News & Events

Welcome Back Michelle Rhode

A message from David McElhanney, Interim Executive Director at Accessible Housing: We would like to welcome Michelle Rhode back to resume her position as Executive Director at Accessible Housing starting May 21, 2019. As you may recall, Michelle has been on maternity leave since June of last year. It has been my honour to serve...Read More→

Physical Access to Community Spaces

We asked 17-year-old wheelchair user and advocate, Erin Novakowski to share what she thinks is most important to create accessible, inclusive communities. Click here to read the full post. Here’s an excerpt on how to identify and tackle the issue of physical barriers in a community space. The first things that often come to mind...Read More→

Join us for the Calgary Charity Challenge!

Are you looking for a way to be active while giving back? Look no further! Accessible Housing is participating in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge. This event is inclusive, so you can RUN, WALK or ROLL and fundraise for Accessible Housing! Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2019 Location: Stampede Park, 650 25 Avenue Southeast, Calgary,...Read More→

An Important Message From Accessible Housing

We’re happy to announce that effective February 15, 2019, Dave McElhanney, ICD.D. will assume the role of Interim Executive Director at our organization until the return of Executive Director Michelle Rhode later this year. Dave has been a key lead of Accessible Housing, most recently serving as the Board Chair, and having been a member...Read More→

Open Doors, Change Lives

For many Calgarians with limited mobility, there are barriers to finding a home that is both affordable and accessible. Some of our residents have experienced homelessness, depression, addictions, isolation and painful health challenges. Having a safe place to call home can change a life for the better. This holiday season, consider giving the gift of...Read More→

Thanks for supporting Dinner for Doors

Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated this year’s Dinner for Doors. The evening was a huge success! We are blown away by the generosity of our supporters and with the funds raised, allowing us to support Calgarians with limited mobility so that they can thrive, dream and be part of community in...Read More→

Accessible Housing’s AGM 2018

Thank you to everyone that joined us at our AGM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge. The past year was an incredible year of transitions and changes! Moving forward, we are pleased to announce our new mission and values. It is an important change that recognizes that people come...Read More→

Dinner for Doors 2018

  Join us for our 5th annual fundraising evening to support the mission and vision of Accessible Housing.  Since 2014, Dinner For Doors has raised over $200,000 to help support this critical work. Help us open doors to more homes for people with limited mobility!  This mix and mingle, Roaring Twenties themed event will be at the new...Read More→

Sign up for the Charity Challenge!

Help us reach our goal of $10,000 – all funds will help open doors to homes that are accessible and affordable for Calgarians with limited mobility.

8 Awesome Reasons You’ll Want to Join the Charity Challenge this year!

If you're deciding whether or not to join the Charity Challenge this year, here are several reasons to convince you to join!