Dec 10th is Human Rights Day: Dignity, Freedom and Justice For All

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. It is a milestone document, which proclaims “the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or...

Posted by December 9, 2022December 9, 2022

Maryvale Achieves Full Accreditation from CCA (Sept 29, 2022-Sept. 28, 2026)

In a memo to all staff, our Executive Director wrote “On behalf of the Board and the Management Team, I am so very pleased to announce that Maryvale has successfully achieved its full accreditation from the Canadian Centre for Accreditation, effective September 29, 2022 to September 28, 2026. I would like to personally thank all...

Posted by November 28, 2022November 28, 2022

Windsor Quilter’s Guild

This group of wonderful and very talented individuals spend endless hours in our community room creating beautiful quilts, placements and pillowcases. They donate to support the Children’s Aid Society, Child Can, Victoria Manor Supportive Living, Windsor Regional Hospital (pillowcases, baby hats etc), Angela Rose House (refugees), Meals on Wheels (placemats) with the two newest charities...

Posted by November 25, 2022November 25, 2022

Parent Support Call-In Line

Did you know that Maryvale has a new brief phone service that is available to parents/caregivers of youth ages 13-17? One of our Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) trained staff will provide parenting strategies with a focus on developing positive relationships and improving communication. It is accessible Tuesday – Thursday, 8 AM – 6 PM....

Posted by November 23, 2022November 23, 2022

Transgender Awareness Week is November 13-19. Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20

Transgender Awareness Week is November 13-19 which leads up to the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. This day honours the lives lost to transgender violence. Transgender and Gender Diverse people continue to face violence, systematic barriers, and oppression. We can support them by continuing to educate ourselves, listening to their stories, raising awareness,...

Posted by November 16, 2022November 16, 2022

This is Invisible Disabilities Week

This week is intended to raise awareness of invisible disabilities and the barriers people living with this type of disability experience. An invisible disability is a disability that is not immediately obvious with visible symptoms and may not require assistive devices. It often refers to chronic illnesses and pain conditions, but can also include learning...

Posted by October 17, 2022October 17, 2022

Maryvale Family Navigation Team – Table at VistaPrint Wellness Event

Maryvale’s Family Navigation team at the Sept. 23, 2022 Vistaprint Wellness Fair was able to talk to Vistaprint employees about our services/importance of mental health, providing brochures & resources. Call 519-259-0484 to inquire re: our programs/connect with a Family Navigator.

Posted by October 14, 2022October 14, 2022

Today is National Coming Out Day

October 11 is National Coming Out Day and is an annual awareness day that recognizes the process of ‘coming out’. Many 2SLGBTQIA+ people spend time ‘In the closet’ before coming out to their family and friends, but some are faced with ignorance and homophobia. National Coming Out Day educates family, friends and colleagues on the...

Posted by October 11, 2022October 11, 2022