If you are in immediate danger or an emergency, please call 9-1-1.
These list provides phone numbers and websites about the following areas:
- Health Link (24 hours)
Advice and information provided by registered nurses.
- Poison Control (24 hours)
- Strathcona Health Centre
Health services for individuals, children and families including community health nursing, immunization services, dental health, speech and language services and neurodevelopmental assessments.
Mental Health Crisis Helpline (24 hours)
Provides mental health assessment and treatment to infants, preschoolers and school age children.
Mental Health and Addictions
Strathcona County Hospital
9000 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park
Abuse or violence (emotional, physical, financial, sexual)
- Child Abuse Hotline (24 hours)
If you know of or see child abuse, you must report it by law.
- A Safe Place (24 hours)
24-hour crisis line: 780-464-7233
Up to 21 days free accommodation, support and services for women and children experiencing domestic violence.
- Kids Kottage (24 hours)
Crisis line: 780-944-2888
Free emergency care for children up to age 11 for families experiencing crisis. Up to 72 hours care and follow-up support and programs.
- Provincial Abuse Helpline
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Report child or adult abuse or neglect. Support, resources, services and referrals.
- SAFFRON Sexual Assault Centre, Strathcona County
Counselling for people of all ages impacted by sexual assault, abuse or violence, including individual, play, group and art therapy. Sliding scale fees.
- Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (24 hours)
24 hour crisis intervention and free, trauma-informed counselling, court support, diversity and inclusion, and public education services for victims (3+) of sexual assault and their families.
- Victim Services (24 hours)
Support and referrals for victims, families, individuals and witnesses of crimes and trauma.Victim Services
- Family Violence Information Line (24 hours)
Toll free 780-310-1818
- Bullying Help Line (24 hours)
Providing support and resources for people being bullied or witnessing bullying.
Drugs and alcohol
- Alberta Health Services (24 hours)
24 hour crisis line dealing with alcohol, drugs, gambling and tobacco.
Food and nutrition
- Strathcona Food Bank
Providing food hampers to Strathcona County residents in need.
- WECAN Food Basket
Provides three cuts of fresh meat, three kinds of seasonal fruit and three kinds of seasonal veggies for $25 ($10 for produce, $15 for meat).This service is for anyone and is a significant discount from major grocery stores.
- Canada Food Banks
Provides food hampers to those in need.
Pregnancy and parenting
- La Leche League
Breastfeeding information and support.
- Terra Centre for Pregnant and Parenting Teens
Free confidential programs and services for pregnant and parenting mothers and fathers.
- New Moms Network
New Moms Network
Sessions for women to connect with other new moms and learn about their child's health and development. Available in Edmonton and the surrounding communities.
- Strathcona County Parent Link
Provides parent education, programs, family support, early learning, information and referral services for families with children 0 to 6 years old.
- Family Support for Children with Disabilities
Strengthen families' abilities to promote your child's healthy development and activity participation.
- Early Childhood Intervention Program
Strathcona County Early Intervention Program
Alberta Health Services Information
Provides support ,education and information to families of children with developmental concerns or disabilities, including attention, movement, feeding, speech, hearing and interaction with others.
- Robin Hood Association
Home-based, family-centered support services for families with a child experiencing delays in development.
Income, benefits and subsidies
- Alberta Child Health Benefit
Alberta Child Health Benefit
Benefits covering children's health expenses for families with low incomes.
- Emergency Income Support Contact Centre (24 hours)
Help in emergencies for basic needs like food, clothing, shelter and transportation.
- Recreation Access Program (Everybody Gets to Play)
Everybody Gets to Play
Increasing access to recreation services for residents who have a limited income, with opportunities for drop-in and registered programs.
- Alberta Supports
Working together to support you and your family. Information and application for programs, support and services.Alberta Supports
- Strathcona County Family and Community Services
Providing a variety of services for individuals and families, including counselling, subsidized transit and recreation, support, programs and more.Affordable services
- Strathcona County Community Mediation Society
Mediated conflict resolution for Strathcona County residents.
- Legal Aid Alberta
Legal services at reduced cost to low-income persons in need of assistance with legal matters.
- McMan Youth Family and Community Services Association
Providing family intervention, foster care, group care, family counselling, mediation, parenting groups, homes visits, family education and support to get you where you want to be.
Affordable, gently-used clothing and merchandise.
- County Clothes-Line
Affordable, gently-used clothing and merchandise.