At Aspen, we know that when families are experiencing homelessness or on the verge of homelessness, the challenges and barriers they face can feel insurmountable. That's why we developed the Sustainable Families program.
The Sustainable Families program provides intensive support for families facing homelessness, including assistance finding and keeping stable housing, basic needs assistance, life skills development, one-time financial assistance and connections to other community resources and supports. Our goal? Ensuring families have the personal, social, physical, financial and human assets needed to remain housed for the long term.
In collaboration with local shelters and other community resources, Sustainable Families offers support and services to families in need of housing with complex needs, including:
Aspen’s Sustainable Families program supports 105 families at any given time and is a leading service provider of family homelessness programming in Calgary. The program works in the following ways:
Donate to Aspen's Sustainable Families program and help provide intensive support for families facing homelessness today. To make a contribution, click the donation button below and select Sustainable Families on the donation form.