CIWA has mobilized the following efforts to support Ukrainian families as they arrive in Calgary:
CIWA’s services for Ukrainian families include:
- Rental subsidies for three months in the amount of $500/month for 10 Ukrainian families (total of $15K) either in Edmonton or Calgary
- Customized English language group sessions for seniors through the Everyday English for Seniors project
- Peer support group for Ukrainian women and men through CIWA’s New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups Program
- Mindfulness and mental health supports
- Donations of unperishable goods, diapers, baby wipes from CIWA staff
- Family Resource Network supports to all Ukrainian families, including:
To support Ukrainian families in Calgary, please call 403-444-1758 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CIWA collaborates with Ukraine Women Support Network:
CIWA has partnered with Ukraine Women Support Network to provide space, volunteer and staff support to help gather resources to help women and children in Ukraine. Current efforts are focused on collecting donations of everyday supplies for women and children as well as monetary donations.
Here’s how you can help:
- Donate via https://ciwa-online.com/join-us/donate/ and select “Act Now (Support the Women and Children of Ukraine)”
- Proceeds will go towards purchasing supplies and directly to support the needs the women and children in Ukraine
- Drop off supplies for women and children at CIWA’s main office: 138 – 4 Avenue SE Calgary
- Examples: diapers, feeding bottles, winter clothes for babies and children, feminine hygiene products, blankets
- Supply donations will be shipped directly to a contact within Ukraine’s green zone sites. Shipping costs are sponsored by Meest Canada.
- Help spread the word
- Youth can help, too.
- Create cards with hopeful and positive messages for children
- Messages will be sent along with the packages
For inquiries, contact email@example.com