About the Centre

The Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary is one of the few agencies in the city serving people with disabilities - and is dedicated to promoting and enabling to achieve their own level of independence. It's our mission to provide the best possible referrals, training, programs and activities, impacting the lives of thousands throughout the community. Donations allow us to continue to offer valuable programs, and any donation made is matched by the Alberta Treasury Branch.

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact, LEARN program & other  Services

COVID-19 Pandemic has affected all our Members, Participants, Volunteers, Supporters and Friends

The ILRCC is writing to provide you with some updates on our continuous services and to reinforce our commitment to provide needed services to you.

ILRCC will be opening a drop in centre for children on an hourly basis or as needed. If you need a haircut, go meet a friend for coffee or lunch, attend a job interview, or anything else you need to do. Contact us, as this is by appointment only.

CENTRE CLOSURE - our centre is open by appointment only for right now, please email us ed@ilrcc.ab.ca for updated information

CENTRE ACTIVITIES ARE STARTING AGAIN - Go to our website for more details and dates.

CONTACT: If you have questions or concerns reach out to us by email – ed@ilrcc.ab.ca and we can still support you.

LEARN Program – Autumn courses, we are working hard at providing some courses through Zoom. Bowling has started at Chinook Bowling. Please send us an email and we will keep you updated. learn@ilrcc.ab.ca

AGM is scheduled for September 28 at 5:30. Please email us at ed@ilrcc.ab.ca if you want to attend. We will send you the Zoom link.

ILRCC Programs!

Our programs are offered through Zoom and now in person:

  1. Gardening
  2. Cooking
  3. Writing
  4. Art
  5. Bowling
  6. American Sign Language
  7. Yoga
  8. Movement and Music
Saturday Bowling

Our Programs

PEP & Life Skills

This service provides information on and referral to disability related resources.

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Learn Program

Educational opportunities and skill development in community settings.

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Let us help you find meaningful and productive volunteer opportunities.

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Peer Support

Receive support and explore social / educational opportunities.

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Our Centre and Program Highlights

Our latest video showcases just some of what we do at the ILRCC - get a peek into our facilities, programs, and the impact we have on our clients.

Our Sponsors and Donors

We greatly appreciate each and every one of our donors and supporters. Your kindness and generosity means the world to us, and enables us to continue our programs, and grow our organization. Because of you, we can serve the Calgary area and those who need it most. On behalf of everyone at the Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary, Thank you ever so much. With special thanks to:

    Alberta Tourism and Culture
    Government of Canada
    Kate King
    Ken and Terry Hagel
    McMaster Technical Services
    Mary and Fred Guy
    Michel Accounting
    Jennifer Ciccone - Blue Fox Arts
    RC Diocese of Calgary
    Qualico Communities
    Shane Homes
    S.B Kreuger
    Symmetry Solutions
    Sceptre Communications
    Rotary Club of Calgary South
    Satwinder Gill
    Fatou Fofana
    Diane Stevenson