Upcoming Events

February 3rd, 2022, 2 – 3:30 pm

Sharing Circle about Basic Needs

Registration link

We will be joining Elder Charlotte Yellow Horn McLeod in painting rocks while we participate in a sharing circle to share our thoughts on basic needs.

Art Supplies and light snacks can be picked up by registered participants at The Alex (Address on Poster) on Friday, January 28th from 9:00 am to11:00 am, or Wednesday, February 2nd from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. (Pick up a breakfast or lunch while you’re there!).

If these times are difficult for you, contact The Alex to make different arrangements – 403-520-2260 – www.thealex.ca

Wear a mask and ring the doorbell then prepare to join us online on Feb 3rd from 2-3:30 pm for our sharing circle!

Organizers are We’re Together Ending Poverty (WTEP), and The Alex!

Bus Route #1 and the Max Purple both run by The Alex.

November 17th, December 15th, 2021 and January 19th, February 16th, 2022 – 5 – 6 pm

The Aboriginal Friendship Centre presents: 4-part virtual Elders’ Teachings

Please join us on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM for Part 1 of 4 Presentations. To register, please provide your full name and date of birth and all information will be kept strictly confidential. If you have already provided us this information, you will not need to re-register to attend these sessions, thanks.

Please email: kjwhite@afccalgary.org to register

Here is the virtual zoom link below for AFCC Part 1 of 4: Virtual Traditional Elder Teachings.

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 842 5284 7243

Passcode: 610988

The Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary is committed to a holistic and traditional approach in the development and provision of services and resources for the Aboriginal peoples of Calgary.  We are dedicated to serve in an ethical, community minded organization, respectful of Aboriginal Cultures and Teachings for the benefit of all Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples.

starting May 4th

The Women’s Centre is offering peer support and employment help online! 

Women can join us online every week starting May 4, 2021:  

·       Mondays 1-3pm 

·       Wednesdays 5-7pm 

·       Thursdays 10am-12pm 

There is no need to sign up. To find the link, people can just visit womenscentrecalgary.org/calendar and look for Online Peer and Employment Support at the day and time they are interested in. 

What can women access online?  

·       A safer, women-only space to connect and chat with other women and volunteers – join to say hello and have a virtual coffee or tea with other women. 

·       Up to 30 minutes of peer support in a breakout room where you can access information and referrals for food, clothing, furniture and more.  

·       Up to 30 minutes of employment support in a breakout room with a skilled volunteer who can help review resumes, assist with job searching, practice interview skills, and more 

Once you click the link above and answer a couple of questions, a host volunteer will welcome you in and help get you set up with whatever you are looking for.  

Do you have questions about getting online with us? Email allison@womenscentrecalgary.org or call 403-264-1155.