News & Stories

COVID-19 Response – As of November 27
November 27, 2020

On November 5, we learned of a new case of COVID-19 at our main shelter and we are now in outbreak status. As cases continue to rise in Calgary, the […]

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Calgary Drop-In Centre celebrates the 20th Annual National Housing Day
November 22, 2020

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is proud to stand alongside our peers in the homeless-serving sector to celebrate National Housing Day. This year is special as 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of National Housing Day. […]

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Charity Intelligence Canada names Calgary Drop-In Centre Top 5 Impact Charity in Calgary
November 19, 2020

The Calgary Drop-In Centre thanks Charity Intelligence for recognizing the 59-year-old organization as a Top 5 Impact Charity in Calgary. “We have all worked really hard to be good stewards […]

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Thank you to our friends.
November 13, 2020

Thank you Blakes Canadian Lawyers; Tim Horton’s East Village, Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta, Better Together COVID-19 Response Fund and Seven Generations Energy; MHCare Medical; and Fresh Slice Pizza in East Village.

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Watch: 2019-20 Report to Community
October 28, 2020

This year, we can’t celebrate our 2019-20 Report to Community in person. That said, we still wanted to find a way to personally share our many achievements, positive outcomes, and even our challenges. 

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COVID-19 Update: Shelter Capacity
October 23, 2020

“Wherever we end up with this overflow shelter site, I am hopeful that the surrounding community will recognize that all people deserve a safe and warm shelter through the winter. At this time, during the pandemic, we all should keep an open mind and a warm heart as our community’s homeless population faces impossible decisions, life-and-death realities, more than ever before.”

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Thank you to our friends.
October 19, 2020

Thank you Blakes Canadian Lawyers; Tim Horton’s East Village, Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta, Better Together COVID-19 Response Fund and Seven Generations Energy; MHCare Medical; and Fresh Slice Pizza in East Village.

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Watch: The DI housed 250+ Calgarians during COVID-19
October 13, 2020

When the pandemic shifted the reality of day-to-day life in Calgary, it was said repeatedly that one of the safest things anyone could do was to stay safe by staying […]

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It Takes A Community: Temple B’Nai Tikvah
October 13, 2020

Despite all of the changes that the COVID-19 has brought to the Calgary Drop-In Centre this year, one of the things that has remained consistent throughout this all has been […]

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Watch: Thank You, Calgary
October 8, 2020

Thank You, Calgary. As we prepare for Thanksgiving with our friends and family cohort and connecting with other loved ones virtually, we wanted to share our heartfelt thanks with you […]

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