Artbeat Stage

Artbeat Stage

Long before the Calgary Drop-In Centre installed a kindly donated state of the art sound system throughout our main floor, communities gathered to create and listen to music as a means of growing, bonding, and healing. A few millennia later, music is still a medium...
Community Kitchen & Common Room

Community Kitchen & Common Room

If there is one factor that increases the likelihood a person will relapse from housing back into homelessness, it is the loneliness and isolation they face while living on their own. The Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre believes in a community-first approach to...
Computers for Low Income Calgarians

Computers for Low Income Calgarians

Not long ago, owning a mobile phone or a computer with internet access was a luxury. But those days have passed. Today’s world demands a level of connectivity few people would have dreamed of even a decade ago. Whether for work, school, or staying in contact with...
Engaging Vulnerable People

Engaging Vulnerable People

Every day our clients wake up fully aware of the unspoken fear, avoidance, and stereotypes they will face once they set out in public spaces. Nobody makes eye contact with them. People cross the street or change seats on transit to avoid being too near to them. No...
“Our House” Senior’s Program

“Our House” Senior’s Program

Because of the toll that homelessness takes on the body and mind, we view anyone over the age of 50 as a senior citizen. Which means — with sixty percent of clients at the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre over the age of 46 — well over half of the people we serve...