Monthly Archives: December 2016
(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 both formal and informal linkages and supports within their community. Click here to support Accessible Housing and help open doors to affordable and accessible homes.
Update: As of January 2018, Daniel has graduated from Accessible Housing’s Bridge to Home program. Living in stable housing for over a year, Daniel is in good health and has been volunteering in community. His goals in the near future include securing part-time work and completing his driver’s license. We are incredibly proud of Daniel for his perseverance and dedication to improving his life. 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 period of time that financially supported this lifestyle of partying and drugs. “Extravagant housing and lots of money was the norm when I was living abroad,” Daniel said. This lifestyle came with the realization that he had an addiction – and a lack of self-respect. He continued working abroad for several years until his relationship diminished and he moved back to North America. Daniel moved to Calgary five years ago from Toronto with the intention of starting fresh. Soon after moving to Calgary, Daniel relapsed and had difficulty...Read More→
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 on their journey to health and home.