Poverty

People’s lives change over time and as life changes occur, we are there to assist in developing a plan that connects people to the resources necessary to succeed. Our support allows people to navigate out of crisis towards a better future. We Help People Help Themselves.
The Samaritan Club of Calgary fills a special niche – quick access for Calgarians when all else has failed. There are many ways that we help those that can’t access other programs or have used up other funding.
We Stand Together
We help a population that most brush by. We assist women involved in, or at risk of sexual exploitation or human trafficking. Here they can get their lives back.
Empowering men to recover for life. Simon House Recovery Centre is a long term program that teaches men compassion, patience, tolerance, and understanding. It provides men with a safe and responsible place to recover from addiction.
We instill hope today and build community bridges for a brighter tomorrow. We provide individuals and families living in 28 south west communities with the resources, information, and community support that will empower them and build on their individual strengths.
Natalie, Community Advocate at Sunrise
We collaborate with individuals and families in East Calgary to address vulnerabilities and facilitate personal development through resources and support while engaging them in contributing to the resilience of their communities.
Aboriginal girl pictured smiling softly
We're the only non-profit solely dedicated to Calgary’s Aboriginal youth since its inception in 2001. Our programs and supports seek to transform the lives of the youth and empower them to initiate change in their city.
WINS Thrift Stores support women in need and their families.
We help women in need and their families help themselves. Each year, thousands of Calgarians receive a hand up through our six Family Resource Centres, Free Goods Referral Program and Thrift Store Social Enterprise. These three core offerings help local women in need and their families takes in...
The Women’s Centre’s vision is a world where women are supporting communities and communities are supporting women. We work toward that vision by providing a safe place for women to get assistance, connect with others and work for change.
The Women’s Centre is a grassroots community organization which provides a space for women to find support, connect with other women, and work to change the systems which prevent them from being thriving, engaged citizens in their community. The Centre has been acting as an independent organization...

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