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Below is a summary of all recent news postings here at CASS.

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Post date: 2012/12/12 - 09:03

Please make a note of our closures during the Christmas week. . .

CASS will be closed December 24, 25 and 26th and January 1st.

CASS will be open December 27, 28 and 31st.

Regular business hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2.

Please note - our office hours are 8:30 - 4 pm. The phones and doors are closed between 12 and 1 pm.


Post date: 2012/11/30 - 09:28

Any clients planning on attending the CASS Client Christmas Party MUST RSVP by December 3rd!! Remember to bring drinks for yourself for the day and a wrapped gift if you wish to participate in the gift exchange.


DINNER CLUB - the December Dinner Club at Swiss Chalet is always a big event. If you plan on attending you MUST RSVP by noon on Tuesday, December 4th! Clients will be turned away if they have not RSVP'd by this time! The restaurant will make arrangements for the number of guests we give them that day and will not be able to accommodate unexpected numbers.

Post date: 2012/11/09 - 10:03

With all the snow falling, it really does feel like it is time to plan for Christmas!

The invite for the CASS Client Christmas Party is attached!

Remember to RSVP NO LATER THAN December 3!!

Post date: 2012/11/01 - 07:34

Check out this month's newsletter - a special Remembrance Day edition! Please note CASS will be closed on Monday, November 12th in observance of November 11th!


Post date: 2012/10/02 - 12:00

Don't miss the October CASS Report, check out the new contest and Rob"s photography.

Post date: 2012/09/05 - 13:21

Due to Kane’s Diner's inability to stay open this evening, they have cancelled our Dinner Club Reservation for tonight. The new venue will be:

Ironwood Grill

1229 - 9th Avenue S.E.

Calgary Alberta Canada

T2G 0S9


This restaurant is just down the street from KANE’s, the original  venue. Please spread the word if you know of any clients/staff who are planning on attending this evening.


Thanks, on behalf of Jamie, our Dinner Club Coordinator

Post date: 2012/09/04 - 09:06

This month's CASS Report includes a summer adventure!

Post date: 2012/08/24 - 10:32

Calgary Alternative Employment Services is now accepting referrals for urban aboriginals interested in employment placement.

For more information, check out this Flyer.

To apply for the program, fill out and submit this Referral Form.

Post date: 2012/08/13 - 10:20

There have been many natural disasters in the news lately - floods, landslides, tornadoes, etc. The CASS Health and Safety Committee would like to encourage all CASS Staff to be prepared! Every household should have a 72-hour Emergency Preparedness Kit in their homes. The kit should include supplies to support you and your family for three days in an emergency situation. Emergency services will respond in the event of a disaster, but they may be busy assisting those in immediate danger. Your kit should include the following:

Bottled water - 4 litres per person per day

Food that won't spoil and that requires minimal preparation - canned or dried food, energy bars, etc.

Food preparation tools - manual can opener, camp stove

Special needs items like prescription medication, eye glasses, baby supplies (if applicable), etc.

Wind-up or battery operated  flashlight (extra batteries if required)

Wind-up or battery operated radio (extra batteries if required)

Warm clothes and blankets or sleeping bags

First aid kit

Extra set of house keys and car keys

A copy of your family emergency plan (contact info of relatives)

Cash - small bills

Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, insurance policies, etc.

Plastic garbage bags

Waterproof, "strike anywhere" matches


Post date: 2012/08/01 - 07:30

Abuse Awareness Training

-          Wednesday, August 15 2 – 4 pm

-          Wednesday, August 29 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Values Based Training

-          Thursday, September 20 1-4 pm

Don’t forget to complete the online portion BEFORE the workshop!

Emergency First Aid/CPR – Level C

 - Wednesday, September 12 9 – 3:30 pm

Mental Health First Aid – two day course

-          Tuesday and Wednesday, September 25 & 26th 9 – 4 pm

-          Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13 & 14 9 – 4 pm

CPI – Non-violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention 9:15-3:30 pm

-          Tuesday, August 28

-          Tuesday, September 11

-          Tuesday, September 25

-          Thursday, October 25 – Please note the change in day – CPI will be held on Thursdays starting in October.

-          Thursday, November 8

-          Thursday, November 22

-          Thursday, December 6

-          Thursday, January 10, 2013

-          Thursday, January 24

-          Thursday, February 7

-          Thursday, February 21

-          Thursday, March 7

-          Thursday, March 21

Don’t forget, Health and Safety is to be completed on line – from the website, Staff Resources>Training>Health and Safety.

The Policies and Procedures Manual is now at the top of the Forms and Documents section of the Website for easy access. Staff Resources>Forms and Documents


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