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We are here to help low-income Calgarians.

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Engage. Motivate. Achieve.

Calgary Urban Project Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families in Calgary overcome poverty. 

Through integrated health care, education and housing services, CUPS empowers people to overcome the challenges of poverty and reach their full potential. CUPS helps individuals, families and communities thrive.

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Quick 2013 stats:

Health
5,183 patients, including pre-natal care for 214 women, pediatric care for 659 children and mental health care for 530 adults

Education
One World and Pre-Natal to Three Child Development Centres – 87 students
Nurturing Parenting Programs – 224 parents
Other Parenting Programs – 207 parents
Families in crisis supported: 628
Lorraine Melchior Bursary Fund – 69 adults

Housing and Supports
Key Case Management- 80 adults housed
Graduated Rent Subsidy Program – 87 adults housed
Community Development – 144 adults and families housed
Client in Transition – 323 households stabilized
ID Program: 923
Income Tax Help – 250 returns completed

TEACHING FAMILIES TO FISH

Give a man a fish, and he’s fed for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’s fed for a lifetime. Watch our video to see how we help people overcome poverty.


Stories

Lisa* came to CUPS just over a year ago, desperate, determined and 5 months pregnant. She was living at an addictions recovery facility, which she would have to leave once her child was born. Her family had disowned her and she was avoiding her friends as they were all associated with a lifestyle she was fighting to leave behind. Time was passing quickly, where would she and her newborn go?

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