Social workers span across nine programs and services at The Alex. That’s because we know their support is as important to health as anything else.
Our traditional health care system does not work for everyone. That’s why at The Alex, we aspire to provide supports that have zero-barriers.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) announced Alberta’s Family Physician of the Year – and she’s an Alex doctor!
Stacey, a Community Food Centre program participant, shares how our virtual programming has brought her family together during hard times.
In 1975, when she was just a girl, Beverly was taken from her birth parents after witnessing violent domestic abuse in the home. She was placed with foster parents and her older siblings all went to different homes.
What is the best birthday gift you have received? For John* it was a gift he gave to himself – walking into the RAAM clinic on his 45th birthday to ask for help with his alcohol addiction.
The Alex is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a new partnership with McLeod Law LLP, providing funding to support programming including the new Alex Community Legal Clinic presented by McLeod Law.
Imagine that your body is fighting against you at every turn, calcifying your bones, resulting in crippling headaches, weakness, stiffness of your arms and legs and ongoing abdominal pain. This has always been part of Chris’ life.
For the past year, The Alex has been deeply involved in the vaccine rollout with a focus on supporting Calgarians who have complex challenges accessing the vaccine. Get yours!
What do a thrift store and an outreach team have in common? Well, in the case of Good Neighbour and The Alex, it’s a shared goal of providing access to basic needs and dignified spaces.
Five years ago, Liza and her husband Nathan moved to Calgary from the Philippines. Liza was pregnant at the time and was excited to start a new life with her new family in Canada.
On an unseasonably hot day in June, Jordan visited The Alex Youth Health Centre. She’d heard about The Alex years ago from a friend, but didn’t know much about it. As she bled from her wrist that afternoon, it was the only place she could think of to go.