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HomeSpace opens three new buildings for vulnerable Calgarians

Since October, HomeSpace has opened three new buildings for Calgarians in need. Click the links below to learn more about each and watch the celebration videos, created in collaboration with our community partners. The James House opened in Hillhurst in October 2020, developed in collaboration with Calgary Homeless Foundation/RESOLVE and …

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Rapid Housing Initiative Stream 1 funding announcement for Calgary

HomeSpace is proud to take part in this initiative to create more affordable housing to help meet the needs of our city, details via The City of Calgary’s new release: Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing …

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HomeSpace updates on COVID-19

The HomeSpace office located at #1000 – 540 5 Ave SW continues to be temporarily closed to the public, effective March 30, 2020, to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In compliance with new provincial health orders effective Sunday, December 13, 2020, our office staff are working remotely where possible at …

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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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