Calgary Homeless Foundation

Calgary Homeless Foundation

October 08, 2015 12:26 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: C4800 Development, Revised

Much Needed Housing Spaces for Calgary's Homeless Serving System of Care

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2015) - Calgary is facing a critical shortage of affordable housing. The revised C4800 development by the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre (CDIRC) of 79 self-contained units, 46 of which are dedicated to permanent supportive housing will add value to the homeless serving system of care by bringing on much needed housing spaces.

Ending homelessness is a collective responsibility. For all human beings, having a sense of belonging is paramount to our wellbeing and to our quality of life. To further Calgary's Plan to End Homelessness and to support the integration of additional permanent supportive housing across our city, CHF is committed to working with the CDIRC and the Community Association(s) to achieve a mutually agreeable solution on C4800 that would enhance the quality of life of all residents and the community and be to the benefit of all Calgarians.

About CHF

The Calgary Homeless Foundation is a catalyst and enabler for Systems and Service Agencies to optimize client success. CHF focuses on four strategic pillars of work; Advocacy, Research and Development, Systems Planning, and Funding (outcomes). In addition, CHF addresses gaps and identifies best practices to improve the system of care. Through mobilization of collective impact, CHF is committed to moving forward in partnership with the many homeless-serving agencies, the private sector, government partners, the faith community, other foundations and all Calgarians to end homelessness in Calgary once and for all. For more information, visit calgaryhomeless.com.

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