About Us

Connects supports children (6 to 12 years old) involved with Child and Family Services, who cannot live with their own families. This program offers a house-setting in the Calgary community where children have positive adult role models, take part in household activities, become involved in social and community activities and outings, and meet regularly with an on-site therapist. Learn more here.

Funded / Accessed by: Region 3 Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority

What is group care?

Live-in group care homes provide a home-type setting for children and youth who cannot live with their own family homes for a variety of reasons, and may not be an appropriate match for kinship care, nor foster home settings. Children and youth who stay in these homes may stay for several weeks up to several months until a more permanent residence is available, they return to their original home setting, or transition into independent living.

Referral Process

Connects referrals are completed via Children and Family Services. Children are …

  • Ages 6-12,
  • Are unable to live in their original home settings,
  • Are presently unable to live in kinship care, nor foster care home settings.