Archive for the ‘Mental Health’ Category

Join Team Causeway!
The Crackup Snowmania Challenge is coming up! This is your chance to support Causeway while breaking a world record–this year, the goal is to build 3000 snowmen in an hour. Where: TD Place Stadium, 1015 Bank Street When: Saturday, February 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Building starts promptly at 12. What to bring: materials to […]
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Autumn Renewal Gala
Causeway’s fall event, the Autumn Renewal Gala, is fast approaching. As the days grow shorter, self-care and celebrating successes become ever more important in maintaining mental health–join us on October 25th for a good-for-the-soul evening of client & community partner awards, appetizers & beverages, silent auction & door prizes, and mingling. Tickets are now on sale. […]
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Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2015-2016
It’s been another great year at Causeway! Come see the Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2015-16!
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Causeway Wellness Centre: Before and After
      The Beautiful New Wellness Centre  
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How the Peer Mentor Program Helped Rebecca on her Path to Success
(Above: Rebecca and her Peer Employment Mentor, Lourdes Rojas) Rebecca struggles with anxiety but she wasn’t going to let it hold her back and prevent her from finding a job. Instead, she joined Causeway’s Peer Employment Mentorship program to get the additional support she needed to find fulfilling work while accessing the Ontario Disability Support […]
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Karine’s New Job
Ever since Karine began to serve hot meals and baked goods at the Parkdale Food Centre she has felt like she is part of something meaningful. Karine says it’s very important to her to have a place to go that helps her to build employment skills for the future. She also says her role at […]
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GNG Wins Best Employer at the Celebration of People Awards
(Above: Dave Segaert (right) at the Celebration of People Awards) Causeway’s social business, Good Nature Groundskeeping (GNG), was awarded Employer of the Year at the Celebration of People awards this past December. The Employer of the Year award goes to a business that promotes inclusivity in its hiring practices and workplace policies. Despite stiff competition […]
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Cracking-Up the Capital Comedy Festival Announces Line-Up for its 2016 Shows
Cracking-Up the Capital Comedy Festival (CUTC), is excited to officially launch its 12th annual winter festival. Taking place January 31 to February 6, 2016, we will be hosting a variety of paid and free programming throughout the week, including a new attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for the most snowmen built in one […]
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Solutions for Youth Grad: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  On October 30th the graduating class of Solutions for Youth convened for an informal commencement ceremony and pizza party. Solutions for Youth is a pre-employment skills and training program for young people, aged 16 – 29, who face barriers to finding work. This sixteen week pre-employment program includes four weeks of classes and a twelve-week […]
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Needle Hunters Make the Streets of Ottawa Safer for All: Newsletter Nov, 2015
Above: Needle Hunter Theresa, photo by Nicholas Galipeau. For the full video produced by Nicholas Galipeau about the Needle Hunters click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcICu7_9kE8 You may have seen them: dressed in brightly coloured vests, holding long-stemmed tongs, feet and hands protected by work boots and gloves. They walk at a quick pace, their eyes dart expertly […]
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