Terra Centre

Terra Centre is a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton since 1971.

Recent Blog Posts

2018 Women’s Symposium
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Pictured, from left to right: a Terra participant and University of Alberta student; Terra staff member Gracia Hepburn; Terra staff member Holly Strang; a Braemar School student.  The 2018 Women’s Symposium: Finding your Impact, Influence and Inspiration was a one day conference featuring a...
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In-kind corner
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We want to thank all the new and recurring donors that helped replenish our downtown, Brentwood House and Braemar Clothes Closets with in-kind donations. Thank you especially for helping to provide our families with special toys and gifts this past holiday season, as well as basic supplies, toile...
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A heart of gold
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Marion Barry is a long-time Terra volunteer. She sorts and organizes in-kind donations, such as children’s clothing, toys, toiletries and other essentials in the downtown Clothes Closet, one of three free donation centers for our teen parent families. Marion’s involvement began in 2010, when her ...
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Reflections from Erik Holmlund
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Erik Holmlund has served on the Terra Board of Directors for the past seven years. He will be retiring from the board in March 2018, and we’re incredibly grateful for the significant contributions he has made to Terra and for his dedication to empowering teen parent families. We asked him to refl...
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Team Terra
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Hey, I’m Chandra! I’m the mental health therapist at Terra Centre. This is a new role for Terra and it’s a dream come true for me. I see my job as a way to create a safe environment where participants can work on and better understand themselves. Together, we explore ideas, talk about challenges ...
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Then and Now
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Submitted by Natalie Hermann, Terra alumna I found out I was pregnant at 15. Being pregnant at such a young age was a terrifying experience, but I was lucky enough to have the support of my family and friends. Still, looks from older people and comments like, “you will never do anything with your...
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Recognizing achievement: post-secondary scholarships
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On November 16, 2017, we recognized some outstanding Terra participants and alumni at our annual scholarship awards ceremony. The nine award recipients are post-secondary students who juggle bedtime stories, crying babies and late night feedings while studying, writing exams and attending class. ...
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Terra Casino: Volunteers Needed
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Terra Casino: Volunteers Needed
Location: Century Casino, 13103 Fort Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T5A 1C3 Dates: May 23 & 24, 2018 Shifts and positions: All For more information or to volunteer, please contact Donna Ma at 780-428-3772 ext. 274 or dma@terracentre.ca. The post Terra Casino: Volunteers Needed appeared first on Terra Ce...
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Little Wonders
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Terra participants are invited to experience our interactive Little Wonders sessions! Light snacks are provided. There is no cost to attend. Topics: October 25 – Meditation November 8 – Art Therapy November 22 – Meditation December 13 – Literacy Location: Terra Centre, 993...
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2017 Terra Tours
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Terra is offering two more Terra Tours this year. These free tours are a great way for the public to learn more about the programs and services we offer young parents. Highlights of our guided tours include meeting a teen mom, hearing the difference Terra has made to her family and visiting Terra...
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