Other Options

Other Housing Options in the Community

For Emergency Housing Please call 211 from your phone

Please refer to these other affordable housing and emergency/supportive options in the community which might also be able to assist you.  Click the title of each agency to view their website.

You can also refer to the City of Calgary’s Affordable Housing Guide.

Alberta Community and Social Services
211 is a helpline and online database of Alberta’s community and social services.
Dial 2-1-1 from your phone or visit their website.
Confidential and available 24/7.

Safe Communities Opportunity and Resource Centre, (SORCe)
A multi-agency collaborative that connects people experiencing homelessness, or those at imminent risk of homelessness, to programs and services that can help to address the barriers to stable housing. 316 7th Ave SE | open Mon. through Fri. from 8:30am. to 4:30pm.

The Calgary Distress Centre
If you are experiencing a crisis situation and need someone to talk to.
(403) 266-HELP (4357)

Onward Homes
Onward Homes (formerly Forward Housing and Horizon Housing) serves a diverse mix of low income Calgarians, including those with mental health and mobility challenges, the working poor, seniors and individuals leaving homelessness and domestic violence.

Norfolk Housing
Provides a mix of market and non-market housing. 

Provides supportive, affordable housing for vulnerable people.

Attainable Homes
Gives families the down payment assistance they need to buy their first home.

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Alberta
Affordable home ownership for lower income Calgarians.

Owen Hart Home Owners Program
Offers people living in low-income situations the opportunity to save for a down payment for a home.

Alberta Seniors Housing Directory
Search Alberta communities based on details such as price, type of housing (independent, supported, combined) size, location, etc.

Silvera for Seniors
Safe, affordable seniors housing for lower-income Calgary seniors from all walks of life.

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta
Manages and develops seniors housing throughout the city of Calgary.

Bethany Care Society
Caring communities for seniors including continuing care programs and services.

Bishop O’Byrne Housing Association
BOBHA manages seven self-contained seniors complexes throughout the city.

Calgary Heritage Housing
Communities for senior adults that meets their need for adequate, affordable, safe and secure housing.

A diverse group of happy people of a wide range of ages.

Have Your Voice Heard

In early 2024 we will be reaching out to residents to gather your experiences, opinions, and ideas to inform our Anti-Racism Strategy.

You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
  • Volunteer to join a focus group (this will be available through the survey)


Watch for more information coming soon!