Rural Way

Rural Way

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.

The Communities Development Society (CDS):
  • Assist in developing plans for local solutions and strategies, and
  • Facilitate community conversations to identify community strengths, resources, issues and concerns,
  • Promote community collaboration and coordination.


Resilient, connected rural communities


We assist rural communities to engage and connect for an enhanced quality of life