Need Support? 

We're here to help. Check out these resources in the community. 

Help with School

Help with Food and Housing

Mental Health Support

Help with Health

Emergency Help

Help Staying Connected

General Supports

Alberta Health Services

Help with addictions and mental health information.

Health Link: 811 (24hrs/7days a week)

Addictions Helpline: 1-866-332-2322 (24/7)

Mental Health Helpline: 1-877-303-2642 (24/7)

albertahealthservices.ca

Children's Services Sherwood Park Office

Help with child protection/can't be or don't feel safe at home/family support. 

780-467-5195 www.alberta.ca/ministry-childrens-services.aspx

Strathcona County Family and Community Services

780-464-4044

Counselling Services: free, no appointment, counselling services. strathcona.ca/counselling

Navigation: one-on-one information on programs and services. strathcona.ca/navigation 

RCMP Non-Emergency

Administration: 780-467-7749

General Line: 780-467-7741

strathcona.ca/rcmp

Help with School

Alberta Education

Help completing high school. 

310-0000 education.alberta.ca

BGS Edmonton

Help with jobs, school upgrading.

780-425-6655 https://www.bgscareerventures.com/youth-services/

Elk Island Public School

Help with school supplies and information on tutoring. 

780-464-3477 eips.ca

Elk Island Catholic Schools

Help with school supplies and information on tutoring. 

780-467-8896 eics.ab.ca

Student Aid Alberta

Are you attending or planning to attend post secondary in the Fall of 2022, and are unsure about the costs associated? You can learn more about student financial support here: https://studentaid.alberta.ca.

1-855-606-2096

Mental Health Support

Kids Help Phone

Advice and support line, free to download Always There app. 

1-800-668-6868 (4am-midnight) kidshelpphone.ca

Calgary Connect Teen

Open to all teens. Confidential peer support service for youth in Calgary and area 

Text: 587-333-2724 

Mon-Fri: 3am - 10pm

Sat & Sun: 12am - 10pm

Online Chat: https://calgaryconnecteen.com

Mon-Fri: 3am - 10pm

Sat & Sun: 12am - 10pm

Email: connecteen@distresscentre.com

YouthSpace

Advice, emotional support, crisis response, and ASIST Suicide First Aid.

Text: 780-783-0177 (7pm-1am MST) 

Online chat: youthspace.ca

Drop-In Single-Session Counselling

 Free drop-in services are available Tuesdays 10:00AM - 4:00PM (last appointment at 3:00 PM) on a first come, first served basis.

 780.423.1635

https://johnhoward.org/programs-services/drop-in-single-session-counselling/

Emergency Support and 24 Hour Numbers

A Safe Place

Help with family violence.

780-464-7233 asafeplace.ca

Bully Helpline

1-888-456-2323 

bullyfreealberta.ca

Mental Health Crisis Team for Children and Youth

PADIS: Poison and Drug Information Service

Alcohol and drug information.

1-800-332-1414 

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/page11975.aspx

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

https://www.sace.ca

780-423-4121

Trans Life Line

18hr support line for transgender youth. 

877-330-6366

 translifeline.org

Mon-Sun: 9am-3am

Help with Food and Housing

Strathcona Food Bank

Help with food and personal care items.

780-449-6413 strathconafoodbank.ca

NOVA- Edmonton John Howard Society

NOVA is a voluntary 20 bed harm reduction focused supported living environment for youth ages 16-24 who are experiencing homelessness. 

780-422-2018 https://johnhoward.org/programs-services/nova/

Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS)

 

780-468-7070 

yess.org

Youth Housing First- Edmonton John Howard Society

Help with Health

Alberta Child Health Benefit

Free health services for low-income families.

780-427-6848 https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-child-health-benefit.aspx

Birth Control Centre

Counselling, contraceptives, sexual health related testing. 

780-735-0010 https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/findhealth/Service.aspx?id=5884

Health for Two

Strathcona County Health Centre Information, milk coupons, vitamins.

780-735-3008 https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/findhealth/Service.aspx?id=5807

NAIT Dental Clinic

 

Provides low cost dental services for ages 7-17yrs old. 

780-471-7786 nait.ca/66693.htm

STI Clinic (East Edmonton)

 

Free confidential testing, referrals. Four locations. 

780-342-4733 https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/eehc/Page16101.aspx

University of Alberta Dentistry Clinic

Help Staying Connected

Boys and Girls Club of Strathcona County

Low-cost/free activities.

780-416-1500 https://www.scbgc.com

Transit Link

780-464-7433 strathcona.ca/transit

Strathcona County Family and Community Services

Recreation and transit subsidies available to eligible applicants, may require permission. 

780-464-4044 strathcona.ca/fcs

Strathcona County Library

 

Free internet and computer access.

780-410-8600 https://www.sclibrary.ca

The altView Foundation

 

Gender variant and sexual minorities.

780-666-5428 altview.ca

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