Thanks for the love

“Thank you for your tutoring services and helping my daughter gain confidence in her studies."

- Youth tutoring program parent

“Your parenting course, was positive and beneficial. The information was presented clearly and allowed for teachings to be easily applied."

- Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting course participant


SouthWest Communities Resource Centre

Programs and services in partnership

We believe that our work is never done in isolation and to have the greatest impact we must work closely with our community partners to build trusting relationships that help reduce the barriers of vulnerable individuals and families.

The SWCRC offers many programs and services that are delivered by local community partners:

Further Education Society provides a program designed for young moms Thursday mornings – call for more information and to register.   

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association provides a 16 week Family Literacy program designed to prepare immigrant pre-school children for the Early Childhood Services and Kindergarten.

Canadian Mental Health – offers an 8 week Stress Reduction program that helps people through life transitions.  Next session will be held in the fall 2017.  Call now to register

SouthWood Public Library – provides free computer courses for adults.  A set of 4 beginner classes are offered every second month.  Give our office a call to register.

The SouthWood Library also partners with our children’s programs to offer story time and songs on Tuesday mornings.  

Calgary Interfaith Food Bank – They provide the SWCRC with free program snacks and food for vulnerable families.  Their commitment to supporting south west residents with food needs has allowed our agency to provide Holiday Hampers during the month of November and December.

Homebridge, Homeless Prevention Program is offerred through the Children’s Cottage.  If you have having difficultites that may lead you and your family to homelessness, you may benefit from the community support worker who is in our office each Monday. 

Aspen Family Services:  For those individuals who are ready to move forward and need the weekly support to achieve their personal goals.  Visit our office on Thursday afternoons. 

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention:  Our partnership has provided support to many local residents who are needing support with abusive relationships.