empowering families to stay together

WHO We Are

Closer to Home Community Services (CTH) is a charitable organization in Calgary that envisions a future where every child will belong to a family and feel valued and secure.

Empowering Families to Stay Together is the focus of everything we do.

Our family-centered, strength-based services ensure that children have stable, healthy and safe living environments in which to grow and develop. And in some cases, when families are separated, we provide a place for children and youth to call home while offering therapeutic support with the ultimate goal of family reunification.

Adopt-a-Family: Helping Connect Families with Communities

November 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Adopt-a-Family: Helping Connect Families with Communities

Chris and Mit* and their two children, then 5 and 7 years of age, moved to Calgary from an eastern European country 4 years ago to escape the armed conflict and with hopes to make Canada their new home. The parents were excited to be members of the vibrant community Read more

Latest Updates

Making It Happen: Layl, Human Resources Administrator

November 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Making It Happen: Layl, Human Resources Administrator

Making It Happen: Marsha, Kiwehtata Facilitator

October 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Making It Happen: Marsha, Kiwehtata Facilitator

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Foster Parent with Closer to Home

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons to Become a Foster Parent with Closer to Home

Community Teaching Homes: A Safe Haven for Children and Youth

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Community Teaching Homes: A Safe Haven for Children and Youth