Intensive supports are helping Thorn work towards a brighter future

Thorn* lives at Bedford House, a community-based residential facility for men exiting the justice system. Most men who live there are on parole, but not Thorn — he is actually choosing to live there because he knows the supports offered would give him a better chance of changing his life. Kym Jacobs is the Residential Manager at Bedford House and is sharing 33-year-old Thorn’s rather extraordinary story. “He was going to be released into homelessness,” Kym says. “So we offered him a space here. He was elated.” Thorn has been at Bedford House for two ...

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Vulnerable women now have a safe place to call home in new 24-unit building

“Having a home is especially important for women, and to be with each other to heal together in a safe place." Suzy, who experienced homelessness before finding a home through Calgary Alpha House Society, knows this firsthand. And now 24 women, like Suzy, will have an affordable home with wrap-around support services that will give them the stability they need to rebuild their lives. Thanks to generous donors, Alpha House was able to purchase a building for their RESOLVE project. For the remainder of the Campaign, RESOLVE will be fundraising to pay down the ...

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10 milestones RESOLVE is grateful for in 2017

1. Construction started on Horizon Housing Society's building for people with mental health challenges, limited mobility, low-income families and seniors, the working poor and others with a variety of needs. When this building is complete in late 2018, over 200 people will have a safe, affordable and supported place to call home in a vibrant community with people from all walks of life. It’s #NationalHousingDay and with it marks the arrival of a new #NationalHousingStrategy. Locally, @HorizonYYC team members are on-site where a year from now, walls and windows will ...

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Aurora on the Park — affordable, supportive housing

Staff at Aurora on the Park plan a full range of activities for the people who live there, from karaoke nights to hockey games...

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