Videos

It All Adds Up: 2021 Giving Campaign

Over 10,000 people count on The Alex and your support each year. Learn more from Joy about how it all adds up, and how you can help!

Isspomaanitapi: A space for Indigenous healing

Learn more about Isspomaanitapi, our Indigenous gathering space, generously supported by The Stride Legacy Project at Calgary Foundation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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