The organization behind the Rural Way is the Western Rocky View Communities Development Society (CDS). The Rural Way is a program of CDS that provides a way to engage the community in responding to rural aging needs.
The Communities Development Society (CDS) is a not for profit charitable society that supports grassroots community development in rural communities. They:
- Facilitate community conversations to identify community strengths, resources, issues and concerns,
- Assist in developing plans for local solutions and strategies, and
- Promote community collaboration and coordination.
Vision: “Resilient, connected rural communities”
Mission: “We assist rural communities to engage and connect for an enhanced quality of life”