For Ambulance, Fire, Police, Call 9-1-1.
Provides a single point of access to adult addiction and mental health community-based programs in Edmonton.
24/7 crisis support, professional counselling, serving Calgary and southern Alberta.
24/7 Distress Line
Available to young Canadians between 5-29 years old who are seeking 24-hour confidential and anonymous care with professional counsellors.
Online Chat Support
To find social supports and organizations that can help with anything from shoes to food to housing 24/7 call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Alberta, or find a list of resources online at ab.211.ca
Calgary Drop Inn
24/7 emergency shelter and support.
Find a complete list of all shelters for family violence, including women’s emergency shelters, second stage housing, seniors’ emergency shelters, and homelessness including homeless shelters, short-term supportive housing, long-term supportive housing.
Provides 24/7 emergency shelter and support.
Red Deer: 587-819-0015
Inn From the Cold
24/7 emergency shelter and help with housing for families.
For youth 16-24.
24/7 full-service women’s emergency shelter.
Women’s Emergency Accommodation Shelter
Youth Empowerment & Support Service (YESS)
24/7 shelter for youth 15-21 and day programs for youth 15-24.
If you suspect someone is experiencing family violence or abuse, phone:
Alberta Provincial Abuse Helpline
Assistance in more than 100 languages from 7:30 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday.
Child Abuse Hotline
For help 24/7.
Community-based health centre that serves Edmonton’s inner city.
Do you have health concerns about you or your child? Call Health Link and you have options to speak with a variety of health care professionals including registered nurses, dieticians, dementia specialists and mental health and rehabilitation clinicians. They will help determine the best care for your individual situation.
To access Health Link within Alberta, call 8-1-1.
Indigenous Wellness Clinic – Alberta Health Services
The Indigenous Wellness Clinic provides primary care services to Indigenous patients of all ages in the Edmonton zone and surrounding areas. Services include but are not limited to family medicine for all ages; chronic disease management; women’s and gender diverse reproductive health; palliative care; mental health and addictions.
This program provides service to First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis and Inuit clients and their families, to feel comfortable in hospital, make referrals, provide advocacy, and help plan and support a client’s discharge from hospital.
The Women’s Centre for Health
A satellite program of the Boyle McCauley Health Centre. It is staffed by a Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Practical Nurse, and a receptionist providing a walk-in clinic, prenatal care, and STD services to address women’s unique health needs and foster healthy choices and behaviours. The clinic we are provides education on different options of family planning including contraception counselling, prenatal care, support, and education and gynaecological care.
If you are a victim of human trafficking and need immediate assistance, please call your local police service or dial 9-1-1.
To report a human trafficking crime anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).
If this a non-emergency situation, please call 780-474-1104. Free, safe, and confidential response services, coordination of resources and referrals for victims of human trafficking.
Find and apply for services and benefits for work or training, low income, disabilities, personal safety, homelessness, and more.
Income Support Contact Centre
Financial help for Albertans who do not have the resources to meet their basic needs.
Legal Aid Alberta
An Alberta-wide organization that provides affordable legal services in family law, domestic violence, child welfare, immigration, and youth and adult criminal defense.
Available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada who are seeking immediate crisis intervention 24/7.
In Edmonton, the Mental Health Foundation offers Access 24/7 – Addictions and Assessment. The assessment provides a single point of access to adult addiction and mental health community-based programs in Edmonton.
Mental Health Helpline
For mental health advice 24/7.
First Nations and Inuit – If you’re experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, call the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca, 24/7 toll-free.
- Eligible First Nations and Inuit are qualified for 20 hours of counselling each year through Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB), and even more if approved by your psychologist. See Government of Canada’s webpage on Mental Health Counselling Benefits for more information and details about eligibility.
- Please note some communities, such as Bigstone Cree First Nation, do not go through NIHB for mental health benefits. Please contact your band for counselling supports if they are not covered by NIHB.
- Contact First Nation Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) for the most up-to-date list of psychologists in your area. Alberta Region General FNIHB inquiries – 780-495-2694, toll-free 1-800-232-7301.
National Indian Residential School Crisis Line
The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for former Residential School students. You can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling 24-Hour National Crisis Line – 1-866-925-4419.
An online resource for missing persons in Canada.
National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Support Phone Line
There are 14 sexual assault services in Alberta providing specialized and distinct core sexual assault services to individuals, families, and communities across the province of Alberta. Alberta’s one line for sexual violence is available to anyone in Alberta who is looking for support or referrals to specialized sexual assault service providers. Call or text 1-866-403-8000.
Call the Family Violence Info Line if you have experienced family violence. Get help anonymously in more than 170 languages or find other family violence supports.
Clare’s Law (Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence). Any individual who feels at risk of domestic violence can apply to get information about their partners so they can make informed choices about their safety.
This is a free app to help you with your safety and well-being if you have experienced abuse from current or past spouse, partner, boy/girlfriend. Private, secure, personalized, and backed by research.
24-hour Support & Information.
After hours, call 2-1-1 for immediate help.