A children's mental health centre. 

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

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Chief Executive Officer Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Bjorn Johansson has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer as of May 1, 2020.

As a longtime Director of Live-In Programs, Mr. Johansson brings a wealth of knowledge in the field of children’s mental health. We look forward to this new chapter in our 106-year history.

Tickets on sale now!

Join us on March 28, 2020 at our 16th anniversary Lethbridge Children's Benefit Gala, presented by Matt and Catherine Furukawa along with College Ford Lincoln, in support of Wood's Homes Lethbridge.

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Welcome to Wood's Homes.

Wood’s Homes is a children’s mental health centre that provides treatment and support for children, youth and families with mental health needs. We are a non-profit organization and have been working with families since 1914.

Our 500 staff provide 40+ programs and services in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore and Fort McMurray.

Wood’s Homes is nationally recognized and accredited by Accreditation Canada which recently awarded us with Exemplary Standing for the third time.

We are here to help. Always.

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Let’s talk about mental health

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day – an annual campaign by Bell Canada to engage Canadians in the conversation around mental health.

Unfortunately, one of the biggest challenges for anyone suffering from mental illness is stigma, and the negative attitudes (prejudice) and negative behaviour (discrimination) attached to it.

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To CC or not to CC, that is the question

We thought we’d offer up something a little different on our blog this week. It’s a subject matter that everyone has had a challenge with now and then. Email communication! We all send and receive emails, and yet how often do we stop and think about best practice? This, especially in a social service setting that demands confidentiality.

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Helping crossover youth: Why policy isn’t enough

Have you ever been in a store where each employee that you ask for help has to go ask someone else about it? Maybe they have to call another department? Wait for the manager? This may only take a few minutes, but when I find myself in this situation I can’t help but wonder if things could be better organized to make the store more efficient.

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