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 will be closed for donation drop-off on Thursday, November 1st, as we prepare for our YYC Chic Gala.

Our regular donation hours are Monday -Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and select Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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

Employment and Life Skills

Upcoming Employment and Life Skills Programs:

NORTH: 1000 Voices  (Genesis Centre of Community Wellness)
7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE (Saddletowne C-Train station)
Tuesdays, October 2 – November 20 (every Tuesday for 8 weeks)
TIME: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

SOUTH:  St. Andrew’s Centre
1 – 10601 Southport Rd SW (close to Anderson C-Train station)
Mondays, October 1 – December 3 (no class October 8 or November 12)
TIME: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Learn more…

“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”