Engaging Vulnerable People

There are nearly 4,000 Calgarians experiencing homelessness.
LEARN HOW each of us plays a role in creating a city where everyone feels safe and welcome.

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100% of proceeds support programs and services at the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre. 

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Lift People Up

We believe everyone has received a hand in getting to where they are in life. Some helping them up. Others holding them down.

LEARN HOW your support furthers our mission to lift people up.

People aren’t born on the street. Nor do lives have to end there. With help, the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre is where some lives begin.

The Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society is a community of kindness, focused on providing more than 50 programs and services to Calgarians experiencing homelessness, marginalization and extreme poverty.

Serving Calgary for more than 50 years, we are the largest organization of its kind in North America. The Calgary Drop-In offers a complete range of wrap-around community supports – from meals and shelter, to clothing, medical services, counseling, volunteer opportunities, education, permanent supportive housing, and more – to over 10,000 people each year.

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1.2 MILLON
Meals Served

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99,981
Articles of Clothing
Distributed

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417,782
Shelter Beds
Provided

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605 Certificates
Awarded
in 2015

Statistics are accurate as of 2015.

Programs at a Glance

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Holiday Campaign Gift Guide

This Christmas give the gift of Kindness. 100% of the proceeds from every Elements of Kindness t-shirt supports housing, counselling, and other programs at the Calgary Drop-In Centre that help lives begin for homeless men and women.
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Annual Report 2016 | Elements

The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are [all] made of star stuff.
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Book a Tour

Learn more about our clients and the services we provide by booking a tour at our main building. Tours can run between 45 minutes to 1.5 hour and can take place from 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
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KINDNESS Magazine

Read about the lives touched through the work of volunteers, staff and clients of the Calgary Drop-In Centre.
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