Additional Community Resources
Addiction Help Line (Alberta Health Services) 1.866.332.2322
Provides 24/7 confidential support, information and referral services for individuals dealing with addictions.
Calgary and Area Addictions Services: http://www.calgaryaddiction.com/
Chronic Pain and Illness
The Arthritis Society www.arthritis.ca
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome www.fm-cfs.ca
Chronic Pain Association of Canada www.chronicpaincanada.com
Family Services for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)
Calgary Disability Services
Intake line: 403-297-6022
General phone: 403-291-7971
300S, 8500 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary AB T2H 2N1
Emergency Shelters in Calgary
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter
YW Sheriff King Home
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
Provides culturally diverse supportive services and counselling focused on the unique concerns of immigrant and refugee women, girls and their families.
Centre for Newcomers
Provides support to help newcomers learn English, build a new community, and start a new career. Provides programs for immigrants from LGBTQ+ community.
Immigrant Services Calgary
Provides translation and interpretation services and support for settlement and integration, family-focused interventions, career and employment.
Grief and Loss
Alberta Health Services – Grief Support Program
Provides individual and group grief counselling.
The Compassionate Friends of Canada
Provides peer support for those dealing with the death of a child.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Calgary
P: 403.265.SIDS (7437)
Provides peer support for those who lost a child to SIDS.
Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary
Dedicated to providing support for families and children, including accessing housing, cultural and spiritual care, pursuit of education and skills training, and building community.
Métis Calgary Family Services
Dedicated to supporting healthy development for urban indigenous children and families in Calgary
Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth
Committed to providing youth-oriented programs encouraging indigenous children to explore, enjoy and reach their utmost potential in ways that are respectful of their culture and identity.
Centre for Sexuality
Committed to providing support, education, and programs regarding sexuality, sexual health, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Calgary Trans Hub
Provides helpful information and links for individuals in the trans and gender diverse communities and their allies.
Committed to providing support and community for a gender and sexually diverse community. Youth program available for individuals 13 to 18 years old.
Skipping Stone Foundation
Dedicated to reducing barriers and providing information and support for trans and gender diverse youth and their families.
Separation and Divorce
Catholic Pastoral Centre
120 17th Avenue SW
Free 15-week peer-support program for individuals going through separation or divorce.
Parenting After Separation
Free 6-hour program designed to help parents understand the impact of divorce on their children.
Focus on Communication in Separation
Free two-part group workshop offered by Alberta Family Law Information Centres to help parents going through separation or divorce to communicate effectively with one another.
Children of Divorce Program
10-week program to help children and parents adjust to changes resulting from separations and divorce. Fees are based on sliding fee scale.
For additional social and community services, please contact 211
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