Adopt-a-Family 2014 is here !

Closer to Home is proud to launch its 2014 Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group, RBC Dominion Securities. Help give families in need the Christmas they deserve! For more information on the Adopt-a-Family initiative, call (403) 543-0550 Ext 235 or You can also visit our campaign page on the CanadaHelps website: Click… [Continue Reading]

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Third Party Fundraising

Throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home! Interested in hosting a fun event while supporting Closer to Home? Often, we hear from individuals, companies, church and school groups who would like to throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home. We refer to this as a ‘third party fundraiser’. Here are some creative ideas… [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 Foster Parent

Be the Difference…Become a Foster Parent Growing up is hard enough…Imagine being separated from your family. Currently, there are approximately 1,500 children in Foster Care in Calgary. You can make a difference for these children. The Closer to Home Foster Care Program offers a supportive family environment for children from birth to 17 years old. These… [Continue Reading]

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