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Adoption: A Lifelong Journey

Adoption

Adoption is a process of give and take. There is incredible joy in the forming of a new family, where new parents can give a child opportunities they might never have had. But alongside that joy comes sorrow and loss. A mother loses the chance to raise her child. A child loses the chance to… Read more »

Our New East Village Community Space

carya east village

Help us build our Space for All in East Village! Vote for carya in Aviva’s Community Fund competition. As you might have heard, we’re coming to Calgary’s East Village! We’re already offering programs and services in the area, such as The Way In and our older adult Wellness Exchange. Now, we’re excited to create a permanent… Read more »

An Engaged Father is a Game Changer

An engaged father is a game changer

This Father’s Day, consider giving the gift that helps build strong families for generations to come. Fathers come in many shapes and sizes. A dad might be a biological or adoptive parent, a stepparent, a father figure or any other male-identified individual in a child’s life that serves a caregiving role. Whoever they are, they… Read more »

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Carya Causes / Families

Doing Some Sirius Good

Sirius Allies

Two of our Sirius Allies share what they’ve loved and learned as carya volunteers. Being a volunteer requires a special kind of commitment. Choosing to be part of something not because you have to, but because you truly want to is a powerful and wonderful thing. We are very lucky to have Barbara and Laura as… Read more »

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Teens and Tweens