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Community Resources

Stronger together

Educational Resources

  • Alberta History Quiz Show. You are invited to participate in the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta History Quiz Show!
  • Future Goals. A free and fun hockey-themed online STEM course to keep students and parents engaged.
  • Khan Academy. Expert-created content and resources for every course and level. Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Link to their website.
  • The City of Calgary at Home Activities. Keep active, healthy, and have fun at home! Link to their website.
  • The Calgary Public Library. Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Digital Library, where the library will be sharing updates, tips, and eResources.
  • It’s simple. Fitness activities for the whole family, click here.
  • Mind Fuel. Free learning for Canadian teachers, students and parents during COVID-19 school shutdown. Click here

Multilingual Resources

Technology Resources

  • Brightspace by D2L is a powerful and secure personalized learning platform used extensively at CBE.
  • Computers for schools and non-profits. Application for devices is here.

Family Violence

  • CIWA Family Conflict Prevention Program. The program provides professional, culturally-sensitive counselling for immigrant women and their families who are experiencing transition challenges, relationship problems, abuse and trauma. Click here to learn more.
  • InformAlberta family violence counselling and support services. Click here for a complete list of province-wide services.

Financial Support for Individuals

  • Employment Insurance (EI). If you lost your job, or you’re sick, pregnant or looking after someone who is sick. Click here to see if you qualify.
  • Momentum. Employment, Business and Money Management workshops are free, open to all, and available in-person, online, or on demand. Judgement-free, with as much support as you need. Click here to learn more.
  • Step Up 4 Kidz. Supplying families that may not have access to the technology needed to keep their children’s education rolling properly with Ipads and other devices! Click here to fill out the application.

Food Resources

  • Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids. Link to their website.
  • Fresh Routes. Click here to find fresh, healthy and affordable fruits and vegetables and other grocery items.
  • The Calgary Food Bank. You must call 403-253-2055 first and they will organize your emergency food hamper and assign your pick-up. Link to their website.
  • The Salvation Army is providing food hampers and essentials, by appointment only. Call 403-220-0432. Link to their website.
  • The Kerby Centre is providing a Grocery Delivery Program for seniors in the community, and they have lifted the income requirements. Call the program at 403-234-6571. Link to their website.
  • CLIP multilingual food security page. Click here to view.

Physical and Mental Health

  • Alberta Health Services—help in tough times. Click here for a list of resources.
  • Crisis Services Canada. Suicide prevention and support. Visit the website or call 9-8-8.
  • Youth Addiction and Mental Health—Help4Me. Link to their website.
  • Calgary Distress Centre. Provides 24-hour distress support over the phone 403-266-4357. Visit their website.
  • ConnectTeen. Confidential peer support service for youth. Visit their website.
  • Kids Help Phone. Call 1-800-668-6868 or visit their website.

Resources for People with Disabilities