What is a Community Needs Assessment?
A community needs assessment identifies the strengths and resources available in the community, focusing on the capabilities of the community, including its citizens, agencies, and organizations.
Why is The Lending Cupboard doing a Community Needs Assessment?
Over its ten years of service to Central Alberta, The Lending Cupboard Society has seen tremendous growth. Additionally, there have been many changes within the Health industry over those years.
It is important that The Lending Cupboard develop a robust understanding of population and demographic growth trends, emerging health and wellness issues in Central Alberta.
Goals of the project include:
How can you help?
As a community stakeholder, you have insight into the needs of the community.
We are conducting focus groups, community conversations, interviews and surveys throughout the summer, and hope you can participate. Please contact Special Projects Assistant Kayla Michalenko at 587.272.2186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating in some fashion.
We need help with: Customer Service, Cleaning Equipment, Warehouse Duties, Admin Assistance, and Delivery Drivers.
Contact the Lending Cupboard at 403.356.1678.
The Lending Cupboard is a registered not-for-profit society that lends medical equipment at no cost to the people of Central Alberta. We operate through support from Alberta Health Services and private…
The Lending Cupboard provides medical equipment to those who need it, at no cost, for as long as you need it. Whether your needs are short term or long term, minor or more serious, we are here to help.
We have an inventory of more than 7,500 items and lend out approximately 650 pieces of free medical equipment every month.
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“This is such a wonderful service and we appreciate being able to borrow equipment – Thank you!”
” Your assistance is helping my mother with a walker necessary for mobility at this time. Very friendly professional staff and extremely helpful!”
“Thanks so much for the items we borrowed! It saved my husband from taking sick days from work”