Accessible Housing Society is a non-profit organization and registered charity that focuses on opening doors to homes that are both accessible and affordable for people with limited mobility – a growing population with unmet needs within the province of Alberta. Recognizing the need within our communities for increased mobility-restricted and cost-effective housing, Accessible Housing Society undertook the development a 45-suite home known as Inclusio. Inclusio is located in Capitol Hill, Calgary, Alberta; the first building of its kind designed to serve those with limited mobility province-wide. This strategically designed building features: 45 studio suites; Shared common living spaces; Laundry rooms available on each floor; A central dining room (offering three meals per day, seven days per week); and A wellness room (complete with a therapeutic tub). Residents also have access to an enclosed parking garage (with parking stalls wide enough to accommodate specialized vehicles), as well as on-site administration, maintenance and housekeeping services. Through each phase of the architectural design, development and sustainability planning, Accessible Housing not only gained unparalleled knowledge around the different aspects of accessible construction design and development, but also how our services can be integrated in the most useful way for residents. Through a generous grant
Accessible Housing Society takes our responsibility to help slow the spread of COVID-19 seriously. Like many other organizations, we have taken important steps to safeguard our employees, clients, residents and volunteers, including: modified work arrangements; educating our workforce on how to stay safe; and connecting virtually instead of face-to-face meetings. Check back regularly for updates on Accessible Housing Society programs, visitor information and the necessary precautions we’re taking during this time.
Following close monitoring from health authorities on recommendations concerning public gatherings, we have made the difficult decision to postpone Dinner for Doors, which was scheduled for Thursday, March 26. The safety and wellbeing of attendees and volunteers is our number one priority. This decision was made out of the care and concern for all of those who have dealings with Accessible Housing Society, as well as recommendations of event restrictions from Alberta Health Services and the developing situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dinner for Doors is a fundraising event to support the mission and vision of Accessible Housing. Since 2014, Dinner for Doors has raised over $250,000 to help Calgarians with limited mobility. We look forward to holding this event at a future date and hope to see you there. Thank you again for your support and understanding during this challenging time.
We are ecstatic to have the Alberta Real Estate Foundation as our first sponsor for #DinnerForDoors2020! AREF invests in real estate policy, research, practices, and education that strengthen Alberta’s communities. Learn more about AREF here: http://aref.ab.ca/
BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE Join us on March 26, 2020 for our 6th annual Dinner for Doors fundraising event at the beautiful cSPACE King Edward. Since 2014, Dinner for Doors has raised over $250,000 to support Calgarians with limited mobility. This Mardi Gras themed event will transport you to the sights and sounds of New Orleans. An evening of live entertainment, Mardi Gras inspired food stations, silent auction and a sampling of some of Calgary’s best craft beverages are all part of the evening. Dinner for Doors will be a cocktail style event and a mix of high and low cocktail tables and soft seating will be available throughout the venue. All proceeds raised from the evening will go towards the programs and services that Accessible Housing provides. We need your help to continue to open doors for people with limited mobility and hope you will consider joining us. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 403-282-1872. We look forward to seeing you there! Here at Accessible Housing, we continue our commitment to ensuring our inclusive event is accessible for all guests attending. This year we are excited to