Our History

2016 – Making Changes celebrates its 20th Anniversary as an incorporated non-profit society
2012 – making Changes launch of My Best Friend’s Closet Program
2011 РMaking Changes move to   6516 1A Street SW. The renovations were sponsored by Albi and their trade partners.
2010 – Making Changes established with a new funding partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada
2009 – Making Changes supports over 1200 women
2005 РMaking Changes wins the United Way Spirits of Gold 2005 Diversity Award, thought the Walk-In Closet community service
2004 – The 50th Making Changes Program is offered, the Walk-In Closet Program wins the DDRC 2004 Community Spirit Award
2002 – The Association receives registered charitable status
2000 – The Walk-In Closet merges with Suited for the Job, a project of the Junior League of Calgary and moves to 7th Avenue location
1997 – The Walk-In Closet Program is started with space provided at Connaught School
1996 – The Making Changes Employment Association of Alberta is incorporated as a non-profit society
1994 – The Making Changes Program forms a partnership with Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
1982 – The graduates of the Making Changes Program form the Calgary Immigrant Women Centre
1981 – The first Making Changes Program is offered