Vote for our GirlTalk Program! Avivia Community Fund voting on now!

Please vote for “Girl Talk”! Our “Girl Talk” pilot project has been selected to vie for the Aviva Community Fund – and we need your votes to win the coveted funding!  Voting is open from Oct 10 to 19, 2017 – please vote to help us win! (You can cast all 18 of your votes at once!) To register and cast your votes, please visit:  https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/voting/project/view/17-524 About our “Girl Talk” Pilot Project Girl Talk is a new evidence-informed project to … Continued

Sex Ed and the Election

As the municipal elections in our province get closer, the Calgary Sexual Health Centre has created a website to educate school trustee candidates and other election candidates on the issue of comprehensive sexual health education in our schools.       As an organization that has been supporting Calgary students for over 40 years, we know that comprehensive sexual health education is an important part of the social and emotional learning of youth. It provides skills and tools to engage … Continued

We’re moving!

WE’RE MOVING! On August 1st, 2017 the 7th floor of the Centre 15 building 1509 Centre Street SW will be our new home. We’ll still have all the same great services (Free condoms! Free counselling! Free workshops!) – just more space. All our other contact info will remain the same. Our current office location will be closed during our move from Friday, July 28 and will re-open at our new space on Tuesday, August 8th at 9am. While e-mails will … Continued

#SafeStampede is back to spur conversation on consent – and inspire our launch of #CalgaryGetsConsent

New project #CalgaryGetsConsent to continue momentum beyond 10 days of #SafeStampede   The 2017 Calgary Stampede will mark the third year of the successful #SafeStampede movement which encourages a safe and respectful Stampede for everyone. Along with local advocates and supporters, the Calgary Sexual Health Centre (CSHC) hosted a media event today to kick off the 2017 #SafeStampede campaign – and to announce a new year-long project inspired by its success. The organization’s new #CalgaryGetsConsent project will aim to continue … Continued

Glen Canning offers powerful talk about consent at our AGM

On June 22, 2017, we hosted our Annual General Meeting and report to the community. The evening included an update on the impact we had in 2016 and we also unveiled a new initiative we are launching in 2017: #CalgaryGetsConsent. Inspired in part by the success of the #SafeStampede initiative, we have partnered with several local groups to launch the #CalgaryGetsConsent campaign. Funded by a grant from the Alberta Status of Women, #CalgaryGetsConsent is a year-long campaign that will aim to raise … Continued

Talking Sex with author, educator Saleema Noon

  Join sexual health author Saleema Noon, Calgary Sexual Health Centre, and Owl’s Nest Books for an evening of questions and information about how and when to talk to kids about sex and sexual health. April 20, 2017 6:00 – 7:45 pm Calgary Public Library Central Branch 5th Floor N. 616 Macleod Trail SE   Saleema co-wrote Talk Sex Today: What Kids Need to Know and How Adults Can Teach Them with renowned sexual health expert Meg Hickling, published in … Continued

Complete our Surveys to help develop our Girls Programming

Parents, service providers, and girls/young women between age 12 and 24 — we need your help! Be part of creating a program to help girls grow into safe, confident, healthy women by completing our survey! (see links below) Since 2010 when we began delivering WiseGuyz for junior high boys, a year-long program that covers topics ranging from human rights and sexual health to gender and positive relationships, we’ve heard from schools, parents, other organizations, and girls themselves “What about a … Continued