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Summer is nearly over and Genesis Centre has seen much activity over the months. Thank you to anyone who was able to participate in the 10th Anniversary birthday party and/or the Stampede Breakfast in mid-July.

Read on through this e-newsletter for the latest news, events, and opportunities happening at the Genesis Centre.

Current facility hours: Monday - Sunday 9am - 11pm.
Partner links: Saddletowne YMCA | Calgary Public Library, Saddletowne  | Trellis
AB Culture Days is here again!

#ABCultureDays is a longstanding tradition organized by the partner agencies affiliated with the North of McKnight Community Hubs, including Genesis Centre, Trellis, Calgary Public Library - Saddletowne, and Saddle Ridge YMCA, as well as Antyx Community Arts. The program is a provincial-wide initiative intended to celebrate and showcase local Albertan artists and culture. Every program is completely free and open to everyone. Here is a brief breakdown of events going on in September under the AB Culture Days initiative at the Genesis Centre. For a full breakdown, complete with individual event descriptions, please visit and keyword search "Genesis".
AB Culture Days Events at Genesis (keyword search "Genesis")
Everyone is welcome at the Genesis Centre!

It’s hot outside and it is important for people to have a place to go to get out of the weather.

Come to the Genesis Centre! We have air conditioning, water fountains, public bathrooms, resources and snacks. In the community wing and ask for Suzanne or Shelina.

Other ways to support:
  • DOAP Team - call 403-998-7338
DOAP IS the best response if...
  • An unhoused individual in a vulnerable state (likely under the influence) is in need of transportation
  • A highly intoxicated individual is stumbling down the street / stepping into traffic
  • An individual having a poor mental health moment/series of moments is in public and appears vulnerable but no criminal activity is occurring and no weapons are involved
  • An unhoused individual is sleeping in the doorway of a business
  • An individual/group of individuals are readying themselves to use substances in a public space
 DOAP is NOT the best response if...
  • Someone is overdosing
  • Someone is bleeding heavily and requires medical attention
  • An individual with access to alternative resources wants a ride to a business or residence
  • An individual under the influence is attacking store front windows / attempting to break into a residence DOAP does not respond to situations of extreme violence
  • A caller suspects an individual on the street may be deceased i.e. is unresponsive DOAP Team is not a medical response
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