Stefan’s Story

Stef's StoryA great sense of relief came over me, when my journey with Serenity Renewal for Families began.I was a very broken man full of anxieties, daily panic attacks, living in constant fear of everything. I lost all socializing skills or even the drive to leave...

Foster Children Bursary Program

 According to the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, right now there are approximately 63,000 Canadian children living in permanent care with foster families, extended family, or in group homes. Across the country, 235,000 children and youth have been identified as...

Family and Youth Program Coordinator

  Family and Youth Program Coordinator Organization: Serenity Renewal for Families (SRF) Date Posted: July 21, 2022 Serenity Renewal for Families is a heart centred non-profit agency which provides services to those affected by addiction, including children,...

Summer 2022 Adult Virtual Workshops Schedule

Information About Our Virtual WorkshopsDesigned to promote personal well-being in a safe environment. There is no requirement to see a counsellor before taking a workshop. However, a counsellor may recommend a series of workshops based on an assessment of your...

Volunteer and Data Coordinator-Job Description

Volunteer and Data Coordinator Job Description In cooperation with Serenity Renewal for Families Team and reporting to the Manager of Client Services, these two roles are intertwined. Other administrative duties that will be mutually agreed upon may be required to be...

Exciting Job Opportunity

Exciting Job OpportunityOne Year Trillium Grant Volunteer and Data Coordinator Serenity Renewal for Families is beginning to go back to in-person services. We were grateful to receive another one-year grant from The Trillium Foundation for 30 hours per week at $23.00...

Latest News

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2022Serenity Renewal for Families Serenity Renewal for Families will be holding its’ Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 at 6 pm.For information call Neil Leslie, Executive Director at 613-784-9754.

Spring 2022 Workshops

Information About Our Virtual WorkshopsDesigned to promote personal well-being in a safe environment. There is no requirement to see a counsellor before taking a workshop. However, a counsellor may recommend a series of workshops based on an assessment of your...

Serenity Renewal for Families is Hiring

Counsellor – Psychotherapist Contract Position The Opportunity: Serenity Renewal for Families provides services to families affected by addiction- including children, teens, and adults.   Our counsellors provide therapy, workshops and support groups for friends and...

Winter 2022 Virtual Workshops Schedule

Information About Our Virtual WorkshopsDesigned to promote personal well-being in a safe environment. There is no requirement to see a counsellor before taking a workshop. However, a counsellor may recommend a series of workshops based on an assessment of your...

Foster Children Bursary Program

 According to the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, right now there are approximately 63,000 Canadian children living in permanent care with foster families, extended family, or in group homes. Across the country, 235,000 children and youth have been identified as...

Family and Youth Program Coordinator

  Family and Youth Program Coordinator Organization: Serenity Renewal for Families (SRF) Date Posted: July 21, 2022 Serenity Renewal for Families is a heart centred non-profit agency which provides services to those affected by addiction, including children,...

COVID-19: Serenity Renewal for Families Office Closed until at least April 6th, 2020

As Ontario has called a state of emergency due to the COVID-19, we will be closing our services until at least April 6th.   This closure will include all workshops and counselling.  We are doing this to keep our clients, volunteers and staff as safe and healthy as...

COVID-19

As Ottawa yesterday confirmed its first case of COVID-19, we will continue to monitor the situation closely in order to help keep our community as safe and healthy as possible. Currently, the risk to the public is still low, but to reduce the chance of spreading germs...

Festive Family Fun

By Kyla Groves At this time of year many families get caught up with gift buying, food making, and scheduling of visits for holiday gatherings. The busyness of the season can take over. Oftentimes, families forget what really needs to be focused on: Time Spent with...

GIVING YOUTH ANOTHER OUTLET – PhotoVoice

Youth have always been overlooked when it comes to services around mental health and addictions and giving them somewhere, they can go to try and explore their thoughts, feelings, and emotions should be something high on our list as a society. Adolescents is a time of...

SISTER LOUISE DUNN, C.N.D.

Dear Friends It is with extreme sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Serenity Renewal for Families co-founder and visionary Sister Louise Dunn, C.N.D. Sister was admitted to hospital with health challenges, in November, and while a full...

Number of Families Served Each Year