Southwest Community Resource Centre

Do you need information about resources or need a referral to other agencies? We provide residents in our communities with the support they need to move forward with their lives.

Residents living in South West Communities have FREE access to all our programs and services. If you are interested in registering for a program or booking a time with one of our community partners, please contact the office at 403 238-9222 for details on the referral process and the dates of availability.

Parenting Programs

Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting

An 8-week program for parents of children of all ages. Gain a better understanding of how your child thinks and feels at different ages, and enjoy a stronger relationship while achieving your parenting goals. Childcare onsite.
Tuesdays 10:00—11:45
September 19th to November 7th

Chat ‘N Play

This program is designed as a casual social time with parents and children ages 0-6. Drop by and meet other parents for coffee and play time.
Mondays 1:00—2:45
Starting September 25th

Parent Talk

This popular program will return this fall. Read stories, sing songs and get your parenting questions answered. In partnership with Further Education Society.
Thursday mornings (start dates to be confirmed)

Educational Workshops

Living Life to the Full

This program includes 8 sessions where you’ll learn how to cope with anxiety, stress, transitions, and life’s challenges. In partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association:
Wednesdays 1:00—2:30
Starting September 20— November 8th

Brain Development Conversations

Parents with children under 5 will learn about brain development at different ages, how stress impacts the brain, importance of positive interactions and helping your child control his or her emotions. In Partnership with the First 2000 days.
Wednesdays 10:00-11:30
Starting September 13-October 11th

Youth Tutoring

For students in grade 7—12. Volunteers from our communities support youth with their homework and help them learn to be critical thinkers.
Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30
Starting September 27th

Community Partnerships

The SWCRC builds partnerships that provide a variety of services that are closer to those who live in the south west. Agencies that offer programs in our Resource Centre:

Aspen Community Connections

For individuals who are ready to move forward with their personal goals but feel stuck. A community worker will meet on a weekly basis and provide personal plans and support.

YWCA Sheriff King

Their outreach worker offers one-on-one support and basic life-skills for women and their children who are experiencing domestic violence or abuse.

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

CIWA provides a family counselor at the Resource Centre to meet the diverse needs of all women and children.

Homebridge Homeless Prevention Program

If you are having difficulties that may lead you and your family to homelessness, you may benefit from the community support worker with the Children’s Cottage.