To support community members and their families in SE Calgary in the areas of mental health, education, family peer support, and financial literacy.
To help people thrive in their communities through creating space for wholistic health, connection, and support.
Welcome to our Community Hub page. The Government of Alberta has partnered with Southview Church to create a community hub and support initiative around 4 key areas. These areas are mental health, education/tutoring, family peer support, and financial literacy/legal services.
We will be offering seminars from leading experts to help you and your family thrive and many other supports. We recognize Covid-19 has been a hard season for many individuals and families. We want this community hub to be a space for the community to not just survive, but thrive for the future. Continue to read for many more practical ways to get involved. Read below for more information.
Mental health is of the utmost importance, especially now. If you or your family are interested in some counselling options, please contact us.
If you know of an individual or family in need of counselling help who cannot afford it, we have resources. Please contact us for more information.
FAMILY PEER SUPPORT
We will have leading experts throughout the year leading seminars for your family to get practical support around many different topics.
FINANCIAL LITERACY & LEGAL
Stay tuned for more info coming on free seminars and trainings from industry experts in the areas of financial literacy and legal services.
Dec 2: Good Grief – Lessons in Healing & Sharing
“Good grief!” is more commonly associated with a beloved Peanuts character than with a seminar on healing. But Charlie Brown’s disgruntled cry is often what people in grief experience: pain without reprieve. On December 2, Chaplain Marlette Reed and Dr. Annette Lane will join us for a seminar to focus on journeying through your own grief or caring for others in theirs.
Chaplain Marlette Reed has provided pastoral care to individuals for many years. Currently she works as a community and a hospice chaplain; she also works with her identical twin sister, Dr. Annette Lane, on Dr. Lane’s research team.
Dr. Annette Lane is a professor at Athabasca University. She is an expert in gerontological nursing who has published widely on the issue of older adults.
Dec 16: Fraud Prevention Seminar
Becoming a victim of financial fraud can be devastating. And it’s easier than many people think for scam artists to con you out of your hard-earned money. But there’s good news: even the most sophisticated, well-orchestrated schemes usually present red flags – you just need to know what to look for. Join us to learn about fraud prevention in both day to day life and when it comes to your investments. Protect yourself and your money.
Co-presented by Alberta Securities Commission.
Looking for videos and resources from past seminars? Access them here.
FREE TUTORING LAB
We have access to laptops, printing, and tutoring for Grades 5-12: Tuesdays from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and Thursdays from 4:00 – 7:30 pm. Help is offered for math, language arts, and writing. Pre-registration is required in accordance with current Alberta Covid 19 guidelines. Follow the link below to sign up.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Join: You are welcome to come join us for any of these future seminars and opportunities.
Share: There are so many individuals and families that would benefit from these resources. We invite you to share about it within your own networks.
Volunteer: We are looking for volunteers to help within these 4 areas and for events. Please contact us below.
Expertise: If you know of somebody or a business who are experts in one of these areas, our team would love to connect with them.
Josh Rans, Community Hub Coordinator