Children's Cottage Society follows all Alberta Health regulations to ensure children and families remain safe. At this time, we are providing Housing Services support virtually with very limited in-person interactions. In the case of an in-person meeting, all precautions are in place to ensure everyone is healthy and show no symptoms when interacting inside people's homes. Measures include personal protective equipment and pre-screening of themselves and all family members for COVID-19 as per AHS guidelines.
We're pleased to help families experiencing homelessness get back on their feet and under a safe roof of their own.
Through our essential programs, we help families who are facing or experiencing homelessness to get back on their feet and under a safe roof of their own.
Families experiencing new or sudden challenges leading to recent homelessness can get back on track with help from a Case Worker to gain resources and work on a plan for affordable and stable housing.
Who: Families who have experienced sudden changes that may cause homelessness or they have become homeless.
What: A Case Manager will provide information and connect you to community resources.
Where: Choose to meet in your home or convenient place in your community.
When: Flexible appointments as needed for 6 to 9 months.
How: Call us directly 403.242.8575 ext. 0 or you may be referred by a community agency.
ADAPTIVE CASE MANAGEMENT
This program is aimed at families who experience occasional periods of homelessness. Gain resources and strategies to create an individualized plan for remaining successfully housed.
Who: For families who experience circumstances that lead to short- or long-term periods of homelessness
What: A Case Worker provides flexible support for 6 to 12 months
Where: Choose to meet in your home or a convenient place in your community
When: We’ll work with you to arrange weekly appointments
How: You must be referred for this program by Family Placement Committee – Coordinated Access and Assessment; once approved a Case Manager will connect with you to begin
This Intensive Case Management program helps families who are experiencing homelessness for extended periods of time and consistently find themselves in recurring situations.
Who: Families who face difficulties that lead to short- or long-term periods of homelessness.
What: A Case Manager will help you gain learn strategies and find community resources to create a plan for remaining successfully housed.
Where: Choose to meet in your home or a convenient place in your community.
When: Weekly appointments for 12 to 24 months.
How: You must be referred for this program by Family Placement Committee through Coordinated Access and Assessment; once approved a Case Manager will connect with you.
NEWCOMERS TO CANADA
We can refer families to organizations that can help provide information in languages other than English.
For more information call 403.242.8575 extension 0 to speak with a Key Worker.