Passages

About Us

Passages is a six-bedroom live-in group home that helps troubled teens transition back into a traditional family setting and learn important life skills. Teens take part in household activities, community activities, and developing healthy habits and important routines. 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

Passages referrals are completed via Children and Family Services. Youth are …

  • Ages 13-17,
  • Are unable to live in their original home settings for reasons such as  family conflict, substance use, and mental health challenges,
  • Are presently unable to live in kinship care, nor foster care home settings.
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