June 21, 2021

Indigenous Wellness Program Promotes Wellness and Healing through Culture

The Mustard Seed’s Indigenous Wellness Program was developed to ensure culturally appropriate supports are available to help the Indigenous population.

Community, Indigenous, Programming, Mental Health, Wellness, Well Being, Support, Indigenous Wellness Program, Healing

June 15, 2021

Hope Begins with Health and Wellness

At the Mustard Seed we strive to not just provide a warm meal and safe place to sleep – but…

Community, Mental Health, Wellness, Well Being, Recovery, All Cities, Hope, Health and Wellness

January 28, 2021

Today is #BellLetsTalk Day!

Bell Let’s Talk Day is an annual mental health campaign that works to raise awareness and combat the stigma surrounding…

Bell, Mental Health, Wellness, Well Being, Let's Talk

June 12, 2019

Unmasking Homelessness: Meet Barb

Barb lived with voices in her head for over 30 years. Every day the voices would scream at her not…

Mental Health, Story

September 15, 2017

From a Broken Dream to a New Purpose

Elaine was born in Montreal and lived a conventional life working as a deli clerk, pursuing her passion to become…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Employment, Housing, Residents, 1010 Centre

July 20, 2017

Finding Hope After a Life of Addiction

37-year-old Lisa sits in the middle of the computer lab at The Mustard Seed Calgary’s Downtown Support Centre; this is…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Shelter, Addiction, Recovery, Refuge, Hope

June 26, 2017

From a Lifetime of Abuse, to a Safe Home at Last

You’ll find Diane most mornings and evenings knitting or crocheting in the modern lobby of the 1010 Centre – a…

Calgary, Mental Health, Housing, Residents, Family, 1010 Centre

May 24, 2017

How do the Homeless See Themselves?

Have you ever caught yourself looking in a mirror and the image was like seeing yourself for the first time?

Mental Health, Homelessness, Staff

January 29, 2016

The Importance of Having a Safe Home

Kim lived on the streets for over a year and a half. She struggles with addictions and mental illness, but…

Edmonton, Mental Health, Story, Addiction, Housing, Residents

January 18, 2016

Hope Grows at The Mustard Seed’s 1010 Centre

When Michael moved into the 1010 Centre a year and half ago he says he felt “immediate warmth” from the…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Addiction, Recovery, Housing, Residents, Hope, 1010 Centre