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This author Christy Herdman has created 53 entries.

Family Violence Prevention Month!
02 Nov

In November, #GoPurpleAB!

November is Family Violence Prevention Month. This year’s provincial theme is Reach Out. Speak Out. – It Takes All of Us. Enviros strives to play a role in preventing family violence and promote healthy relationships. We believe most people want to be successful, but repeated, chronic patterns of crisis in some people’s lives have left them with negative perceptions of the world and their place in it. Enviros assists our clients in making lasting changes by providing situations where they are...

31 Aug

Why we do what we do, a message from Shunda Creek alumni

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a fitting day to re-share this message from one of our Shunda Creek alumni: Dear Shunda. You were the only one who accepted me while the rest of the world turned their back. You made me feel like I wasn’t alone for the first time in years. You saw the good person buried inside me when the rest of the world saw me as worthless. You were with me when no one else...

23 Aug

In Memory of Kyle O’Donoghue

Thank you for your donation in memory of Kyle O’Donoghue to the Enviros Shunda Creek wilderness treatment centre. We will work with Kyle’s family to ensure the funds are used to enhance the facility and experience of Shunda Creek clients in accordance with their wishes. Our condolences go out to Kyle’s family, friends and everyone his life touched. Located west of Rocky Mountain House, Enviros Shunda Creek provides addiction treatment in a wilderness setting for young adult males 18 to 24 years...

11 Jul

Your compassion and home are needed! Join us for the Foster Parent Info Session.

Did You Know: In March 2018, there were 3431 children in foster homes in Alberta?   Enviros is looking for quality short and long term care for babies up to teens. Training, reimbursement and 24 hour support provided. Your home and compassion are needed, become a foster parent! Join us for the Foster Care Info Session on July 25, 2018 from 6-8 pm. To attend the event, RSVP via email at fostercare@enviros.org or by phone at: 587 390 7047.   ...

16 May

Help a great cause by clicking the link and hitting the vote button!

Here is an easy way to help Enviros! Simply follow the link to vote for the Shunda Creek Alumni Paying It Forward grant proposal. No registration or login required. More votes = better chances we will receive funding. We’ve applied for a grant to help the Shunda Creek Alumni Support Program. Part of the selection process is a public voting phase that began today and ends June 19. The more votes our grant proposal gets, the better...

09 Feb

Hit the Green In Support Of Enviros!

Join us on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the River Spirit Golf Club, Calgary AB for the Jann Arden Invitational Golf Classic in Support of Enviros Tournament Registration begins at 10:30 am and Shotgun start at 12:00 pm To register, simply complete the Golfer Registration form below. Register Early – first 144 golfers accepted Sign Up: – As an Individual: $250 – Twosome: $500 – Threesome: $750 – Foursome: $950 All Golf Registrations Include: – Green Fees – Power Cart – Free use of Practice Facility – BBQ Lunch and Buffet Dinner –...

18 Oct

Kudos Jeff Wilson!

Shunda Creek’s program supervisor, Jeff Wilson, has been honoured with the Michael Stratton Practitioner’s Award. This prestigious award is given to a hands-on practitioner with high ethical standards that has demonstrated significant progress and change, and a noted impact on the lives of participants and clients. It was his own passion for the outdoors and the wilderness that drove Jeff Wilson to join Shunda Creek in designing a unique addictions treatment program. Shunda Creek is a 90 day wilderness residential addictions...

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