News & Stories

COVID-19 Response – As of September 17
September 17, 2021

As of September 17 at 3 p.m., there are nine active client cases at the Calgary Drop-In Centre, as well as two active staff cases confirmed among the staff of […]

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Celebrating the Calgary Drop-In Centre’s 60th Anniversary — Final Video Posted
September 8, 2021

For six decades the DI has strived to help Calgary’s vulnerable, but what that help looks like has evolved over the years. What originally started as a place for lunch, […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day 2021
August 31, 2021

On August 31st, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) will be observing International Overdose Awareness Day, which is a global effort to end drug poisoning, reduce the stigma surrounding it […]

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Enter to Win a WestJet Gift of Flight for Two!
August 13, 2021

Our Kindness Open golf tournament is back on Tuesday, September 14! If you haven’t registered yet, spots are filling up quickly and early bird pricing ends on Sunday, August 15. […]

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Community Gardens at the DI
June 22, 2021

By: Erin N., Senior Coordinator, Affordable Housing Although a lot of the excitement of the garden is getting your fingers dirty and bringing community together, or simply getting people outdoors, […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021

This June 21, 2021 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians to celebrate and learn about the heritage and culture of First Nations, […]

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Electronic Recycling Association and the DI – Reducing eWaste by Working Together
June 4, 2021

Many individuals and companies have a closet full of unused, unwanted electronics. These electronics can have a second life, and it is because of partnerships like those between the Calgary […]

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Kamloops Residential School Discovery
June 2, 2021

Our Statement of Support The news of a mass unmarked grave of children is a disgraceful piece of Canada’s legacy, and as a nation, we must acknowledge the immeasurable trauma that […]

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Celebrating the United Way’s 2021 Bhayana and Agency Awards
May 6, 2021

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is thrilled to have received the Engaging Communities Award alongside The Mustard Seed, Alpha House, and Salvation Army as part of the United Way’s […]

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Recent Volcano Relief Drives Spur Community Support
May 6, 2021

Calgarians got together recently to support those affected by the recent eruptions in St. Vincent and The Grenadines. The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association of Calgary’s Volcano Relief Drives […]

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