Providing opportunities for independence
Advocating and operating programs for individuals.
Increasing public awareness of our services
Supporting individuals in achieving increased independenceand building a sustainable
future for the association
We believe in:
Encouraging positive relationships within the community at large.
Supporting all individuals to reach their full potential.
Three ladies met to discuss methods in assisting Camrose and area citizens with disabilities to reach their full potential and to provide a secure rewarding work environment where individual effort is recognized.
Centra Cam Cleaning Association was incorporated as a non profit society.
The name changed to Centra Cam Vocational Training Association. It was at this time Centra Cam started accepting clients.
Until this time, Centra Cam operated out of rented facilities. June 9, 1983 the doors were opened to a new facility that was made possible through the generosity of the community and service groups of Camrose and surrounding area.
Services changed from sheltered workshop approach to a community focus.
Through a partnership with the City of Camrose and Alberta Environmental Action on Waste Program, the Recycle with Centra Cam Depot was built. Expansion of Recycling Depot 2008
To provide better access for clients, Camrose Employment Services was moved downtown.
With changes to the client services, came changes to Centra Cam’s production areas. The commercial laundry discontinued March 1996.
Centra Cam expanded it’s programs to include the Emergency Clothing and Furniture Depot (ECFD).
Centra Cam Custom Projects moved to a new facility August 2005 and Camrose Employment Services moved back to main facility .
July 4, 2006 Centra Cam opened the doors of it’s new Outlet Store where nonessential donations made to ECFD are sold to help pay for the costs of providing this community service.
Through donations, grants and the hard work of clients, staff, board members and volunteers the main facility was renovated.