Weyburn

As one of the fastest growing communities in Saskatchewan, Weyburn is recognized as one of the more desirable places to live and work. Weyburn is a dynamic community with a long history of dedication to providing an exceptional quality of life for residents. We provide support to people in need including youth, and families to help build a stronger community for all who live here.

Applications now open for Communithon 2024 funding

Community Agencies are now welcome to submit their application for funding from the 2024 Weyburn Communithon. The Weyburn Communithon is a local annual event raising funds to support Weyburn community agencies and their programs.

Interested organizations in Weyburn and Area must complete a United Way Regina Funding Application package for consideration. Application forms are available by request; please email Kristin Gushuliak at kgushuliak@unitedwayregina.ca.

Application period opens:        February 15, 2024

Application deadline:               March 20, 2024 by 4:00 p.m.

United Way Regina and the Allocation Committee of the Weyburn and Area Communithon will review all applications, final decisions on 2024 Communithon recipient Community Agencies will be announced after April 3, 2024.

Eligible organizations must meet the following criteria:

  • Align with the United Way focus areas (All That Kids Can Be, Poverty to Possibility and Healthy People Strong Communities);
  • Use the funds in the Weyburn area specifically;
  • Are incorporated under provincial or national jurisdiction;
  • Are a registered charity in Canada; and,
  • Will assign a representative to the Communithon Committee
 

The Weyburn Communithon is scheduled for October 25, 2024. The Communithon has a rich history of helping to raise much-needed funds for Community Agencies, and the programs and services that are provided in the Weyburn and area. In the past 40+ years, it is estimated that over $4 million in funding has returned to our community, because of the hard work and dedication of the Communithon Committee.

Keep watch of the Communithon Facebook page and website at www.communithon.com  for more information about the 2024 Communithon!

 

For further application information contact:
Kristin Gushuliak, Community Grant Manager
United Way Regina
kgushuliak@unitedwayregina.ca
 
For further Communithon information contact:
Sabrina Kraft
Weyburn Communithon Committee and Allocations Chair
communithonallocations@gmail.com

211 Saskatchewan

211 Saskatchewan is a free, confidential service that connects individuals with up-to-date information on human services in the province. By dialing 2-1-1, texting 2-1-1, or starting a web chat session at sk.211.ca, you can connect with a Service Navigator who will refer you to appropriate programs to address your needs. You can also search for services through an independent search online.

This connection to community, non-emergent health, and government services is available 24/7/365. 211 Saskatchewan is available to anyone, free of charge, and is always confidential. Over the phone, 211 Saskatchewan service is available in over 175 languages, including 17 Indigenous languages.

In 2023, the top needs reported from Weyburn callers were:

  1. Income Support and Employment (20.00%)
  2. Mental Health and Substance Use (20.00%)
  3. Organization/Community/International (20.00%)
  4. Basic Needs (13.33%)
  5. Health Care (13.33%)

In 2023, 0.33% of all contacts to 211 Saskatchewan through the phone, text, web chat or e-mail came from Weyburn.