Additional resources

In this section

In this section

Additional resources

Resources available 24 hours a day

  • Health Link
    811
    www.myhealth.alberta.ca
    Advice and information provided by registered nurses.

  • Poison Control
    1-800-332-1414

  • Child Abuse Hotline
    1-800-387-5437
    www.humanservices.alberta.ca

  • Mental Health Crisis Helpline
    1-877-303-2642

  • A Safe Place
    780-464-7232
    www.asafeplace.ca
    Short term accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic violence on a 24 hour basis.

  • Kids Kottage
    780-448-1752
    www.kidskottage.org
    Short term care during times of crisis.

  • Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
    780-423-4121
    24 hour crisis intervention. Emotional support to victims of sexual assault and their families.

  • AADAC Helpline
    1-866-332-2322
    www.albertahealthservices.ca
    24 hour crisis line dealing with alcohol, drugs, gambling and tobacco.

  • Bullying Help Line
    1-888-456-2323
    www.bullyfreealberta.ca
    Providing support and resources

  • Income Support Contact Centre
    1-866-644-5135
    Provides general information about income support programs and services. Referral information available.

  • Victim Services
    780-449-0153

  • Family Violence Information Line
    Toll free 780-310-1818

Resources available with a few weeks notice

  • Alberta Child Health Benefit
    780-427-6848
    www.hre.gov.ab.ca/echb
    Health benefit plan for child in low-income families.

  • La Leche League
    780-478-0507
    www.lllc.ca
    Breast feeding information and support.

  • Information and Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County
    780-464-4242
    www.ivcstrathcona.org
    Connection to the resources you need to be informed and involved in our community.

  • Strathcona County Family and Community Services
    780-464-4044
    Provides a variety of counselling, educational and information services to individuals and families.

  • County Clothes Line
    780-464-7786
    www.countyclothes-line.com
    Quality used clothing and merchandise.

  • Food Bank
    780-449-6413
    www.foodbankscanada.ca
    Provides food hampers to those in need.

  • CASA
    780-400-2270
    www.casaservices.org
    Provides mental health assessment and treatment to infants, preschoolers and school age children.

  • Recreation Access Program
    780-464-4044
    Program is designed to improve access to basic recreation services for those residents who have a limited income.

  • Terra Centre for Pregnant and Parenting Teens
    780-428-3772
    http://terracentre.ca
    Free confidential programs and services for pregnant and parenting mothers and fathers.

  • Robin Hood Association
    780-467-7140
    http://robinhoodassoc.com
    Home-based, family-centered support services for families with a child experiencing delays in development.

  • Strathcona Health Centre
    780-342-4600
    www.albertahealthservices.ca
    Health bases services to individuals, children and families including community health nursing, immunization services, dental health, speech and language services, neurodevelopmental assessments.

  • WECAN Food Basket
    780-416-6730

    WECAN Food Basket society provides three cuts of fresh meat, three kinds of fresh fruit and three cuts of meat for $25 ($10 for produce, $15 for meat).This service is for anyone and is a significant discount from major grocery stores.

  • Alberta Supports 1-877-644-9992
    Working together to support you and your family. Information about program and services available.

  • Strathcona County Community Mediation Society
    780-464-8445 Mediated conflict resolution for Strathcona County residents.

  • Legal Aid Alberta
    1-866-845-3425
    www.legalaid.ab.ca
    Legal services at reduced cost to low-income persons in need of assistance with legal matters.

Long term resources

  • New Mom's Network
    780-413-7980
    www.albertahealthservices.ca

  • Strathcona County Parent Link
    780-416-6730
    Provides parent education, family support, early learning and care, information and referral services for families with children 0 to 6 years old.

  • Mental Health and Addictions
    Strathcona County Hospital
    9000 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park 
    780-342-3373

  • Family Support for Children with Disabilities
    780-427-4354

  • McMan
    www.mcman.ca
    Family counselling,mediation, parenting groups. Supported home visits, family education.

  • Early Intervention Program
    www.albertahealthservices.ca
    Answers questions about children's behaviour, movement, feeding, speech, play.

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/Alberta Health Services

Last updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Page ID: 40055