Through integrated healthcare, education and housing, CUPS and its partners will assist adults and families in Calgary living with the adversity of poverty and traumatic events to become self-sufficient.

Changing Futures

Since 1989, CUPS has helped Calgarians overcome adversity and build resilience that spans generations. In 2018, CUPS was named one of Canada’s Top 10 Impact Charities by Charity intelligence—for the second year in a row.

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CUPS offers free programs and services for Calgarians.

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What Clients Say

“CUPS made me feel that I was worth something.”

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Building Resilience

CUPS programs and services support healthy brain development that improves lives for generations to come. We focus on building resilience and creating lasting change—and that requires an integrated approach. To help us understand the large, complex picture of an individual’s health, we use a tool called the Resiliency Matrix.

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Top 10 Impact Charity

For the second year in a row, CUPS is a Charity Intelligence Top 10 Impact Charity.

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CUPS Christmas in January 2019

Each January, CUPS hosts a festive community feast for low-income Calgarians.

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