If I was to offer an introduction of the 40 year history of Alpha House two important groups would stand out…the now decommissioned Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission and Calgary Police Services.
December 4, 2020 | David Blog Series
We Seek to Provide Hope through Direct Service and the Promotion of Well Being Many years ago early in my career at Alpha House IRead More…
November 25, 2020 | Events Fundraising Uncategorized
The Holiday Season is often a time of reflection as we look back on the year that was and anticipate what will be when the calendar turns on January 1st. Without question, 2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year for our city, our country and the world.
June 30, 2020 | David Blog Series
“For the clients who have died I remember them as people who lived resourcefully, with humor, resilience, eccentricity, and with love and caring for others in all ways that humans express their humanity to each other.”
June 10, 2020 | David Blog Series Indigenous
On Tuesdays and Thursdays for over 2 years, Alpha House has hosted Wellbriety sessions for clients who are completing or have already completed our DetoxRead More…
May 21, 2020 | Alpha House News David Blog Series News
David is marking his 25th year of service at Alpha House with a series of blogs. The first looks at what recovery means at Alpha House during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 13, 2020 | Alpha House News In The News News
To do our best to keep the risk of COVID-19 low, Alpha House has put together an internal committee working with both the City of Calgary and the Government of Alberta, as well as other agencies in the shelter system.
February 4, 2020 | Alpha House News
With nearly 40 years of providing safe and caring environments for men and women whose lives have been impacted by alcohol and other drug dependencies, Alpha House has created an array of data-proven, outcome and cost effective programs.
December 23, 2019 | Uncategorized
The Holiday Season is a time of reflection and gratitude. As I think back on 2019, I am inspired by the resilience of the individualsRead More…
On Friday November 29th, the City of Calgary Council announced that Alpha House will receive $200,000 in funding to help keep our DOAP team on the street.
December 1, 2019 | Alpha House News DOAP Team
This financial support brings us closer to our fundraising goal of $800,000, which is needed to keep our DOAP program running at its current capacityRead More…