Resources

Below is a list of information and resource links, listed alphabetically by topic.

Please feel free to contact us directly as well! We are here to help in any way we can. If we don’t provide the service or program, we will do our best to connect you with someone that does.

ABORTION.

  • Do you have questions? We provide information on abortion procedures and risks. You have the right to make a well-informed decision. Call 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with a client advocate.
  • Have you had an abortion? Our Post Abortion Recovery and Education (PARE) program is highly confidential and available one-on-one or in a group format. Call 403-343-1619 or email PARE@pregnancycare.ca for more information.

ADOPTION.

  • We provide information on adoption, so you can decide if it’s the right choice for you. Call 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with a client advocate.

COUNSELLING.

  • We provide one-on-one support and information, in a number of areas. For a full list of services and programs, click here or call us at 403-343-1619. All of our services are free , confidential, and are offered in a safe and non-judgmental environment regardless of age, gender, race, or religion.
  • Shalom Counselling. Individual, couple, and family counselling provided on a sliding scale. Call 403-342-0339. Visit www.shalomcounselling.com.

CRISIS.

  • 49th Street Youth Shelter. 24 hour crisis line: 403-341-3190. Visit bgcreddeer.ca/49thstshelter.
  • Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre. Call 403-340-1124. Visit casasc.ca.
  • Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter (CAWES). 24/7 toll free help-line 1-403-346-5643. Visit cawes.com.

EMPLOYMENT.

  • Alberta Works. Provides information on local job fairs, career workshops, and job-search resources. Call 403-340-5439. Visit humanservices.alberta.ca/services-near-you.
  • Employment Placement and Support Services (EPSS). Provides support and information for those with mental illness and/or disabilities that are unemployed and/or under-employed. Call 403-343-6249. Visit epssreddeer.com/services.

FINANCIAL.

  • AISH. Provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a severe disability. Call 403-340-7077. Visit humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/aish.
  • Employment Income (EI). Provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own, while they look for work or upgrade their skills. Call 1-800-206-7218. Visit servicecanada.gc.ca.
  • Income Support (Alberta Works). Provides financial assistance to Albertans who do not have the resources to meet their basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter. Call 403-340-5485. Visit humanservices.alberta.ca/financial-support.
  • Local Churches. Many local churches may provide financial help and grocery hampers. There is often an application process and some documentation required. For more information, contact us at 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with one of our client advocates.

FOOD / CLOTHING.

  • We have a number of different local agencies that we can connect you with. Contact us at 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with one of our client advocates.

HOUSING.

  • We have a weekly list of local rental properties and we can help you with the forms and documentation required by housing agencies. Contact us at 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with one of our client advocates for more information.
  • 49th Street Youth Shelter. Emergency housing for youth age 12 – 17. Call: 403-341-3190. Visit bgcreddeer.ca/49thstshelter.
  • People’s Place Shelter. Temporary housing for men, women, and families. Call: 403-342-2722. Visit safeharboursociety.org/services/shelter.
  • Women’s Emergency Shelter. Temporary safe accommodations for women and children. Call 346-5643. Visit cawes.com/programs-and-services.

IMMIGRANTS.

  • Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association (CAIWA). Programs and support available to immigrant women. Call 403-341-3553. Visit caiwa.ca.
  • Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE). Programs and supports for new immigrants and refugees. Call 403-346-8818. Visit immigrant-centre.ca/our-services.

LEGAL.

  • Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic. Provides legal advice to individuals who cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for Legal Aid. Call 403-314-9129. Visit communitylegalclinic.net.
  • Child Support Services. Helps parents with limited income get child support agreements or court orders; single parents and parents of blended families that receive Income Support, Alberta Adult Health Benefits, or AISH, are eligible. Call 403-340-7896. Visit humanservices.alberta.ca/financial-support.
  • Legal Aid Alberta. Provides legal aid in civil and criminal matters for people who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer from their own resources. Call 1-866-845-3425. Visit legalaid.ab.ca.
  • Native Counselling Services of Alberta. Provides access to court workers who provide support, counselling, and help with understanding your rights and responsibilities. Services are free and open to everyone. Call 403-347-4377. Visit ncsa.ca.
  • Women’s Outreach. Program provides legal information and referrals to individuals as they navigate through the legal and judicial system. Call 403-347-2480. Visit womensoutreach.ca/services/legal-information-referral.

MEDICAL.

  • We have a list of local doctors and clinics that are taking patients. For more information, contact us at 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with one of our client advocates.
  • Health Link. 24 hours a day, seven days a week telephone health advice and health information service answered by registered nurses. Call 811. Visit albertahealthservices.ca.
  • Primary Care Network. Network of doctors and other health providers such as nurses, dietitians and pharmacists working together to provide primary health care to patients. Call 403-343-9100. Visit reddeerpcn.com.

MENTAL HEALTH.

  • Distress Line (suicide). Call 1-800-784-2433.
  • Mental Health Helpline. Call 1-877-303-2642.
  • Red Deer 49th Street Community Health Centre. Mental health services are available for anyone experiencing mental health or emotional problems. Call 403-340-5466. Visit albertahealthservices.ca.

PARENTING.

  • Aspire. Provides support and services for families who have children with special needs. Call 403-340-2606. Visit aspirespecialneeds.ca.
  • Family Services of Central Alberta. Provides a wide variety of programs and services for parents and families. Call 403-343-6400. Visit fsca.ca.
  • Keys to Young Parenting Program. Free, 10 week, small group program for parents age 25 and under; provides support and education in parenting and life skills. Call us at 403-343-1611 or click here for more information.

PRENATAL.

  • CAPCC Prenatal. Free one-on-one early bird prenatal or  3rd trimester prenatal classes with an RN, for CAPCC clients. Call us at 403-343-1611 for more information or to make an appointment.
  • Central Alberta Doulas. Prenatal classes and support in preparation for childbirth; classes are $150 for the mom-to-be and her support person. Visit yourbirthclasses.com.
  • Johnston Crossing Community Health Centre. Prenatal education program; one time charge includes all classes, fees may be reduced if you qualify as low income. Call 403-356-6300.  Visit albertahealthservices.ca.
  • Pregnancy and Babies. Program provided through the Primary Care Network; one-on-one education with a family nurse, available through your doctor’s office. Call 403-343-9100. Visit reddeerpcn.com/pregnancy-babies.

SEXUAL HEALTH.

  • Sexual Health Clinic. Confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is available for people of all ages. Call 403-346-8336. Visit albertahealthservices.ca.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections – Sexual Health Facts. Disease facts and information from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Visit phac-aspc.gc.ca.
  • Steps to Sexual Health. A 10 week individual program which facilitates restoration and a new perspective for individuals dealing with sexual misuse, trauma, or abuse. Call 403-343-1619 to book an appointment with a client advocate or click here for more information.

Resources Disclaimer:

The above list of referral agencies is intended solely for your convenience. No implied warranty is made concerning the quality of services offered and you should therefore make your own determination for the suitability of any such agency and the services offered by them.

We provide accurate information on all options, we do not provide abortion referrals.

 

If you are an agency that would like to be listed on this page, please contact us at info@pregnancycare.ca.

 

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