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Summer Holidays

We’d like to let you know that we will be slowing things down just a little over the summer months. Everyone deserves a little down time! The Making Changes office will not be open on Fridays in July and August. If you are trying to reach one of our staff, please know that they will return your phone call or email just as soon as they can.

We would like to wish you all a safe and enjoyable summer!

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.

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!

 

Spring has sprung!  Two programs of the Making Changes Employment and Life Skills Program – one in the North and one in the South of Calgary.

NORTH:     1000 Voices at the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness, 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE  (Saddletowne station)

            Mondays, May 5 – June 23, 2014 (every Monday for 7 weeks, no class May 19)

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

OR

SOUTH:     Shawnessy Public Library, 333 Shawville Blvd. SE (South Fish Creek Complex) – T2Y 4H3

            Tuesday & Thursdays, May 6 – June 19, 2014 (every Tues/Thurs for 7 weeks)

            TIME:         10:00 am – 12:30 pm

To register please e-mail Elaine  at employmentlifeskills@makingchangesassociation.ca. Registration will start April 1st, 2014.

 

Ongoing

Making Changes  is thrilled to share with you our newest program for teens,  My Best Friend’s Closet.

Our Programs

Walk-in Closet

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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Employment and Life Skills

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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My Best Friend's Closet

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

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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