||In the first three years of
Calgary's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness, more than 2,300 people, including 450 families, received housing and support.
On January 28, agency partners,
Read the Three Year Update
all levels of government, businesses, volunteers and clients celebrated this success and the release of the updated 10 Year Plan.
Action Needed! Advocate for Secondary Suites
On March 7, Calgary City Council will vote on a by-law to allow secondary suites in Calgary neighbourhoods. Learn more about the issue and how to contact your Alderman. Please pass this information on to others.
2011 Community Summit
Thursday, March 10, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Palomino Room, BMO Centre
This year's guest speakers will be Mark Horvath and Sue Marshall.
Mark has made it his mission to help people experiencing homelessness have their voices heard through InvisiblePeopleTV and through recently launching the social media project We Are Visible. You can learn more about Mark through his blog.
Sue is the Executive Director of the Community Partnership in Washington D.C., and will bring excellent insight on community collaboration and the Homeless Management Information System. Learn more at www.community-partnership.org.
The day will also include:
Early morning session
Agency panel discussion
Arthur R. Smith Awards presentation
Wine & cheese networking time
Last year the Summit filled up quickly, so RSVP while places are still available. View our Events page for agenda and details.
In early February, a water line broke at our family affordable housing complex, resulting in a full evacuation of tenants. Nine basement suites were damaged. These tenants were provided with temporary accommodations and support. Read Tim Richter's letter to the editor (Calgary Herald) thanking Horizon Housing Society, agencies, suppliers and City departments here.
Project Homeless Connect 11 will be held Saturday, February 19 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Suncor Energy Centre. Thank you to Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP for generously sponsoring the event.
CHF Awards Three-Year, $2 Million Contract to Prevent Family Homelessness
More than 2,300 Men, Women and Children Housed Over Three Years (Q3 Report)
Calgary Marks 3rd Anniversary of 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness
Visit our News page for details.
Join the CHF's research network at the Homeless Hub to learn about the latest research and news on homelessness in Calgary and Alberta, and to network with others in the field. Be part of the conversation - visit www.homelesshub.net/network/chf.