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Fonds F3188 - Kerby Centre fonds

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Kerby Centre fonds


  • [ca. 1973-2013] (Creation)

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16 m of textual records and other material

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The Kerby Centre was established in Calgary, Alberta in 1973 to provide services and programs for older adults in the region. It has grown into one of the largest agencies of its type in Canada. Among its offerings are an Adult Day Support Program, Centre of Excellence (community-based research centre), education and recreation activities, Elder Abuse Response Team, food services, grocery delivery, information resources service, a newsletter "Kerby News", Kerby Rotary Shelter, wellness clinic, clothing shops, and diversity services.


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Gift of Kerby Centre, 2014.

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The fonds consists of board minutes, financial and statistical reports, Kerby News records, committee records, development files including reports to funding agencies, program information including extensive housing projects, staff meeting records, extensive support information on seniors' organizations and programs elsewhere and related to gerontology.

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The material is in English.

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Monday, February 23, 2015




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