Community Resources

MOUNTAIN VIEW EMERGENCY SHELTER SOCIETY
Box 3931
Olds, AB T4H 1P6
Phone: 403-586-4765
[email protected]

Serving Olds, Sundre, Didsbury, Carstairs and Cremona.

CHINOOK ARCH VICTIMS SERVICES SOCIETY
Phone: Toll Free 1-844-828-4133
Fax: 403-556-1540
c/o Olds RCMP 5110 65 Avenue
Olds, AB T4H 1L8
www.chinookarchvictimsservices.com

Chinook Arch Victims Services is a volunteer non-profit society working in conjunction with the RCMP and the community to provide support, information and referrals to victims of crime and tragedy. It is a regional program, which provides services to residents of Bowden, Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Olds, Sundre, Torrington, Water Valley and the rural areas served by Sundre, Olds, and Didsbury detachments.

ALBERTA CRISIS CENTER
Phone: 1-800-303-2642

CENTRAL ALBERTA WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER
PO Box 561, Red Deer, AB T4N 5G1
Office: 403-346-5643
Fax: 403-341-3510
Toll Free: 1-888-346-5643
www.cawes.com

CENTRAL ALBERTA WOMEN’S OUTREACH
4101 – 54 Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 7G3
Toll Free: 1-866-347-2480
www.womensoutreach.ca

Programs & services to assist those dealing with abuse & having difficulty meeting basic needs.

Monitored Exchange and Safe Visitation Program – a neutral service available to reduce the risk of violence and harassment among estranged family members by ensuring that parents in conflict do not have contact during supervised visits.

Legal Resources

Alberta Law Line
Tel: 403-644-7777
Toll Free: 1-866-845-3425

Aboriginal Legal Aid Services
Siksika Nation Program
(Legal Aid Alberta)
Siksika, AB
Tel: 403-734-5123

Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Victims Services
Tel: 780-427-3460 or dial 310-0000 toll free access
Fax: 780-422-4213
Website: http://www.victims.alberta.ca
Provides a listing of victim service unites throughout Alberta that offer information, support and referrals to victims of crime.

Calgary Legal Guidance
100, 840 – 7th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3G2
Tel: 403-234-9266
Website: www.clg.ab.ca

Emergency Protection Order Program
Edmonton: 780-422-9222
Calgary: 403-355-4868
Or call the Alberta Law Line 1-866-845-3425
Website: http://www.legalaid.ab.ca
Provides free legal information,services, support, help with protection order & court procedures.

Family Mediation – Red Deer
Tel : 403-340-7187 Red Deer
Toll Free 310-0000 (Alberta Rite Line)
Phone this number & ask for Family Mediation in Red Deer

Family Mediation Services
Family Justice Services
Edmonton: 780-427-8343
Calgary: 403-297-6981
Rest of province: 403-340-7187
Dial 310-0000 toll free access (no area code needed)
Website: http://www.albertacourts.ab.ca/familyjusticeservices/

Legal Aid Alberta
Legal Services Centre
Locations can be reached by calling toll free: 1-866-845-3425
Website: http://www.legalaid.ab.ca

Native Counselling Services of Alberta
The Family Court Work Program
10975 – 124th Street
Edmonton, AB T5M 0H9
Tel: 780-451-4002
Website: http://www.ncsa.ca

Public Legal Education Network of Alberta
5520 – 48A Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 3V6
Tel: 403-343-3712

Help Lines & Information

Family Violence Information Line:
310-1818
Website: http://www.familyviolence.alberta.ca

Health Link Alberta:
1-866-408-LINK (5456)
Website: http://www.healthlinkalberta.ca

Legal Aid Alberta:
1-866-845-3425 (Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm)
Website: http://www.legalaid.ab.ca
For information on Emergency Protection Orders, Restraining Orders and Peace Bonds:
Edmonton: 780-422-9222
Calgary: 403-355-4868

DrugRehab.com:
Our mission is to equip people and their families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Website: http://www.drugrehab.com

Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Division
320 Capital Place
9707 – 110th Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9
Tel: 780-482-6576
Website: http://www.cmha.ab.ca/
For information and regional office contact locations visit the website.

Alberta Mental Health Board Crisis Response Team
(after hours Thursday through Monday)
1-877-303-2642
1-800-779-5057 and Alberta Mental Health Help Desk

Mental Health Help Line
(Access thru Olds doctors/hospital) 403-556-3381
Olds Mental Health Liaison – 403-507-8172
Olds Mental Health 403-507-8174

Didsbury Mental Health Clinic
Urgent Care 403-335-7285
1210 – 20th Avenue
Didsbury, Alberta – back entrance to Didsbury Hospital
Intake line call 1-877-652-4700
(Access thru Didsbury doctors/hospital)
403-335-9393 Calls will be triaged.

Mental Health Help Line
(Access thru Sundre doctors/hospital) 403-638-3033
Sundre Mental Health Liaison – Paul Shippy 403-638-6278

Alberta Health Services – Addiction and Mental Health
Addiction Helpline (24 hours toll free)
1-866-332-2322

Suicide Information and Education Services
4101 – 54 Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 7G3
Tel: 403-342-4966
Fax: 403-342-4154

Suicide Prevention Line (24 hours) 1-800-784-2433

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC)
A201, 5212 – 48 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 7C3
Office: 403-340-1124
Fax: 403-340-1163
Toll Free: 1-866-956-1099
Website: http://www.casasc.ca

CANTALK (Call centre for interpreters)
1-800-240-5778
Website: http://www.cantalk.com
Email: [email protected]
How to access the CanTalk interpretation services: Call 1-800-240-5778, provide the CIN # (8112) to the live language service facilitator; make a language request. The caller will then be connected to an interpreter who speaks the victim’s language. Once the call is finished, fill out a CanTalk tracking sheet to be submitted with your quarterly reports.**Or record the information on your activity report so the calls can be added to the statistics reports.