About the Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary

The Independent Living Resource Center of Calgary serves people with disabilities, youth, families, seniors, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community.  We are dedicated to promoting and enabling people 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.


UPCOMING FUNDRAISER                       SATURDAY MAY 7, 2022                LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS


It is that time of year again. In partnership with Alberta Transportation, the Government of Alberta, ILRCC has been assigned a 10 km section of highway to clean up (we do both sides, so 20 km). Last year was our first year and we had about 16 volunteers and finished in about 4 hours - 5 hours. We are looking for volunteers to help with this fundraiser again. The cleanup area is straight east on Country Hills and we are cleaning up Highway #9.

We are able to raise 1,000.00 and the funds will go towards our community garden.

Spread the word and please reach out to ed@ilrcc.ab.ca or call us for more information.

If you don't drive, we can arrange a pick up at our office at 8:30 am Saturday, May 7. If you drive, we can provide a gift card for gas.

Thank you in advance!!!

Listen to the Independent Living song and Join the Movement!



After School and Youth Program

Since (2020), the world has seen a lot of changes for everyone including students struggling to complete classes online.

ILRCC received many phone calls from parents and students looking for help. Whenever possible, we took the opportunity to help support the families and students.

Our "After School Club" is designed to support Youth in a safe and friendly environment where they can come between 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm (times can vary depending on the needs of the student)

All Covid-19 protocols are strictly enforced during in-house activities.

Call us for more information 403-263-6880 #225

or email us at: programs@ilrcc.ab.ca


If you have questions or concerns reach out to us by email – info@ilrcc.ab.ca


If you need to talk to someone in the event of an emergency these numbers are monitored 24/7

Distress Center Calgary  (403)266-1601  

24 hour crisis line    403-266-HELP (4357)

Canada Suicide Prevention Service   (833-456)-4566   


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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 Calgary and surrounding area and those who need it most. On behalf of everyone at the Independent Living Resource Centre Calgary, thank you ever so much.

With special thanks to:

    Alberta Tourism and Culture
    Independent Living Canada
    Wise Tech Corp
    Diocese of Calgary
    Government of Alberta - Highway Cleanup Calgary
    Pampered Chef
    Mountain Rhino Donuts
    Our numerous individual and private donors