News & Events

Calgary Marathon 2017

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→

The Kent Hehr Leadership Award

The nomination form for The Kent Hehr Leadership Award is now live! Please note that the deadline to submit nominations is August 4, 2017 at 5 p.m. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE NOMINATION FORM Established in 2016, The Kent Hehr Leadership Award celebrates and recognizes an individual’s personal resiliency and transformative ability to turn a...Read More→

An Important Announcement from Accessible Housing

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→

Strengthening Connections

My name is Brent Prairie Chicken and I have lived with Accessible Housing for the past six years. I first heard about Accessible Housing through Spinal Cord Injury Alberta and I am sure thankful that I did! The independence I now have living with Accessible Housing has greatly improved my quality of life, and I...Read More→

Students Show Compassion

We would like to send a big thank you to the Calgary Foundation and the grade 6 students from Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School for their dedication to strengthening our community. Twelve groups of grade 6 students from Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School participated in different learning experiences as part of this year’s Primary Years Programme (PYPX) Exhibition. Each group chose a Calgary non-profit organization...Read More→

Adam’s Renovation

For some individuals, entering and exiting one’s home is an indescribable challenge, a task that is sometimes taken for granted. Up until recently, simply leaving his home to go to school was difficult for Adam*, a 22-year old man with multiple sclerosis (MS). Prone to unpredictable symptoms, MS would sometimes leave him in pain and...Read More→

Charity Challenge 2017

Ready, set, go! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Need help with registration? Click here for detailed instructions. Support Team Accessible Housing this year with the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge and register to participate. To register, visit CalgaryMarathon.com and select YES for the Charity Challenge. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@accessiblehousing.ca. The Calgary Marathon has...Read More→

Season’s Greetings from Bridge to Home

(From L to R: Indira, Alan, Jen, Yahaira, Kirsten, Tom and Adam) In 2016, the Bridge to Home team has supported over 70 clients. Bridge to Home is an intensive case management program supporting individuals with limited mobility who are also experiencing chronic or episodic homelessness. The team of caseworkers work alongside clients to make them...Read More→

Daniel’s Story

Daniel’s Story: The Path to Self-Respect First experimenting with drugs in his mid-20’s, Daniel dubbed himself a “late bloomer” as he had what he describes as a happy and supportive childhood. Daniel’s first time taking drugs was while he was living abroad teaching English in Hong Kong. He was living with a partner during this...Read More→

Year in Review 2016

Click here to view our Year in Review 2016 As we look back on 2016, we remember the partners, community members and donors that helped us open doors to accessible and affordable homes. Thank you for your continued support and generosity to Calgary’s most vulnerable. Click here to support Accessible Housing and help more people...Read More→