Distress Centre Calgary

Coordinated Access and Assessment Housing Intake

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NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # OFFICE HAS BEEN CLOSED BUT ALL SERVICES ARE STILL OPEN VIA PHONE AND ONLINE. TELEPHONE CRISIS AND 211 SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AS USUAL. Housing assistance for homeless individuals and families through programs and services funded by the Calgary Homeless Foundation.

Service offers:

  • system navigation and housing assistance for homeless individuals and families
  • administration of interviews using the Needs and Services Questionairre (NSQ)
  • homeless prevention through information and referrals to other housing and supports 

NOTE: Intake and assessment only. Placements, when offered, may be to any appropriate Calgary Homeless Foundation funded program.  


Affiliation: Sorce and Calgary Homeless Foundation
Yes, Service targeted to:
  •  specific homeless target groups and have detailed eligibility criteria.
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In ServiceReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Depending on program and availability, applicants may be waiting many months due to the use of triage

Interpretation available upon request
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: Yes - Front door is wheelchair accessible.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
February 3, 2020
999 8 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 1J5
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