What’s Happening in May

Summer 2022 Sweat Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 16th, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (sweat) and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (potluck feast)

Taking part in a sweat ceremony, whether you enter the sweat lodge or not, is a very powerful experience. It can offer people a time to reconnect to one another, do some personal healing, recharge, and learn some of the teachings the Elder that is running the sweat ceremony shares. If you would like to participate in the Sweat Ceremony you can get more details from your worker.


Baby Sign

Brentwood House
13744 115 Ave
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

MAY 18 & MAY 25

Dinner will be provided!

Want to explore some ways to communicate with your child before they can talk? Then join us for Baby Sign Language where you will learn some basic lessons on how to use sign language to communicate with your child.

RSVP through your worker or by emailing slin@terracentre.ca


Financial Literacy Group

Where: Brentwood Office – In Person
When: Every Tuesday from April 5th to May 31st, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
RSVP Details: Email slin@terracentre.ca or call 780-428-3772

What: Join us to learn a variety of financial skills such as budgeting, how to navigate your taxes, different banks and services, and dealing with debt. Dinner and bus tickets will be provided at 5:30pm, and participants will be able to access clothing donations during group. Child minding will be provided but space is limited so RSVP early. Participants who attend the majority of these groups will be eligible for a Walmart or Superstore gift card.


Dads Rec Night

Where: In Person – West Edmonton Mall

When: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

What: Join other young dads in some dinner at West Edmonton Mall and some Mini-Golf. See who has the strongest golf game! Free for young dads connected to Terra!

Contact cboyle@terracentre.ca for more info

Cultural Teachings

Wednesday, May 11
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Teaching: Tea Teaching
Craft: Sewing Medicine Bags

To register: let Melissa Goodswimmer know at mgoodswimmer@terracentre.ca

You are welcome to join via Teams for the event and we can deliver a craft kit to your home if in-person attendance is a challenge. Childcare not provided at this time.


Wednesday, May 25
12:30 – 2:30 pm

RSVP to Melissa Goodswimmer mgoodswimmer@terracentre.ca

Join for smudge and prayer with Kohkum Kathy, and opportunity to catch up on any crafts or activities that have not been completed in prior Cultural Supports sessions. Childcare not provided at this time.


Braemar Graduation Information

Date: Friday, June 10, 2022

Location: Concordia University — Robert Tegler Student Centre  7128 Ada Blvd

Time: 4:30 pm — Arrival for all Grads. Please do not be late!

5:00 pm — Ceremony starts.

Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

Other Information

Grad dresses available. Contact Braemar or Terra office.

As space is limited, please use the attached card to let us know how many guests you intend to bring.  Please note that we may not be able to accommodate more than 6 guests per Grad.

Grad Luncheon — Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 11:15 am. This is a fancy dinner style event, followed by the rehearsal at Concordia University. Transportation will be provided to and from Concordia.

Kohkum Konnect
Kohkum will be available on-site weekly, on Fridays from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. This updated time begins April 8th.

Hot Lunches
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Braemar Cafeteria
11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parenting Group
Location TBA
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Clothes Closet at Braemar
Please come to the SEA Office for access.

The SEA Office has personal hygiene and baby items. Come see us if you are in need of personal supplies.



Reception:   (780)466-1156 ext 1

SEA Workers

  • Andrea
  • Jenessa
  • Sarah

Post High School Transition

  • Gracia
  • Daria

Family Support Liaison – Noor Hooda

Mental Health Therapist  – Becci  587-340-4747


On-site Mental Health Support
Please talk to your SEA Worker about scheduling an appointment with Becci. You can also contact Becci directly at 587-338-4370 or visit her in the Student Services Office (Room 13)

Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic
The Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic at the Royal Alexandra Hospital is OPEN:  for information or to schedule an appointment, please call (780) 735-6892