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Agency Director role posted

We are pleased to announce an opportunity to join our agency in the Agency Director role, to provide leadership and guidance for a team of 20 who support over 100 ...

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Connections doesn’t miss a beat: Supports 109 families in April 2020

Connections reached a remarkable milestone in April – 30 years of supporting families in which a parent has a cognitive challenge. Like many non profits, Connections ...

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Connections shares expertise for Alberta Government policy brief – RDSPs

Connections' Financial Coach program hit the ground running four years ago and has made a difference in the financial well-being of over a hundred families. The families ...

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Connections is hosting free screening of “Gabrielle” – Please join us!

Connections is pleased to be participating in EMPATHY WEEK in Calgary by hosting a free screening of the remarkable Canadian film, "Gabrielle." To join us, please ...

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Barriers and confusion for people with disabilities accessing the Disability Tax Credit

A 48-year-old disabled man was approved for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) for 10 years, denied for 10 years, approved for 2 years, then denied, pending additional ...

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Highest provincial honour to Lauren Raymore, Founder

Connections' Founder and Program Director, Lauren Raymore, was honoured with the highest award presented by the Alberta Government, Premier's Council on the Status of ...

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Celebrating Women who are Moms with Alberta Status of Women Grant

A group of dedicated, hard-working mothers supported by Connections had an amazing experience in a workshop, thanks to a grant from Alberta Government's Status of ...

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Financial Coaching for Family Stability

Connections and the 100+ families we support are grateful for support from FCSS so that we could add a Financial Coach. Our new Financial Coach and program are already ...

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Christmas bustle – Connections is busy, thankful and hopeful this season

Connections team is well into the Christmas bustle, helping client families get to their appointments, attend workshops on Christmas budgeting and enjoying our own small ...

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Connections responds to new Child and Family Services policy

Connections is pleased by and supportive of the new Child and Family Services (CFS) position paper, “Foundations of Caregiver Support.” Not only is it a solid, clear ...

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25th Anniversary present delivered by grateful aunt

Connections received a visit today from Del Proctor and her daughter, Chelsea. Together, they arranged the donation of 10 Baby Brezza Formula Pro makers for us to donate ...

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Connections reports on its successful 2014

Families in Calgary are stronger today because of the support provided to them by an incredibly talented, thoughtful and passionate In-Home team at ...

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Family Dinner Tickets on sale! Early Bird Prize

We would be pleased to have you join us for Sunday dinner. Do you have lots of memories from your Sunday dinners growing up? Do you strive to have sit-down dinners each ...

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New Sibshops Dates Announced – begins March 30th

We welcome families who have a child with a disability to register their child's sibling for Sibshops. This new session starts Monday, March 30th. Each session is ...

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New partners – AcQuire and Alberta Tubular – support our families

Connections has formed new partnerships that are making a difference to our families, and allowing us to bring families from our waiting list to provide them with ...

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Silver Springs Elementary and Preschool are Connections’ Christmas Elves!

Connections likes to highlight that we support our families for the long-term -- lifelong support or for as long as the family wants us in their lives. Well, we're not ...

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Christmas! From your family to families in need

If you'd like to adopt a family, please contact Connections -- info@connectionscounselling.ab.ca or 403 209-1100 -- and we'll match you up with a family. There are many ...

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Job Opportunities – Full- and Part-time In-Home Team and Communications Intern

Connections is expanding its In-Home Team with both full-time and 24-hour-per-week roles Details about the available positions are linked at Reach Hire. If you are a ...

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Connections Supports 91 Families to Maintain Safe, Nurturing Homes for Their Children

Parents with cognitive challenges face many barriers to being successful parents – a disproportionate number will have their children taken away. Yet these parents ...

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A Fun-Filled Program for Sisters and Brothers of Children with Special Needs: Sibshops Fall Session Open for Registration

Internationally recognized program, Sibshops, begins in Calgary in October, providing a pedal-to-the-medal, fun, facilitated program for children who have a sibling with ...

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