Kim shares her story through art
Ignite is the Calgary John Howard Society’s public awareness project that is showcasing art representing individuals’ experiences with substance useRead more.
Alex finds a family at CJHS
Alex is a hockey enthusiast. He’s also a chef, athlete and gentleman. “But it’s just common courtesy,” the modest 23-year-oldRead more.
A stable, permanent environment gave Michael the chance to start over
It wasn’t long ago that Michael was battling his own addictions. Now, thanks in part to the home he foundRead more.
Support from CJHS staff helped William prepare to go back to school to help others
At 61, William might not look like the average college student. Nevertheless, he’s determined to go back to school inRead more.
Chelsea doesn’t let a disability define who she is or what she can accomplish
Chelsea was visiting the CJHS office on a college field trip when her ears perked up — there was anRead more.
Isaias discovered boxing to be the alternative he needed
When 17-year-old Isaias won his first boxing match this past winter, he was more than proud — he was elated.Read more.
Katie is growing and believing in her future because of her supportive home at CJHS
Katie’s warm energy and infectious grin makes you feel welcome as soon as you step into her home at aRead more.
Intensive supports are helping Thorn work towards a brighter future
Thorn* lives at Bedford House, a community-based residential facility for men exiting the justice system. Most men who live thereRead more.
Harm reduction building helps Peter get healthy
Thoughtful and observant, 52-year-old Peter* speaks with the wisdom of someone who has experienced life on the streets. Peter beganRead more.
Tom turns his life around with affordable supportive housing
Working, grocery shopping, cooking, doing laundry, paying rent and taxes – these are things that are part of everydayRead more.