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At Wediko, we tackle problems together – in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu (uu-Boon-too) has become an integral part of Wediko’s culture; it is written across our t-shirts, introduced in our orientation sessions, and brought to life through our work and our personal lives. Ubuntu, a Nguni Bantu term, is loosely translated as “A person is a person through other persons.” At Wediko, Ubuntu means generosity, kindness, selflessness,... Read more

Wediko’s history outlines 82 year commitment to improving children’s lives

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Wediko's beginnings

In 1934, Robert A. Young, Ed.D. and his colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital created a therapeutic summer camp program as an integral part of their children’s psychiatric clinic. The camp, located on a rented site on Province Lake near the New Hampshire – Maine border, served clients of the clinic as well as children referred... Read more

Teachers at Wediko’s Summer Program gain valuable classroom experience as they change students’ lives for the better

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Jon Maciejewski, a teacher in Framingham, MA, taught four consecutive summers with the Wediko Summer Program. “Wediko provided me the comfort and security to give kids an experience that was truly unique to them as individuals,” shares Jon Maciejewski, a teacher in Framingham, MA who taught four consecutive summers with the Wediko Summer Program. “I am... Read more

Senator Ayotte discusses funding residential treatment centers with Wediko School experts

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U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte

On Monday, May 16, Wediko School welcomed U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R - NH) to our Windsor, NH campus. Greeted with banners, posters, and student artwork, her visit included a campus tour and information from staff and students about the importance of Wediko School’s work addressing children's mental health. The Senator’s visit culminated in conversing about... Read more

Make a Difference for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

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Healthy Families, Resilient Children

This week, May 1-7, is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, The week is geared toward raising awareness about the importance of children’s mental health and is designed to highlight effective community resources and responses. This year’s theme, announced by the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, is “Healthy Families, Resilient Children: Mental Health is... Read more

Wediko Children’s Services Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

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New York, April 26, 2016 — Wediko Children’s Services was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by Kate Regal, Wediko’s Director of Public Relations. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. “Wediko is thrilled to once again partner with the TCS New... Read more

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