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2021-22 Annuals and Financials

We are so grateful to our community for making 2020-21 such a success. You have forever changed the lives of 617 individuals! It is an absolute honour and privilege to be able to offer support to these brave and resilient women and their children. 

With utmost gratitude to our clients: thank you for trusting us on your journey to heal, recover, and thrive.

And thank you to all those who have donated and supported our mission. Because of you, we have a lot to celebrate. Thank you for making a difference.

To see the full 2020/21 Annual Report, please click the link below.

 

2020/21 Annual Report
Our Year in Numbers

While we are not able to celebrate this year in person, we know that you are still curious to learn more about Discovery House and the work that we do.

We have put together photo galleries of our spaces for you to enjoy. We have also curated a video playlist for you to learn more about Discovery House and what we have been up to this year.

Scroll down to learn more.

Gallery

Harvest Table Project

This custom space is intentionally designed to address food insecurity and the adverse effects of trauma.

Survivors can come together in this communal space to prepare nourishing meals and forge healing connections.

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Shelter Suites

Our staff ensures that our shelter suites are warm, welcoming, and well-equipped for the families that stay with us.

We have 19 individual apartments. Our shelter is close to neighbourhood schools, a pool, shopping centres, and has an easy access to public transportation. 

Child Development Centre

A cornerstone intervention to help children meet their developmental milestones and utilizes sensory play, arts and crafts, general play, reading, and songs.

The CDC is also used as a trauma informed childcare space to support other programs for mothers.

Videos

  • We commemorated International Women’s Day with a panel on the ‘Shadow Pandemic’, the surge in domestic violence during COVID-19.

    We thank the Calgary Public Library and the panelists who joined our Executive Director and Director of Community Relations to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on domestic violence

  • Alison (pseudonym) is a survivor of domestic violence and this is her story. She stayed at Discovery House 20 years ago, and has come forward recently to share her story of courage and hope, and the impact Discovery House made in her life.

    Click on the link to watch Alison's Story!

  • Inglewood Community Garden has a dedicated plot of land where our staff and clients plant, grow, and harvest their own fruits and vegetables.In Inglewood Community Garden, our children have found a safe space that has helped them in their journey to heal and grow.

    Click on the link to watch videos exploring this partnership!

Make a Difference Today!

Birdies for Kids

Shaw and Shaw Charity Classic are matching the donations that come in through text, so a $10 donation can grow into a $30 donation. 

Text KIDS089 to 30333 to donate $10 today!
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Donate

With your help, Discovery House provides housing, counselling, basic needs, and other supports to meet each family’s needs.

You can change a life. Please give today! 
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Ways to Give

There are many ways to support the families in our care and the work that we do. 

Please click the link below to discover the many ways you can make a difference.
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