When we get asked to share the success stories of our participants, first we need to define what success looks like. We may share a story about a participant who was released from custody but was back in.
Each year, Turning Leaf hosts an annual assembly to review our year and look ahead to the new year. On Thursday, March 9, we hosted our 2017 Annual Assembly at The Caboto Centre where we celebrated our.
Turning Leaf currently offers residential support services for people living with intellectual challenge and mental illness in 6 different regions in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. We have homes in Selkirk, Winnipeg, Portage La Prairie, Winkler, Regina, and Moose Jaw. .
“I created art when I was young, using the inside walls of the family cabin and charcoal from the fire. Now, I have expanded to using bright acrylics, watercolours, and pencils on paper, canvas, and birch bark.”.
Turning Leaf makes it a priority to celebrate all holidays with our participants. Many of them don’t have immediate family, but they do have their Turning Leaf family, and our next family celebration is our Annual Easter.
Through our crisis stabilization team, Turning Leaf helps individuals with intellectual challenges, such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder who are in conflict with the law. These services can include creating a ‘release plan’ for people in custody, helping them.