A children's mental health centre. 

We never say no. We never give up. We never turn anyone away.

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We’ve earned Exemplary Standing!

Wood’s Homes undergoes a rigorous accreditation process, through Accreditation Canada, every four years. We are proud to have recently received the highest award possible for consistently exceeding accreditation standards, for the third time in a row.

To learn more about Accreditation and Wood’s Homes, click ‘Read More’.

2019 Never Give Up Gala

Mark your calendars!

You won’t want to miss this year’s Never Give Up Gala, as we’ll be celebrating 22 years of gathering together with our supporters on September 28, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency!

For ticket and sponsorship information, click 'Read More'. 

Welcome to Wood's Homes.

Wood’s Homes is a multi-service non-profit children’s mental health organization. We have been working with families for over 100 years. 

Our 500+ staff and 100 volunteers provide 40+ programs and services for children, teens, young adults and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore and Fort McMurray.

No problem is too big or too small. We are here to help. Always.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month

Did you know that Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the number one cause of developmental disabilities, and is ahead of Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

September is FASD Awareness Month, a time to create awareness around the importance of abstaining from alcohol during pregnancy.  FASD is referred to as the invisible disability and does not discriminate – every woman who is pregnant and consumes alcohol is at risk of having a baby with FASD. 

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Male suicide: The silent epidemic

Male suicide has been referred to as a silent epidemic by academics Dan Bilsker, PhD and Jennifer White EdD. The pair published a study in the B.C. Medical Journal in December 2011, and attribute the high rate of occurrence of men ending their lives and the general public’s lack of awareness about this issue, as the reasons behind why the moniker is so appropriate. This blog will examine some statistics of note and highlight some steps that can be taken in hopes of ameliorating this national crisis.

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What is Pride?

When we think of pride, we sometimes think of a pride of lions. Did you know what a pride of lions represents? A pride of lions is a symbol of a family structure. A good example of what a pride represents is seen when we look at the community that lions build in support of each other. That community is in pursuit of a common goal: The Pride! And it teaches us about balance and how all living things together represent balance in life.

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