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The Khalifa Family Wishes You Happy Holidays

The Khalifa family wishes you and yours a very happy holiday and a bright new year! Last month, the Khalifas arrived in Canada at Reception House. Despite not knowing the language, the Khalifa family has settled into Waterloo Region.  They wanted to share their...

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Our Office Hours Over the Holidays

Our Office Hours Over the Holidays

Our office is closed Thursday, December 24 to Monday, December 28. and Thursday, December 31 to Sunday, January 3, 2021. In case of emergency, please call 9-11. If you require medical assistance over this time, here is a list of local health care options available to...

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A Message From Carl

It’s been an unprecedented year. When I reflect back, 2020 stands out as the year of COVID19, racial and equality reckonings, and new and different challenges for those who are new to our community. At the best of times, newcomers face hardships in settling into their...

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Going Virtual with Community Justice Initiatives

Going Virtual with Community Justice Initiatives

*This story was written by Stacey Colliver, Director of Community Relations at Community Justice Initiatives Since 2016, Reception House Waterloo Region has been jointly delivering the New Canadian Youth Connections (NCYC) with Community Justice Initiatives...

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A Closer Look: Case Managers at Reception House

A Closer Look: Case Managers at Reception House

Our team of Case Managers play a very important role in the journey our newcomer clients make in starting a new life here in Waterloo Region.  And during this pandemic, that responsibility and their workload has only increased.  That’s why we want to give you a peek...

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