NEW Parenting Program launched with CIWA

The Centre for Sexuality and CIWA are working together on a new project titled “Healthy Relationships among Immigrant Families”. This project consists of topics related to healthy relationships, such as identity, values, communication, conflict, human rights, gender norms/stereotypes, dating, abuse/violence, advocacy, among others. There will be one program for parents and a separate program for youth between the ages of 14-19.  The series will consist of 6 sessions, approximately 1.5-2 hours each, and we are looking for individuals who can … Continued

Girls’ Program

Our Girls’ Program is a year-long, school based, evidence-informed program dedicated to addressing many of the complex issues facing young girls today. With a focus on age appropriate education around puberty and bodies, media literacy, self-esteem, self confidence promotion, healthy relationships and understanding gender stereotypes, we aim to equip girls with knowledge and tools before their relationships, self-esteem and development are negatively impacted. The program is designed as an integrated curriculum with sequential core modules, facilitated with fun and interactive … Continued

Get Tested At Least Once A Year

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights is currently running a national social marketing campaign, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, to increase STI testing among young people between the ages of 15 and 24. Why? STI testing rates are low, particularly among young people. Getting tested at least once a year is a great way to take care of our health. However, beyond yearly routine testing, there are other important moments when it is a good idea to visit our office … Continued

STUDENT FOCUS GROUP: Sex Ed in Schools

  STUDENTS NEEDED!Focus Group for Youth 12-19 Come share your thoughts on Sex Ed and Teen Dating Information in schools!   What’s In it for you? $25.00 Prepaid VISA Snacks A Chance to use your voice about your education! When & Where? July 8, 2019 2:00-3:00pm The Centre For Sexuality 700-1509 Centre Street SW   ► To sign up, please contact Erin at ehenriksen@centreforsexuality.ca    

Centre for Sexuality: new name, same great services

  Our big announcement at our AGM last night: We’re now the Centre for Sexuality! Same great services, same incredible staff, and the same vision to normalize sexuality for all Albertans. Stay tuned for more info on our new website and other details! In the meantime, check out some more highlights from our AGM:     We’re so proud to share our new brand with you all! And our new website (soon to come). Watch this space! #CentreforSexuality #Centre #TheCentre … Continued

February is Sexual Health Awareness Month!

As a member of the Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing collaborative, we are happy to share some details about the variety of events that are being hosted to recognize “YYC Sexual Health Awareness Month”. Please take a look at the calendar of events below to see what the member organizations are offering, and feel free to share with your networks. The Calgary Sexual Health and Wellbeing Collaborative is made up of organizations serving the sexual health and wellbeing needs of all … Continued

Making an Impact with Girl Talk

Thank you to our many donors and supporters over the past year. Your support has helped us to lead the way in the areas of sexuality, healthy relationships, gender identity, sexual orientation, equality and consent for more than 45 years in the Calgary community. There is no doubt that the work we do every day is more relevant that ever before. We have never experienced a greater demand for our services. Thanks to our donors and supporters, we remain nimble, … Continued