Bow West Literacy Program – Online Dollars and Cents

BowWest Literacy Program – Online Dollars and Cents

BowWest Literacy Program is offering their Dollars and Cents workshops online! Dollars & Cents is a financial empowerment program that helps participants develop the financial skills needed to build the lives they want to lead. The program has five workshops which include topics such as budgeting, banking, and credit and debt. Bow West will prioritize registration for Calgary Housing Company residents.

About the Event

  • Hosted online through Zoom
  • Monday afternoons from 2:00-4:00pm (Starting April 27)
  • To register call (403) 804-2908 or email
Want to get paid to learn? Earn a gift card by just attending!

Five conversation cafés with neighbours to talk about different ways to take charge of your finances, including:

Assets | Banking | Budgeting | Credit and Debt | Consumerism

To register call (403) 804-2908 or email

About BowWest

BowWest serves residents of northwest Calgary by connecting individuals and families to economic, social and educational opportunities that help them lead more resilient lives.

BowWest offices are staffed by Community Advocates (Advocates) and by volunteers who provide program support. Volunteers help with reception services, staff the free clothing room and assist at Fresh Market Connections (a free-food market held every two weeks in the Bowness and Ranchlands offices)

BowWest also offers Community Resource Hubs in several communities in northeast and northwest Calgary. These hubs allow residents to access BowWest’s basic needs services and supports closer to where they live.

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