Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ramp It Up Calgary!

Brightly coloured wooden ramps are coming to Calgary to help everyone belong in community. We’re launching this small but mighty community ramp project this summer and looking for more single-step business places to sign up for a free ramp that helps all Calgarians access businesses and services and special places in our city. We need...Read More→

Accessible Housing Awarded

On Thursday, June 4 Accessible Housing was awarded the Non-Profit Award 2015 from the Calgary Residential Rental Association. This award was received by our Housing Liaison Amy Hainsworth. It is sponsored by the Calgary Housing Company and awarded each year. We’re humbly grateful for the acknowledgment of our contributions to Calgary’s housing community.

Call him Dr. J

One of our Fourth Dimension residents, Jason Nicholson, convocated from the University of Calgary this month with his PhD. in Mathematics. The title of his thesis? Motivic Classification of Regular Equivalued Orbits in the Exceptional Group G(2). We aren’t sure what that is exactly, but it certainly sounds challenging! Jason’s family held a barbeque and...Read More→

Annual General Meeting 2015

The Accessible Housing Board of Directors, staff, partners, donors, friends and clients, gathered on Friday June 19th for the 41st Annual General Meeting.  It was a celebration of the last year and a glimpse forward to the possibilities ahead. One new Board member was added to the talented Board of Directors this year. Gelaine Pearman...Read More→

Kids and a Cause

Jeff Dyer, Accessible Housing Executive Director and Jason Nicholson, Fourth Dimension resident, say thanks to Bel-Park students on the last day of classes. When elementary school teacher Sonja Hunter’s grade 6’s attended an event called We Day last November she didn’t yet know impactful the day would be. At that event beaded bracelets called rafikis...Read More→

Where Everyone Belongs

Josh with Accessible Housing staff and clients By Joshua Clarke, Project Manager and Program Coordinator with Accessible Housing We all know what it’s like to be left out; to feel like we don’t belong.  I was bullied as a kid and while growing up I often felt like I had somehow been left outside the...Read More→

Neighbour Night

Accessible Housing is re-developing the Fourth Dimension property in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood. We aim to create a neighbourhood where everyone has a home and belongs...

Our Annual General Meeting: June 19th

Our AGM is Friday, June 19th from 12 - 2:00pm at the Kahanoff Conference Centre. Please let us know you'll attend...

YES In My Backyard

My friend Jason is a resident at Accessible Housing and says that “people, if given the right support, can do amazing things.” I’ve found this to be true. When people are given the opportunity to be at home, they emerge to dream again, to rise above limitations and conquer barriers previously perceived...

Team Accessible Sets Records

Congratulations and thank you to the dedicated, hard-working runners and rollers that raced to raise money and awareness on Sunday, May 31 at the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon....