News & Events

Welcome Stacey!

Dear friends and supporters of Accessible Housing: As some of you may know, Michelle Rhode began her role as Executive Director in May of 2017.  Michelle came to Accessible during a crucial time during the construction and commissioning of Inclusio.  Michelle was instrumental in supporting the organization to not only successfully open Inclusio but navigate...Read More→

Client Stories: Remy – The Art of Making Life Easy!

I’m Remy Bernier, and I seek a better world for us because we are supposed to be all equal. I had two significant discriminations in the last few months. The first, my registration for a grant of $5000 was put in the garbage. The second one (and more critical) was my recent stay at the...Read More→

Our 2018/2019 Community Report is Live!

Accessible Housing’s 2018/2019 community report is now available! This latest rendition highlights our accomplishments during the fiscal year, including an in-depth overview of our programs, year-end financials, and recognition of our exceptional donors and partners. View the 2018/2019 community report here

Inclusio’s newly designed Wellness Room

Residents at Accessible Housing’s newest home, Inclusio may now enjoy a truly relaxing and therapeutic spa experience in the newly renovated Wellness Room designed by Schulman Design Inc. “When our team visited Inclusio, we were blown away by the amazing work they are doing for low-income Calgarians with limited mobility,” says Margot Schulman, CEO and...Read More→

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→