HSS News

Human Support Services to Open Bed & Breakfast in Waterloo

If you haven’t heard by now, let me be the first to share our very exciting news: we are the proud owners of a Bed & Breakfast! On February 16, Human Support Services closed on property at 4505 HH Road … Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid Courses Teach Individuals – How to Help Someone in a Mental Health Crisis

By the looks of them, they weren’t excited about this day. Even the most eager learners aren’t typically enthusiastic about being crammed into a tiny conference room for eight hours. But this group – eight men and one woman – … Continue reading

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Opal Lang Named HSS Volunteer of the Year

At an organization so blessed with devoted volunteers, it’s no easy task to choose just one to honor as Volunteer of the Year. But as we prepared for this year’s Celebration Dinner, it was time to choose one person – … Continue reading

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Cole Retires As HSS Executive Director After 11 Years

The wooden sign reads, “You have changed the world because you touched our lives.” The sign, given to Robert Cole at his retirement party on September 15, was the perfect parting gift for the longtime executive director of Human Support … Continue reading

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Ruby Retires After 37 Years with HSS

Before Barb Ruby retired from Human Support Services at the end of June, she had been with the organization for 37 years, making her the longest standing employee HSS has ever had. Since she started in April 3, 1980, Barb … Continue reading

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