’ll be putting on the ritz, Saturday, April 25th, at our Roaring Twenties Party! Jazz it up with all the glitz and glamour of the 1920’s (and none of the Prohibition) while helping raise funds for children, youth and families affected by abuse.

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We Did It! Radius is Accredited!

Radius Child and Youth Services is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved the Accreditation Primer status with Accreditation Canada. The decision followed its first on-site survey in October 2019 as part of an ongoing accreditation process. We are proud to say that we met 68 of the 70 criteria that were identified as being relevant to Radius, which is a fantastic result for us!

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Welcome to 2020 – And a New Decade!

We are starting a new year, and with it a new decade is ahead of us! For those of you are new to Radius Child and Youth Services and to those of you who have supported Radius for some time, I want to say a big “Thank You”! Thank you for working along side us throughout 2019, spreading the word, building awareness, donating time, funds or resources, and ensuring that we continue to work towards ending the cycle of abuse, neglect and violence. 2019 was a great year and I am thankful for all that we have accomplished, the small and the big steps we have each taken to change lives!

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Meet Our Clinical Therapist and Project Coordinator, Vanessa Junior!

At Radius, we are fortunate to have staff who are dedicated to our mission to help children, youth and families build their futures free from abuse, neglect and violence. And Vanessa Junior is one such individual! We wanted you to get to know them (and some of our other colleagues in future newsletters) … so read on to get a behind the scenes look at the work of a Clinical Therapist … Meet Vanessa Junior!

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