Making Changes Video

Through the gracious and generous support of V Strategies, we have a wonderful video to share with you showcasing the rewarding work we do here at Making Changes. Please take a moment to view our video.


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Registration for Making Changes Employment and Life Skills Program

We will have two programs starting in October 2015! Our pre-employment career planning program, with free childcare, is available to immigrant women in Calgary.

SOUTH:          Shawnessy Public Library                                                                          Click here to see flyer

333 Shawville Blvd. SE (South Fish Creek Complex) – T2Y 4H3

            Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 6 – November 1, 2015

            (every Tues/Thurs for 7 weeks)

            TIME:         12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

NORTH:          1000 Voices – Genesis Centre of Community Wellness                  Click here to see flyer

7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE, Calgary, T3J 0C9 (Saddletowne station)

            Mondays, October 26 – December 7, 2015 (every Monday for 7 weeks)

            TIME:         9:30 am – 3:30 pm (Bring your lunch)

CHILDCARE:     Register for free childcare

Registration will begin September 9, 2015

To register please email Elaine Lupul at

Please provide your immigration status, childcare requirements and telephone number.


We will be needing volunteers for our bingo this Fall. These fundraisers provide an important source of funding for Making Changes. Volunteering at bingos is a great way for people to support our organization and to meet other great people.  If you are interested in helping us out, please contact Patti at


Agents of Change

Thinking of making a move that will make a difference? Making Changes is thrilled to be one of the agency partners at Agents of Change. Agents of Change provides the means for our supporters to ensure that when they buy or sell real estate, they work with a talented, socially conscious real estate professional who directs 20% of the real estate commission back to Making Changes. Please see the following link to learn how your move can make a difference. It should be so easy!

Our Programs

The Walk-In Closet's mandate is to empower women by providing knowledge and a selection of work attire for their transition into the workplace.

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The Employment and Life Skills Program assists immigrant women in establishing more meaningful lives in their new society through career planning, information sharing, networking, job search skills and assertiveness training.

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Making Changes Association is thrilled to announce the opening of our brand new teen program, My Best Friend's Closet, where we provide teenage girls from low-income homes (ages 12-18) with a broad selection of fashionable and functional clothing to meet their back to school and recreational needs.

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Donations for the Walk-In Closet and our teen program, My Best Friend's Closet, may be dropped off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Also on select Saturdays between 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointment is necessary for donation drop off.

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