Let’s Connect: Tell Us How You Are Doing

All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and families are invited to take part in the third installment of our Let’s Connect Survey series. What is the purpose of the Let’s Connect 3 Survey? We would like to hear from students and families about: their experiences this year student/staff well-being feedback about planning for […]

Community Supports for Muslim Students

We are hearing about the impacts the London massacre is having on Muslim students in our community. The following supports for Muslim students were shared by the Coalition of Muslim Women.  As always, if you are in need of support, please reach out to your Guidance Counsellor, CYW, or Social Worker.

Naseeha Helpline for Mental Health:
1-866-NASEEHA (627-3342)
1-866-NASEEHA (627-3342) 

Muslim Social Services

Aligned Health
Sanjay Govindraj MSW, RSW, MAES
(833) 267-4057 sanjay@alignedhealth.ca 

Muslim Chaplaincy of Wilfrid Laurier
Selda Sezen, Muslim Chaplaincy of Laurier
5197297280 /ssezen@wlu.ca

Ghazala Fauzia
ghazala.fauzia@gmail.com 226-600-9329

Carizon Family and Community Center:
Debbi Engel


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Juneteenth and Emancipation Day

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved Black communities in Texas, USA learned they’d be free – two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth marks the tragedy of enslavement and recognizes the challenges that those who fight injustice continue to face. Juneteenth also […]

Parent & Youth Vaccine Information Session from Public Health

Join Region of Waterloo Public Health for a presentation on the effectiveness and safety of the Pfizer vaccine for youth. Dr. Kelly Grindrod who is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy will provide a brief presentation and answer questions. Parents, caregivers and youth are encouraged to join. Do you have […]

Get to Know the Equity and Inclusion Branch

Earlier this month, we announced the new Indigenous, Equity, and Human Rights Department. This week, we are profiling the second of three branches within the department: the Equity and Inclusion Branch. Equity and Inclusion Branch Equity & Inclusion Team The Equity & Inclusion Team strives to increase educational equity by working alongside staff to identify […]

Vaccine Clinic at Kingsdale Community Centre

The Waterloo Region Vaccine Task Force is hosting a vaccine clinic in our neighbourhood between June 15 and 17, 2021 for youth and their families. Youth and family members they live with can book appointments at this clinic to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Kingsdale Community Centre  72 Wilson Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario […]

Stress and Anxiety Boot Camp: Learn ways to manage stress and anxiety

As part of our ongoing efforts to support Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students and families, our psychology and social work staff are offering two free interactive, fun information sessions about stress and anxiety and how they can be managed. These sessions will be hosted jointly with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB). […]

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