News & Events

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...

The Story of a Friend-Maker

– by Trent Sicotte, Program Coordinator I want to share a story about one of our residents at Foundation Place. It is related to a recent life event that has been sad and challenging but also moving and inspiring. In June of last year Ken moved into Foundation Place. In hospital speak he was a...Read More→

Melody’s First Birthday (Party)

In February we celebrated the birthday of a very resilient lady, Melody. For Melody, this was an epic event. She turned 55, but this was her first birthday party ever. We celebrated Melody with her favourite dinner, a big chocolate cake and lots of laughter and hugs. Melody’s journey to home...

From Survive to Thrive

By Michael Schmidtke In my former position working at a homeless shelter I witnessed the survival mindset of my clients. Yet every person I met could not (and would not) deny they wanted to thrive. Thriving is close to the heart of humankind. It is a desire as deep as the instinct to survive. Look...Read More→