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The CASS Report August 2022

Posted on Mon, Aug 1, 2022 By:
Posted in: The CASS Report

Check out the August edition of the CASS Report for tips about how to beat the summer heat, Calgary’s outdoor pools, staff training opportunities, and more!

CASS’ Main Office is Moving! And Lessons Learned About the Importance of Putting Accessibility First

Posted on Wed, Apr 27, 2022 By:
Posted in: SLT Update

CASS is excited to announce that we are moving our main office to a new location! After 10 years at our current location it is time for a change. The CASS Senior Leadership Team has spent a considerable amount of time with the assistance of Avison Young’s Calgary branch to find the perfect new location…

CASS 2022-2024 Strategic/Sustainability Plan

Posted on Tue, Apr 26, 2022 By:
Posted in: Annual Strategic PlanSLT Update

The CASS Senior Leadership Team held a two day strategic planning session in early March 2022 where we reviewed the CASS 2022 Employee Engagement Survey, the 2021-2022 Strategic Plan, and our progress to date towards the implementation of that plan. In addition to the above, the strategic plan for 2022-2024 was informed by input provided by…

Director Interview: Kyle Maclean

Posted on Mon, Feb 28, 2022 By:
Posted in: blogTelling our Stories

What is your name, title and how long have you been working in your current role here? My name is Kyle Maclean, Director of Operations at Calgary Alternative Support Services. I have been in this role for approximately 3.5 years. What other roles have you had with the agency? Previous to my current position I…

CASS is Purchasing Annual Memberships in the Alberta Disability Workers Association (ADWA) for Staff

Posted on Mon, Feb 7, 2022 By:
Posted in: blogSLT Update

Calgary Alternative Support Services is excited to announce that the agency is purchasing annual memberships for the Alberta Disability Workers Association (ADWA) for the vast majority of CASS employees. In order to be eligible, CASS employees must; work in a CASS program area primarily focused on providing supports to people with disabilities (i.e. CARS, CADO,…

Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Town Hall for CASS Staff

Posted on Fri, Nov 26, 2021 By:
Posted in: Events & ActivitiesSLT Update

As part of our ongoing engagement with all CASS Community members on the subject of vaccination for COVID-19, we are proud to announce that CASS will be hosting a virtual town hall for CASS staff with Community Outreach Manager Margaret Pateman, and Dr. Jia Hu from 19 to Zero (https://www.19tozero.ca/) next week on Thursday December 2nd…

CASS 2020-2021 Annual General Report

Posted on Thu, Jun 17, 2021 By:
Posted in: Annual General ReportblogSLT Update

It is our great pleasure to share with everyone the CASS 2020-2021 Annual General Report. The 2020-2021 fiscal year was a year unlike any other ever experienced in Calgary Alternative Support Services 33 year history. While it has been challenging, those challenges also created incredible opportunities for growth and development for the entire CASS community….

DVD Donation Drive

Posted on Thu, May 20, 2021 By:
Posted in: blog

We need your old DVDs! Last year in response to the covid-19 pandemic our Permanent Supportive Housing program CAPSH, which supports people who have experienced chronic homelessness, applied for a grant to purchase DVD players for the tenants they support. This innovative idea was developed in order to meet the needs of the residents of…

Disability Services Virtual Job Fair

Posted on Mon, May 10, 2021 By:
Posted in: blog

Calgary Alternative Support Services along with URSA, New Age Services and Calgary Scope Society will be hosting a Virtual Job Fair for Disability Services on Thursday May 27th 2021. Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities? Join us! You’ll have opportunities to learn about URSA, New Age Services,…

Covid-19 Vaccine Information Update

Posted on Tue, Apr 20, 2021 By:
Posted in: blogSLT Update

Update: The Government of Alberta has just announced that Phase 2C has just been expanded to include all frontline disability support staff effective April 30th at 08:00 as communicated in the following release: https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=780503162D536-D374-A9C3-0A8666521534684B There have been some exciting developments on the covid-19 vaccine front that we wanted to share with the CASS community. As…

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