Alberta

The CASA (Community Awareness through Service and Action) program provides local learning and serving opportunities that give a first-hand look at poverty and homelessness in Calgary.  We partner with several local agencies who offer presentations, visits, and service opportunities such as cleaning, preparing/serving meals, and sorting clothes. 

GET INVOLVED
CASA is offered for youth and young adult groups throughout the year upon request and depending on availability. MCC coordinates schedules with local agencies (usually 1-5 days) and provides reflection and debriefing time. Each CASA program is created around the needs of the group. 

COST
$25/person/day (for both participants and leaders)

LOCATION
We partner with various agencies working to address poverty and homelessness in the Calgary. 

OTHER DETAILS
Accommodations: local churches, depending on availability.

Meals: Meal costs and food preparation are group’s responsibility.

Transportation: public transit involves walking, busing, and the C-train. Transit fees are covered through the CASA fee.

 

QUESTIONS?
For more information or to plan a CASA, contact Carol.