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Our Mission & Goal

To assist and ensure that all individuals receive the support they need to be actively and fully involved in the community. Airdrie Abilities Centre is committed to creating equal opportunities to support and demonstrate the strengths and abilities of people with special needs.

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Raising Awareness

that all people have basic needs that must be met.

Accepting all people

for who they are and acknowledging that all people have unique abilities.

Supporting independent living

and teaching required daily living skills.

Assisting job searches

and supporting individuals with skills development for minimum wage employment.

Support Participation

and access to community-based opportunities, such as education, volunteering, and recreation.

Providing a Meeting Place

for those desiring to make a difference in our community.

Our Activities

Check out upcoming activities on our ‘EVENTS‘ page. To see what we’ve already done, check out our Past Events & Activities page. Some of the activities that we do include:

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  • Painting
  • Sewing Program
  • Bead Work
  • Card Making
  • Ceramic Painting
  • Wood Working
  • Personal Well Being with Exercise
  • Theatrical Performances
  • Education and Training
  • Cooking
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(March 2016) Special needs individuals gaining skills at Airdrie Abilities Centre

Discover Airdrie

(March 2016)

Special needs individuals gaining skills at Airdrie Abilities Centre

“The Airdrie Abilities Centre has been offering activities and programs to special needs individuals for the past 5 years (presently 7 years). The Society’s mission is to promote equal opportunities to support and demonstrate the strengths and abilities of person’s with special needs….”

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(Aug., 2014) Festival celebrates Airdrie Abilities Society members

Airdrie Echo

(Aug., 2014)

Festival celebrates Airdrie Abilities Society members

“The Airdrie Abilities Centre (AACS) will soon be hosting its inaugural Airdrie Abilities Awareness Day. Festivities will kick off at Nose Creek Park at 9 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. on Aug. 16. Coordinator Barb Woolsey explains the event will include several activities, a DJ and a barbecue….”

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(Spring, 2013) Abilities Airdrie: Organization offers friendship, acceptance

Airdrie Life

(Spring, 2013)

Abilities Airdrie: Organization offers friendship, acceptance

“Abilities Airdire centre was formed to meet a specific need in Airdrie and area to provide friendship, acceptance and activities for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. “There was nowhere for them to gather, meet and socialize.” says Abilities director Barb Woolsey…. “

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