News & Events
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on December 3 is a special day to recognize the contributions made by individuals to build an inclusive and equal country. In celebration of IDPD this year, here is a list of remarkable Calgarians making an impact in our city to make it more inclusive for individuals with...
Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated this year’s Dinner for Doors, the evening was a huge success! The event sold out with 215 tickets purchased and raised $83,342 to open more doors to affordable and accessible homes.
We are pleased to announce the recipients of two awards that will be presented at Dinner for Doors this year: The Kent Hehr Leadership Award presented to Darby Lee Young; and The Heart of Community Award presented to Allan James (Jim) Monk. These two amazing Calgarians are doing important work in our city to create...Read More→
The brand-new Inclusio building, opening in early 2018, will feature a whole slate of enhancements. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the coolest, creative features of this new accessible, affordable home. Less snow, more freedom Snow and ice can leave wheelchair-using residents stuck in their homes much longer than others. To help alleviate this,...Read More→
Tickets Now On Sale! $119 for a Single Ticket and $945 for a Table of 8. Help us open more doors to accessible and affordable homes for Calgarians with limited mobility.
Thank you to everyone that joined us at our AGM on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Fort Calgary. It was an engaging inspiring afternoon as we reflected on the last year and looked towards the year ahead at Accessible Housing. Ernest Barbaric, a digital marketer, educator, and speaker, spoke about meaningful work in which he shared stories from individuals...Read More→
Nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone that submitted a nomination! Established in 2016, The Kent Hehr Leadership Award celebrates and recognizes an individual’s personal resiliency and transformative ability to turn a vision into reality. The award will be given to an individual that works towards building an inclusive city where everyone belongs. The...Read More→
When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2 – 4 p.m. Where: Fort Calgary (750 9 Avenue Southeast) Click here to RSVP! Please join us for Accessible Housing’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, June, 29. Come and mingle with our team, reflect on the last year and hear what’s on the horizon for the next...Read More→
Thank you to our outstanding runners, walkers and rollers! On May 28, 2017, an incredible 22 runners, walkers and rollers participated in the Calgary Marathon in support of Accessible Housing! They did a great job as they participated in events from the 5k to the Full Marathon. They have raised $19,700 so far and we...Read More→
From Dave McElhanney, ICD.D. Chair, Board of Directors, Accessible Housing The Accessible Housing Board of Directors is pleased to announce Michelle Rhode as Executive Director of Accessible Housing effective May 15, 2017. Michelle will assume responsibility for all aspects of leadership at Accessible Housing and for the continued delivery of operational activities. Michelle brings a combined 13 years...Read More→