Who we are

Community Transcultural Support Services (CTSS) is a non-profit primary health care service organization with a passion for communities and minority groups in Calgary, Alberta. CTSS offers valuable services through increasing health information access and by providing assistance in navigating the healthcare system. Since its establishment in May, 2010, CTSS has been working with health professionals, registered social workers, educators, and volunteers to promote healthier living for all. 

What we do

Community Transcultural Support Services provides primary health services through community participation and partnerships. Primary health care is composed of the essential health services needed to prevent diseases, promote health and manage illnesses. Its goal is to make health care available to all individuals and communities. CTSS collaborates with other organizations on various projects to service people with various health service needs. We host public and special health events for providing health support services and health knowledge. Our programs are funded by grants, donations and sponsorships to operate our programs. 

Programs we offer

  • Health education programs

  • Navigating cancer screening services

  • Cancer supportive care groups

  • Interpretation and translation services (in clinical setting)

  • Psycho-social service referrals

  • Volunteer program development

  • Outreach Programs

  • Primary Health Care Research

  • Health presentations (at regional, national and international levels)