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Welcome

At Westwinds, we care.
We care about our people, our properties, and the communities we call home.

It's this care that differentiates us from other organizations and goes into everything we do - from food services to facility maintenance.

At Westwinds, we care.
We care about our people, our properties, and the communities we call home.

It's this care that differentiates us from other organizations and goes into everything we do - from food services to facility maintenance.

At Westwinds, we care.
We care about our people, our properties, and the communities we call home.

It's this care that differentiates us from other organizations and goes into everything we do - from food services to facility maintenance.

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Safe, Supportive Seniors’ Residences

Westwinds Communities began as a seniors’ focussed organization and senior Albertans remain our largest group of clients. We create
a sense of community within our supportive living and independent living residences that encourages seniors to continue maintain
their independence and remain an important contribution to their community.

Westwinds Communities began as a seniors’ focussed organization and senior Albertans remain our largest group of clients. We create
a sense of community within our supportive living and independent living residences that encourages seniors to continue maintain
their independence and remain an important contribution to their community.

Westwinds Communities began as a seniors’ focussed organization and senior Albertans remain our largest group of clients. We create
a sense of community within our supportive living and independent living residences that encourages seniors to continue maintain
their independence and remain an important contribution to their community.

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Work with Us

Our team members are the key to our success. That’s why we work hard to create a positive work environment where our team
members can build relationships with our clients and develop friendships with your fellow team members.

Our team members are the key to our success. That’s why we work hard to create a positive work environment where our team
members can build relationships with our clients and develop friendships with your fellow team members.

Our team members are the key to our success. That’s why we work hard to create a positive work environment where our team
members can build relationships with our clients and develop friendships with your fellow team members.

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About Us

Quality, affordable housing is critical to the health of individuals, families, and communities.

Homes provide shelter, safety and a place to rest and recharge. They protect us from the elements and help ensure our children get a good night's sleep. Without a home, we lack a sense of privacy, security and community.

Quality, affordable housing is critical to the health of individuals, families, and communities.

Homes provide shelter, safety and a place to rest and recharge. They protect us from the elements and help ensure our children get a good night's sleep. Without a home, we lack a sense of privacy, security and community.

Quality, affordable housing is critical to the health of individuals, families, and communities.

Homes provide shelter, safety and a place to rest and recharge. They protect us from the elements and help ensure our children get a good night's sleep. Without a home, we lack a sense of privacy, security and community.

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News / Events

High River Affordable Housing Needs

The consulting firm Resilience Planning was retained by the Town of the High River, Town of
Black Diamond, Habitat for Humanity’s Foothills Chapter and Westwinds Communities (WWC)
to analyze the need for affordable housing for each of these communities. The report details
the current status of affordable housing in High River and projects future needs to 2031.

“To be a people-first community, it is important that we do all we can to care for our residents who are impacted by lack of access to suitable affordable housing,” said Craig Snodgrass,
Town of High River Mayor. “We will work with developers, agencies and the community to address affordable housing needs as well as related issues including impacts on families,
health and wellness and the need for stability and to feel like a valuable member of the High
River community,”

Sept 21, 2022

Board Member Opening

Westwinds Communities is a dynamic not for profit organization providing affordable housing and services to households residing in Foothills community for over 60 years. Currently Westwinds is inviting applications from those interested in serving on the Board of Directors for a four year term with the potential for renewal. Westwinds provides services for over 600 households annually through its three lodges, seven senior’s apartments and affordable and near market housing.

Black Diamond Needs Analysis

July 25, 2022

In partnership with the Town of the High River, Town of Black Diamond, and Habitat for Humanity’s Foothills Chapter, Westwinds Communities (WWC) hired consulting firm, Resilience Planning to analyze the need for affordable housing for each of the communities.

Working closely with community members from October to December 2021, the analysis includes valuable information collected through interviews with key community members, workshops with non-profit housing providers and municipal staff, municipal council members and Chief Administrative Officers, developers and builders, as well as surveys for residents, the public, and developers.