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Building and Renovation Guide
ARK is pleased to provide home accessibility renovations to qualifying families who have children with mobility challenges. Our goal is to ease the daily life of children and their families who struggle with managing basic day-to-day movement within their home. Families may be nominated for an ARK renovation if they have a child under 25 years old who has mobility challenges and they own their home. Nominations are always open for submission and are reviewed for selection every few months. Our hope is to complete a minimum of 2 renos per year. A nomination form and more detailed information is provided on our website.
Our mission is to provide renovations to locals in need with mobility challenges. There are thousands of deserving people throughout Calgary, and with your nominations, we can begin helping them to have a more accessible living environment. By filling out the form below, you can let us know about someone you care about that needs a helping hand, a new start, or a push in the right direction.
The selected nominee will be chosen based upon several factors. The nominee must: Own their own home; Require renovations to make their home more accessible; and be in financial need.
Residential Accessible Design (RAD) is a preventative program helping Calgarians live safely in their homes. RAD works with homeowners and landlords to assess existing residences and offer design solutions that allow people with mobility issues to stay in their homes, in their community and with their families and support systems.
The first call for people seeking barrier-free accommodation in Calgary. Housing Registry keeps up-to-date on accessible and affordable homes in the area. In addition, they can link you to appropriate community resources and help you find a home that matches your needs.
Chinook House is a program started by Accessible Housing in conjunction with the Calgary Housing Company. The Chinook House program provides safe and affordable housing for residents with physical disabilities and limited mobility. For more information contact Accessible Housing contact information above, for applying there is links provided at the website below.
Accessible Housing Deerfoot Junction III
Suite #215, 1212 – 31st Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7S8
Easter Seals Alberta is a non-profit organization that provides vital mobility and accessibility equipment based on need – regardless of age, disease or disability. Easter seals also assist in connecting Albertans with direct services, programs, advocacy and public education. Whether the need is mobility or accessibility, we’re here to bridge the gap in Alberta’s social safety net for people with disabilities.
#103, 811 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7L4
A division of Shoppers Drug Mart, Shoppers Home Health Care is focused on providing Canadians with a complete selection of specialty home health care products and services including: mobility aids, lifts & elevators, daily living, therapeutic aids, specialized services, and automotive needs.
2720 12th Street N.E., Unit 1 Calgary, AB T2E 7N4
Open hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
180 94 Avenue S.E., Unit 25A Calgary, AB T2J 3G8
Open hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Motion specialties provides comprehensive home health care and accessibility solutions for a wide variety of clients from children to elderly adults. The focus is to find customized solutions for the most complex seating and positioning system. Areas include: elevators, stair lifts, ramps, lifting devices (chairs), emergency evacuation, hand rail system, and daily living when it comes to bathroom/bedroom safety.
7413 MacLeod Trail SW
Calgary AB T2H 0L8
RAM provides safe, affordable accessibility for home lifts including: home wheelchair lifts, outdoor lifts, enclosed lifts, and portable lifts. Ram also provides home elevators including: Crystal Home and Stratus Home elevators. In addition, there are also commercial lifts and elevators.
Ram Manufacturing Ltd.
Edmonton AB T5S 2J4
MEDIchair focus on building relationships, coaching, and providing knowledge that is needed to make the right mobility decision. Areas that MEDIchair can provide information on include: rules and regulations related to equipment, funding and assistance. Services provided include: rental products, in-home assessments, in-home trials, home delivery & set-up, and in-house service.
4040 Blackfoot Trail S.E. Calgary
AB Canada T2G 4E6
South Calgary Dreambuilders works with some of the best-specialized product manufacturers and suppliers to make our clients’ homes accessible. Areas of focus include: constructing a barrier-free shower, adding grabs bars, or providing stair lifts and elevator systems. (Note: South Calgary Dreambuilders build homes for areas throughout Calgary. Projects outside the immediate areas may be considered if it was an interesting project.)
Mckenzie Towne S.E. Calgary, AB