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.

The Impact of Trauma & the Importance of Healing

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Trauma [noun] – Severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience. This Cambridge dictionary definition seems simple enough, but for those who work with vulnerable people, the experience is far more complex. “Trauma is often very misinterpreted,” says Kerrie Moore, an Integrative Healing Therapist at the University Read more

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You Make a Difference

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How You Can Help Ease Your Child’s Back-to-School Anxiety

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Healing and Bridging Cultures

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Most Needed In-Kind Donations: Summer 2017

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