How You Can Help

Our services make up a continuum of care, which clients can enter at any point based on their needs. We operate shelter, detox, outreach, and housing programs.

Other Ways to Help

Please note: All of our lists have been updated to reflect immediate needs due to the Covid-19 virus.


Updated due to covid-19 concerns

all Program Needs

  • Socks and Underwear (men and women; NEW only)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, isolation gowns, shoe covers, head covers…etc)
  • Sanitization Material (including hand sanitizer, Lysol wipes, paper towel….etc.)
  • Coffee, puzzles, cards, games, female makeup, crafting supplies (for clients recently transitioned to individual units)
  • Food (MUST be prepared in a food serving facility, individually packaged, and dated)
  • Towels (new only)
  • Gift cards (Walmart, Tim Hortons, Save on Foods, Safeway….etc.)


    We are unable to do pick-ups or accept any goods such as appliances and household items. We encourage you to contact other agencies that are able to assist you with these goods.

    Your thoughtfulness is appreciated.

    Thank you!


    Updated due to Covid-19 concerns

    All daily, weekly, and monthly volunteer activities have been suspended due to the novel coronavirus that has caused cancellations in many city and provincial services. Alpha House continues to operate vital services for vulnerable individuals. Please see for an updated version of Alpha House’s response. Thank you for your ongoing support. 

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    You can also mail contributions to our address, Attn: Financial Coordinator, 203 – 15 Ave S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 1G4. Cheques can be made payable to Calgary Alpha House Society. Tax deduction receipts will be sent to you in response by mail.