Thank You for Your Donation!

Thank you to all those who donated to Closer to Home through Birdies for Kids. You have made a big difference for children and families right here in Calgary – and thanks to the generosity of Presenting Sponsor AltaLink, your donation was matched at 50%. And that adds up fast – that means that your… [Continue Reading]


What’s New at Closer to Home

Check out our most recent NEWSLETTER to learn about the latest activities, programs and services at Closer to Home Community Services…

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Become a Foster Parent

Imagine Sam, the child you are fostering, is at your door. Sam’s life began in a loving household but, at age seven, his life was turned upside down. His mom grew absent and his grandparents were unable to care for the young child. With no other extended family in his life, he was placed in… [Continue Reading]


Third Party Fundraising

Throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home! Interested in hosting a fun event while supporting Closer to Home? Often, we hear from individuals, companies, church and school groups who would like to throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home. We refer to this as a ‘third party fundraiser’. Here are some creative ideas… [Continue Reading]

Kids at Camp

Alberta’s Promise Partnership

At Closer to Home, our promise to Alberta’s children and youth is to provide family-centred, strength-based services to ensure that children have healthy and safe living environments in which to grow and develop. And, in some cases, when families are separated, we promise to provide a place for children and youth to call home while… [Continue Reading]

Alberta's Promise Wagon

Become a Family Teacher

A new, exciting opportunity in your own home:  Become a Family Teacher You can make a difference in the life of a youth.  Closer to Home is seeking full-time, live-in Family Teachers. These positions, based in your own home, are ideal for an individual or couple looking to have a positive and lasting impact on… [Continue Reading]