About Us

Our Mission and Values


We are dedicated to promoting and enabling all persons with disabilities to achieve their own level of independence.


Our mission: The Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary provides referrals, training and programs to persons with disabilities in Alberta to assist them in achieving their own level of independence.


Our vision: To ensure equality and independence for all persons with disabilities.


We help participants develop friendships within the ILRCC, connect to the broader community through volunteer placements, and foster long-term learning.


Four core programs offer participants:

  • Life-long education
  • Workshops
  • Recreation
  • Life skills
  • Referrals
  • Information resources
  • General support

Who We Are


The Independent Living Resource Centre Calgary is comprised of a diverse, professional, caring and attentive team of volunteers and full-time staff. We're dedicated to serving Calgary and all its communities, through all our programs and activities.

A timeline of historical milestones has led the ILRCC to what it is today:

2010 The ILRCC’s accreditation with Independent Living Canada is renewed.
2011 The popular LEARN program celebrates its 10th-year anniversary.
2012 The ILRCC introduces computers for its programs and workshops.
2013 The ILRCC’s accreditation with Independent Living Canada is renewed.
2014 The ILRCC celebrates its 30th anniversary.
It hosts its first-annual Accessibility & Technology tradeshow.
2015 The ILRCC celebrates its 30th anniversary. It hosts its first-annual Accessibility & Technology tradeshow. Website Redesigned for ease of sight and use
2016 The ILRCC’s accreditation with Independent Living Canada is renewed.
2020 The ILRCC celebrates its 35th anniversary.