Community Sexual Education

Sex Ed Program – Take Charge

A division of the Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre.  Workshops are free of charge & facilitated by trained presenters. Contact Alex Noel, program coordinator, by email or phone (403) 269-3112 ext. 229 or click here to Book A Workshop


Grade School Sexual Education Workshops


Our program

Teachers choose our program because of the focus on mutually respectful relationships as a means to positive sexual decision-making. Each of our grade level workshops are developed to address a portion of the Alberta Learning Curriculum for Health Studies, of which abstinence is a required component. All information presented regarding birth control and its’ effectiveness is taken from Alberta Health Services, and all statistical information is thoroughly researched and referenced. The workshops do not contain a moral or religious agenda. The information presented is gender neutral and relevant to all students, regardless of their personal beliefs or sexual orientation. We are non-judgmental and unbiased in our delivery of information which is appreciated by both teachers and students and evidenced by the evaluations taken after every class. All presentations take place with the teacher present in the classroom. Schools request us each year because they are pleased with the information presented and the manner in which it is given. Teachers remark that one aspect that makes our program unique is how comfortable the students are in asking questions and interacting with the presenters. We receive very high ratings from both teachers and students.


In the classroom

Sex matters to teens. They’re talking about it; we join in and help facilitate the discussion. The Pregnancy Care Centre takes seriously, not only its commitment to helping those in crisis in the community, but also to providing preventative education for Calgary’s teenagers.  Since 1986 the CPCC has been offering sexual health education for junior high and high school students, free of charge, through the Take Charge Community Education Program – a division of the CPCC. Over the last year we spoke with over 16,000 students and parents in Calgary and the surrounding areas. The Take Charge Program aims to help teens navigate pressing questions regarding sex, relationships, and dating. Our hope is that through education, dialogue, and asking the right questions, our teens will be better able to discern between healthy and unhealthy perspectives and behaviors.  Emphasizing respect, personal worth and value, and the right to refuse, our Take Charge Program presents abstinence as a way of respecting self and others. Workshops are interactive and discussion oriented. Oh yeah, and FUN!  Information focuses on the prevention of unplanned pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and the importance of healthy relationships.


Teacher’s Testimonials

  • “The techniques used and framework in which they were delivered was excellent. Students felt comfortable discussing their feelings and admitting what they did and did not know.  [The presenter] was excellent – engaging and warm – created a non-threatening atmosphere conducive to students sharing their thoughts.  I thought the techniques were great and I will use some of them in future sexual health lessons. Well done!”
  •  “Blunt, clear, entertaining, informative, good rapport with students.”
  •  “Great presentation! Fabulous speaker. Students were talking about how much they enjoyed your presentation and how they have a new perspective!”
  •  “I think the presentations get better and better each year.”
  •  “Energetic, positive, youthful, fun!”

Students Testimonial

  • “Shows you to think about your choices not just in sex but in life as well.” (male, 16)
  • “I’m more aware of how I want to set personal boundaries.” (female, 13)
  •  “It makes you realize how many risks there are with something that seems almost harmless.” (female, 15)
  •  “The physical/emotional triangle helped me think about future choices in my relationships about adding physical elements when not emotionally ready.” (male, 16)
  •  “It will help me think about what I am willing to risk.” (female, 13)

Contact Us

Workshops are free of charge & facilitated by trained presenters. Book A Workshop

To speak with the program coordinator please contact: Alex Noel by email or phone (403) 269-3112 ext. 229



Calgary Office
205, 925 - 7th Ave, SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 1A5

Phone: 403-269-3112
Email: info@pregcare.com

Office Hours
Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tues 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Strathmore Office (satellite)
304 - 3rd Ave
Strathmore, AB T1P 1Z1

Phone: 403-934-3017
Email: strathmore@pregcare.com

Office Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11:00am - 5:00pm (appointments preferred)
North East Outreach Location (at NE Family Connections)
95 Falshire Drive NE
Calgary, AB T3J 3W5

Phone: 587-480-0128
Email: info@pregcare.com

Office Hours
Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm (by walk-in or appointment) Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm (appointments only)

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