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.

Listen to the Independent Living song and Join the Movement!

By order of the Board of Directors, notice is hereby given that the

2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

OF INDEPENDENT LIVING RESOURCE CENTRE CALGARY

Will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021

By virtual or in person at 5:30 p.m. MST

  • To receive the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended March 31, 2021.
  • To appoint auditors for fiscal years 2021-2022.
  • To present resolutions from the Board of Directors meetings from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 for ratification.
  • To present board members

Please register by sending an email to

Diane Kreuger at ed@ilrcc.ab.ca by September 17, 2021.

 

2021 BOARD NOMINEES

Call for Nominees to the Board of Directors

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.

ILRCC is an organization controlled by people with disabilities that is committed to providing supports, resources, and opportunities for empowerment that will support people with disabilities to make informed choices about their lives.

During the past year, ILRCC delivered services through the following programs:

  • Advocacy Skills
  • Peer Support & Volunteer Services
  • Youth Program
  • Kids Have Fun
  • Handi-Man
  • Community Garden

Contact us for more information:

Tel: (403) 263-6880 Ext 222
Email:ed@ilrcc.ab.ca
Check out ilrcc.ab.ca for more information on ILRCC

 

Hurray!!!

The Independent Living Resource Center Calgary (ILRCC) turned 36 and has unveiled some exciting recreation and entertainment programs.

It’s been over 3 decades of improving lives, meeting friends, and learning; we are introducing some new programs such as Finances and budgeting, Literacy, Community Garden, Cooking from around the world, and American Sign Language.

We have brought back some of our popular LEARN programs: Art and Crafts, Yoga, Music and Movement, Finance, Cooking, Friday Out and About, Bowling (Chinook and Bowling Depot), Boston Pizza and so much more. we also have 2 great community gardens.

Membership Fee = $100 per consumer for 3 months. For additional programs, you can pay $50.00.

Everyone who registers for June to August will be able to put their name in for a draw to receive $50.00 off their next registration.

All of our programs are now available on-site or virtual.

We are accepting registrations for programs that start in September.

 

 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us for registration at  learn@ilrcc.ab.ca or call 403-263-6880 if you face any technical difficulties or want to learn more.

Make a difference… enjoy the rest of your summer…get back to doing something for yourself!!!

 

Cooking

CENTRE ACTIVITIES ARE RUNNING ONLINE AND ONSITE INCLUDING BOWLING AND FRIDAY OUT AND ABOUT!

If you would like to receive email updates about other programs regularly please send an email to LEARN@ilrcc.ab.ca

ILRCC will be opening a drop-in center for children on an hourly basis or as needed. If you need a haircut, want to meet a friend for coffee or lunch, attend a job interview, or anything else you need to do, we are here to help you out! We have bowling, badminton, basketball, arts and crafts, storytime, and movies to keep everyone entertained. You can register online and pick the time that works for you or contact us, as this is by appointment only.

 

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   

 

News Updates

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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Volunteers

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.

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 of Calgary, thank you ever so much.

With special thanks to:

    AGLC
    Alberta Tourism and Culture
    Independent Living Canada
    McMaster Technical Services