Poverty

Women leaning over to select healthy food with Spinz-a-Round logo
We work cooperatively with individuals, families and communities to enable initiatives that reduce hunger. We enhance the capacity of participants to acquire skills in preparing affordable meals, by providing fresh fruits and vegetables and developing sound economic management practices.
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We provide Calgary’s only 24 hour crisis service. We do this through 24/7 phone and email support and daily online chat. We offer face-to-face professional counseling and a 24/7 information and referral service through our 211 service. We offer our 24/7 phone support in over 200 languages. Our...
Easter Seals Alberta- Making a Difference
We are dedicated to helping children, youth, adults and seniors with disabilities achieve their fullest potential, their greatest mobility, and their treasured independence.
indigenous women
We offer pathways to healing, through supports and advocacy, for women who are affected by systemic social issues which contribute to their criminalization.
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An umbrella of more than 40 ethno-cultural community groups of African, Caribbean, Asian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern descent; we work with everyone to build strong communities and cross-cultural connections so that we achieve a more respectful, inclusive and welcoming society for all.
We help some of Calgary's most disadvantaged children, who suffer from trauma, abuse and poverty. These kids (aged 3-5) are 70 per cent delayed from peers. We close these developmental gaps, and give these children a more Even Start by the beginning of Grade One.
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We have been recognized across Canada for our effective program delivery. Since 1992 we've been providing solutions that recover lives by housing, treating and supporting people living with addiction. Our home includes a 50-bed treatment centre that is one of the largest live-in treatment...
Logo of the Next Up Climate Leadership Program.
We build leadership capacity in the social change sector.
Habitat for Humanity family
We address the need for affordable housing in Alberta and we do that with the help of community partners and thousands of dedicated volunteers each year. We’ve built in 36 different communities across Southern Alberta.
Happy Families, Healthy Babies, Highbanks, Hope Lives Here
Teen mothers face isolation, poverty, low rates of education and low employment. Highbanks provides affordable housing and a nurturing community where young families can learn and grow.

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