What’s new at Closer to Home

Check out our most recent NEWSLETTER to learn about the latest activities, programs and services at Closer to Home Community Services…

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Donate Your Car to Closer to Home

Imagine the difference you can make in the lives of children and youth right here in Calgary. Donate A Car Canada now accepts vehicle, RV, boat or motorcycle donations for Closer to Home Community Services– and turns them into cash! When you choose to donate your vehicle, all the details are managed for you including… [Continue Reading]

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Make a Move, Make a Difference

Thinking of buying or selling your home? Now, you can change your address and help empower families at the same time. Closer to Home is thrilled to partner with Agents of Change, a new service that custom-matches you with the best real estate agent for your needs. The real estate agent contributes 20% of their… [Continue Reading]


Thank You CJSW 90.9FM for Saluting Closer to Home

THANK YOU CJSW for your support and for sharing our story with the community. We salute you for your commitment to children in Calgary. Together, we are building stronger families.   Throughout September, CJSW 90.9FM featured Closer to Home, as part of the CJSW Salutes program. Thank you to all those who tuned in!  … [Continue Reading]


Become a Foster Parent

Imagine Sam, the child you are fostering, is at your door. Sam’s life began in a loving household but, at age seven, his life was turned upside down. His mom grew absent and his grandparents were unable to care for the young child. With no other extended family in his life, he was placed in… [Continue Reading]

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Host a Community Fundraiser

Imagine the difference you can make in the lives of children and youth right here in Calgary. You can help children from low-income families experience the excitement of summer camp. You can help youth separated from their families find a special place to call home until they can be reunited. You can help new parents… [Continue Reading]

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Alberta’s Promise Partnership

At Closer to Home, our promise to Alberta’s children and youth is to provide family-centred, strength-based services to ensure that children have healthy and safe living environments in which to grow and develop. And, in some cases, when families are separated, we promise to provide a place for children and youth to call home while… [Continue Reading]

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Become a Family Teacher

A new, exciting opportunity in your own home:  Become a Family Teacher You can make a difference in the life of a youth.  Closer to Home is seeking full-time, live-in Family Teachers. These positions, based in your own home, are ideal for an individual or couple looking to have a positive and lasting impact on… [Continue Reading]