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Our 2017/2018 Report to the Community is Here!

We're proud to present our 2017/2018 Report to the Community to all of our donors, funders, partners and supporters. This year's report tells the stories of some of the 2,263 children, youth and parents we served over the past 12 months; from Alex, a young man who gained valuable coping Read more

October 29th, 2018|

Calgarians Step Up to Support Local Families in Need This Christmas

After another tough year for so many in our city, Calgarians have once again opened their hearts to support their struggling neighbours through Closer to Home Community Services’ Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group. More than 300 local families will receive support through Adopt-a-Family this year – 40% Read more

December 22nd, 2017|

‘Viewpoints’: Youth Mental Health and Wellness Project Launches in Airdrie

Closer to Home Community Services is excited to announce the launch of its new Airdrie-based youth mental health program, Viewpoints. A preventative, evidence-based program, Viewpoints aims to support overall mental wellness for youth in Airdrie by increasing awareness of and access to mental health resources while decreasing the stigma of Read more

June 27th, 2017|

You’re Invited! Celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week With Us

May 16th, 2017|

Message from CEO: Building a Legacy of Hope for Families

Christmas 2016 was a joy-filled event at Closer to Home!  Our donors and supporters came in droves to support 215 families in need and gave 876 people – of whom 579 were children – a very special and magical Christmas. Calgary’s generous spirit shone through and increased the number of Read more

February 23rd, 2017|

Community Collaborations

Power Play Closer to Home was invited to help with supervision of children and youth participating in Power Play — a program organized by the Calgary Police Service (CPS) that helps kids learn skating skills and hockey. Upon receiving the request, staff at the West Central Community Resource Centre (WCCRC) Read more

February 23rd, 2017|

Christmas will be bright for local families in need

December 15, 2016 - Calgary, AB Calgarians have come out in droves to support their struggling neighbours with Closer to Home Community Services’ Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group. Over 200 local families will receive support through Adopt-a-Family this year – more than double the 96 families served in Read more

December 15th, 2016|

Out in the Community

Closer to Home staff were involved in various community events this past quarter to spread awareness about our organization and the work we do. At the Calgary Farmers' Market, meeting Calgarians and sharing our work with them. Excited to be a part of the first-ever TELUS Spark Science Read more

August 18th, 2016|

Kick Up Your Boots at Our Stampede Breakfast!

UPDATE: Closer to Home's Stampede Breakfast has been cancelled this year. Check out StampedeBreakfast.ca and Caravan.CalgaryStampede.com for other pancake breakfasts around town! Join Closer to Home on Thursday, July 7th for our annual Stampede Breakfast! Featuring pancakes and terrific entertainment, we’ll celebrate with western vibes and our boots on! Takes place from Read more

May 13th, 2016|

You did it! Thank you!

A special thank you to all our donors for once again coming together and supporting families during the Christmas season through our annual Adopt-a-Family campaign. Presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group, Adopt-a-Family supported 236 children across 96 families this year, and more than $64,000 in gifts were donated. Read more

February 12th, 2016|

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