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Beltline Neighbour Association Request and Update on the Drop-In Centre's Proposed Recovery-Orientated Services

2022-10-04 7:24 PM | Vice President (Administrator)

As many of our residents know, the Alberta Government recently announced they are cancelling the plans for the proposed recovery-orientated services at the Calgary Drop-In Centre as further consultation and planning throughout the whole of Calgary is needed for these services to be provided effectively and appropriately. 

While we believe that that more time was the right decision, we have not heard clear updates on the similar proposal for services being extended to Alpha House and what is happening with the service at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre. As such, our neighbours in the Beltline are asking for clarity from the government and support from the surrounding communities. 

They have a petition to ask that the Alberta Government pause any changes or closures to SCS in the Beltline. If that is something you personally wish to support, please follow the link below: 

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As we noted before, we believe this issue requires a holistic view and explicitly asked our government representatives provide  comprehensive, detailed plans that highlights long-term funding to ensure the safety and security of all. It is still our belief that this transparency is required from the UCP and AHS. 

With Kindness, 

Your EVNA Board

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