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The Triveri House welcomes 38 vulnerable youth home

This day celebrates the joint effort between Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace), the RESOLVE Campaign, donors and homebuilder Calbridge Homes, and service provider Enviros in opening a brand new supportive housing development in Forest Lawn. The Triveri House features 38 new affordable homes and will provide the warmth, …

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The James House celebrates new homes for 27 homeless Calgarians

Calgary, Alberta (October. 22, 2020)– This morning, a virtual opening of The James House will be celebrated with a website and video launch at www.thejameshouse.ca. This celebrates the joint effort between Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace), the RESOLVE Campaign, donors and homebuilders Logel Homes and Cardel Homes, and …

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Impact Stories: Colin’s Story

Colin lived on the street for 15 years prior to finding housing at Aurora on the Park, a HomeSpace building in Sunnyside. He has been living there for three years now. It was just him and his three kids after his wife passed in 1995. He raised them for a …

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Impact Stories: Jessica’s Story

As a woman who experienced homelessness, Jessica feels lucky to have a safe place to call her home. After leaving an abusive partner, Jessica had no one to turn to for support. She worked hard to keep a roof over her head, taking on low-paying, part time jobs to try …

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Impact Stories: MaryAnne’s Story

MaryAnne lived homeless for nearly 20 years before moving into Prelude, one of HomeSpace’s 27 buildings. In 1975, when she was just a girl, MaryAnne was taken from her birth parents and placed with foster parents after witnessing her father violently abuse her mother. Her older siblings all went to …

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Calgary’s Assisted Self-Isolation Site

An Update on the Assisted Self-Isolation Site (ASIS) August 21, 2020 Since April 6, 2020, the ASIS has provided isolation spaces to more than 300 homeless Calgarians who have experienced symptoms or been diagnosed with COVID-19. In addition, over 55 people have transitioned from ASIS into long-term Housing First programs, while …

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Finding ways to protect homeless individuals and families from COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, homeless shelters are particularly high-risk locations for outbreak. With nearly 3,000 vulnerable citizens experiencing homelessness and thousands more at risk, shelters are crowded with limited opportunities for patrons to practice social distancing or health officials’ recommended hygiene measures. HomeSpace and Inn from the Cold found an …

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HomeSpace Updates on COVID-19

An Update on the Assisted Self-Isolation Site (ASIS) Since April 6, 2020, the ASIS has provided isolation spaces to more than 300 homeless Calgarians who have experienced symptoms or been diagnosed with COVID-19. In addition, over 55 people have transitioned from ASIS into long-term Housing First programs, while more than 35 …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Alberta homebuilder steps up to support affordable housing

March 3, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Calgary homebuilder Jayman BUILT (Jayman) announced its renewed commitment to help end homelessness in Calgary. For each Jayman home sold in 2020, the builder will donate $1,000 to be shared between four Alberta charities, including HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace). Jayman will also host a …

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