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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Harm reduction building helps Peter get healthy

From our 2016-2017 Report to Community. Peter’s home at RESOLVE’s first newly constructed apartment building is a fresh start for the 52-year-old Calgarian. He was one of the building’s first tenants. “Nobody has lived here before — it’s nice and clean,” Peter, whose name is changed to protect his privacy, says. Thoughtful and observant, Peter speaks with the wisdom of someone who has experienced life on the streets. Peter began drinking regularly at age 16 and dropped out of high school in Grade 11. “It was a huge mistake,” he recalls. “I ...

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With his new home, Marcos gets to spend quality time with his 3 granddaughters

Marcos, 70, enjoys his summers, spending the days with his granddaughters while their parents are at work. Each morning...

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