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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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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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The Coldest Night of The Year is Almost Here

This January cold snap is a good reminder to count our blessings if we have a warm roof over our head – and help ensure those that don’t are not left without supports. If you see a vulnerable person outside, ask them if they are okay and contact the Alpha …

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#GivingTuesdayYYC

“We have two days that are good for the economy. Now we have a day that is good for the community too.” It’s been a year of growth for us at HomeSpace and we’d like to continue that momentum by being part of this year’s GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday is a global …

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Tickets are on sale now for Finding Joy with HomeSpace

HomeSpace and our presenting sponsor BMO Bank of Montreal invite you to join us for our third anniversary celebration. Discover how to spark joy in your home with our special guest speaker – Certified KonMari Consultant Helen Youn! Learn about the home organization method made popular on the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. …

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MEDIA RELEASE: The Clayton is Open

CALGARY (August 8, 2019) – Today, Jayman BUILT (Jayman), in partnership with the RESOLVE Campaign, Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) and HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace) celebrate the grand opening of The Clayton. This new building gains its name from Alvin Clayton (A.C.) Westman, Jayman’s founder. The Clayton, located in Bowness, will provide …

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Our 2018-19 Report to Community: A Year of Building

2018 was a year of building at HomeSpace – from building homes to communities to partnerships, we are proud of all this team has accomplished. In the spirit of innovation, we are hosting our report on Instagram. You can view it from a desktop, phone or any device, and with or without …

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