News & Events

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....

Gardens grow community

Lori and her team from the Royal Bank came out to one of our Group Homes in May and helped get us set for summer. The energetic group cleaned up and planted flower beds on the property, reminding us that gardening isn’t just about growing plants, it’s about growing community. Thanks Royal Bank!

Architectural Emancipation

Over 400,000 Albertans live with mobility limitations; medical disability becomes architectural disability due to the way we build our homes and environments. People without mobility issues routinely accomplish their daily tasks and movement with ease, but persons with mobility challenges experience constant effort and barriers doing life basics: showering, cooking, going shopping, watching a game at the pub, or just moving about their home...

Running for good: Dani Lalonde

Dani Lalone is an Intern Architect at Gibbs Gage Architects, and she is running in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge to raise $500 for Accessible Housing. So far, she’s raised 63% of her goal. We chatted with her about her motivation, training and goals for her run...