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.

Becoming a Foster Parent – What It’s Like and How to Get Started

June 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Becoming a Foster Parent – What It’s Like and How to Get Started

Imagine a little girl, not even two years old, walking up to you in a hall at the Children’s Hospital, hand in hand with a police officer. She has red eyes. Her hair is tangled and uneven. She has a goose egg on her head, and marks around her legs. Read more

Latest Updates

How Do I Motivate My Daughter to Clean Up After Herself?

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on How Do I Motivate My Daughter to Clean Up After Herself?

  • Gat with the kids from Homework Club

Making It Happen: Gat, Family Support Worker

May 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Making It Happen: Gat, Family Support Worker

  • Birdies for Kids

Boost Your Donation by 50% with Birdies for Kids!

May 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Boost Your Donation by 50% with Birdies for Kids!

Kick Starting a Child’s Potential

May 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Kick Starting a Child’s Potential