websiteThe Walk-In Closet’s mandate is to empower women by providing knowledge and a selection of work attire for their transition into the workplace. Learn more…

3Celebrating our 100th program

The Employment and Life Skills Program assists immigrant women in establishing meaningful lives in their new society. Learn more…

1My Best Friend’s Closet provides teenage girls from low-income homes (ages 12-18) with a broad selection of fashionable and functional clothing to meet their school and recreational needs. Learn more…

We are open from 10 am–4 pm Monday to Thursday and select Saturdays. For more details click here.

YYC-Chic 2018

Join us for our 3rd annual YYC Chic fundraising gala, in support of Making Changes!

You will enjoy a fashion show with ensembles from local YYC boutiques, live entertainment, and the opportunity to shop a variety of unique pop-up shops and silent auction items. YYC Chic supports Making Changes in our goal of creating futures for Calgary women and teen girls. Last year’s event was a huge success raising over $60,000! We look forward to another outstanding event this year. Hope you can join us!

Click here for event details.



Women in Technology Employment Training Program

In today’s high tech world the network is the glue that connects clients to products. Many people working in technology fields have only a vague understanding of networking. Increase your career opportunities with a better understanding of networking through A+, CCENT and CCNA certifications.
Applications open: April 1st 2018
Program starts: May 14th, 2018
Click here to download the information package
Click here to download the application

Birdies for Kids

Making Changes is thrilled to announce that we have been selected again this year to participate in Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink, a program run under the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.

If you are wondering how to make your donation dollars go farther in supporting Making Changes consider donating now through Birdies for Kids. Thanks to their matching program, not only will Making Changes receive 100% of every donation collected on our behalf but Birdies for Kids will match your donation by up to 50%, strengthening your support to the women and girls we assist.  The Birdies for Kids campaign runs until September 2nd. All funds collected will help support My Best Friend’s Closet.

To make a donation, simply follow this link to the Online Donation Portal and choose Making Changes as the Participating Charity. You can also make a donation by filling out a pledge form available at our office.

“When you wear something new you feel so special and your spirits are high”

“My self- esteem improved and I felt good about myself, in a way that I usually don’t”

“Making Changes Program provided me a perfect first step for start a new life in Canada”