Huda’s Story: The Alex Youth Health Bus
A spoken word poem, written and performed by a former visitor to The Alex Youth Health Bus.
What it’s like to visit The Alex Youth Health Bus
The Youth Health Bus driver, Lyndon, shows us around the bus and talks about what it’s like to get support.
Twinkle’s Story: The Alex Youth Health Bus
Hear from Twinkle, a former youth who visited The Alex Youth Health Bus, talk about her journey.
Rain’s Story: The Alex Youth Health Centre
Hear from Rain about her experience with teen pregnancy, isolation, and mental health, and how The Alex supports youth experiencing these challenges in Calgary.
12 Neighbours, Episode 6: Understanding Systems of Injustice
Through interviews with staff and community members at The Alex Community Food Centre, this segment explores food dignity, systemic injustice, and ways we as a community can increase access to good food for all.
ASIS: One Year Later
It’s been one year since the Assisted Self-Isolation Site (ASIS) opened up in Calgary, where folks who are homeless have been able to isolate after being a close contact or have tested positive for COVID-19.
Indigenous Awareness Week at The Alex
The Alex celebrated Indigenous Awareness Week 2021 with a series of activities throughout the week. Watch this short video for the highlights, featuring music from Curt Young & The Healers.
What is The Alex Dental Health Bus?
The Alex Dental Health Bus visits high-need elementary schools in Calgary, educating kids on the importance of dental hygiene and providing preventative services such as sealants and fluoride treatments. Learn more about the bus by watching this video!
New Roots Project
The New Roots Market is a project The Alex Community Food Centre piloted during the COVID-19 pandemic, which focuses on the unique ways immigrants in Calgary experience food insecurity.
Gender Supportive Services at The Alex Youth Health Centre
We know that every individual has the right to not only feel accepted for who they are, but receive the health and social care that affirm who they are. Our collaborative team at The Alex Youth Health Centre (YHC) provide wraparound gender-supportive services to youth ages 12-24.
Good Food Changes Lives: Keely’s Story
Meet Keely, an Alex Community Food Centre volunteer who tells her story of how healthy food and an empowering community changed her health and her life.