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  • Transportation

    BASHAW BUS SOCIETY

    Contact Marianne Schroeder
    Address 4909 - 50 St. Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-3631
    Fax 780-372-3951
    Email bdssoffice1@gmail.com
    Hours Call to book rides
    Fee $6 return trip in town. Tues. 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon or as needed for additional fee. Bashaw to Camrose $15.00 return 2nd. & last Thursday.
    Community Bashaw
    Description

    Safe transportation for all ages in the community. Wheelchair accessible. (Chartered transportation available at $30.00/hour, plus 75 cents/km.) 

  • Emergency Services

    BASHAW & DISTRICT FOOD BANK

    Contact Sarah Unsworth (Program Manager)
    Address 4909 - 50 St. Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-4074
    Fax 780-372-3951
    Email bdssoffice1@gmail.com
    Hours Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
    Community Bashaw
    Description

    Christmas Hamper Program and Food Bank.

  • Child & Youth Services

    Bashaw & District Pre-School

    Contact Marci Albers
    Address Box 568 Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-2053 or 780-372-4074
    Fax 780-372-3951
    Email bdsspreschool@gmail.com
    Hours Tue. & Thu., 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Fee $80/month
    Community Bashaw
    Description

    Provides a play based program for children ages 3-5 years to enhance their growth in the areas of social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development. Licensed and qualified staff.  BDSS program – can issue tax receipts.

  • Information & Referral

    BASHAW & DISTRICT SUPPORT SERVICES

    Contact Christine Buelow (Executive Director)
    Address 4909 - 50th Street Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-4074
    Fax 780-372-3951
    Email bdssoffice1@gmail.com
    Website http://fcssaa.org/office/bashaw
    Hours Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Community Bashaw
    Description

    Provides community support to strengthen families and community.  Prevention is the focus and programs depend on volunteerism.  Services are available to all residents of the Town of Bashaw and Division One of Camrose County. BDSS is partially funded by FCSS. We offer: Generations Daycare, Bashaw Preschool, Benevolent Fund, Life Line- referrals, Santa’s Anonymous, Meals on Wheels, Tools for School, Home Support, Walk In Support to residents.

  • Emergency Services

    BASHAW & DISTRICT THRIFT STORE

    Contact Margaret Baier
    Address 5008 - 50th St. Box 568 Bashaw AB T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-3718
    Hours Tue., Thurs., Fri, 10:00 a.m. -.4:00 p.m.
    Description

    Welcomes donations of clean used clothing in good repair and some small miscellaneous items which are then offered for resale at nominal prices.

  • Home Support Services

    BASHAW MEALS ON WHEELS (BDSS)

    Contact Sarah Unsworth (Program Manager)
    Address Box 568, Provincial Building, Main Street; BDSS office. Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-4074
    Fax 780-372-3951
    Email bdssoffice1@gmail.com
    Hours Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Fee $7.00 per meal
    Description

    A hot nutritious noon meal, delivered 5 days per week by volunteers. BDSS Program – can issue tax receipts.

  • Emergency Services

    BASHAW VICTIM SERVICES

    Contact Krista Dubitz (Program Manager)
    Address Box 248 Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-3687/372-3793
    Fax 780-372-2121
    Description

    Provides support, information & referral to victims of crime & trauma. Message can be left @ 780-372-3687 or call the Bashaw RCMP detachment at 780-372-3793.

  • Child & Youth Services

    Bashaw Youth Foundation/Boys & Girls Club

    Contact Angela Richardson (Executive Director)
    Address P.O. Box 255, 4903 - 50 Ave. Bashaw T0B 0H0
    Phone 780-372-4048
    Fax 780-372-3586
    Email bashawyouthfoundation@hotmail.com
    Hours Sept. - June, Mon. - Thurs., 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Summer pre-registered programming. No summer drop-in.
    Fee $20.00/month or $2.00/Drop-In
    Community Bashaw
    Description

    Daily programming: ages 5 – 18 from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Programming includes arts, crafts, music, drama, sports, recreation, volunteering, kids cooking, & outings.

  • Foundations

    Battle River Community Foundation

    Contact Dana Andreassen (Executive Director)
    Address Box 1122 Camrose T4V 4E7
    Phone 780-679-0449
    Fax 780-679-0449
    Email brcfoundation@gmail.com
    Website www.brcf.ca
    Hours By appointment
    Community Camrose
    Description

    Mission is to encourage increased flow of resources to community needs, to create and manage permanent endowment funds to meet those needs, and to respond to emerging needs that come with changing times. Donations are held as endowment funds wherein the capital remains intact and investment income is made available to a broad range of charitable community needs in Camrose and area. Located at 4870 – 50 St.

  • Education & Literacy

    Battle River School Division

    Contact Diane Hutchinson (Director of Communication)
    Address 5402 - 48 A Ave. Camrose T4V 0L3
    Phone 780-672-6131
    Website www.brsd.ab.ca
    Hours Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Community Camrose
    Description

    Operates schools and programs within the City of Camrose, Camrose County, Beaver County and Flagstaff County, including Pre-K, 12 schools, French Immersion, Hockey Academy, online, outreach schools and Hutterite Colony schools, as well as a program for young moms.  The school division also welcomes dozens of International students from across the globe to join our school communities each year.

  • Child & Youth Services

    Bawlf Playschool Society

    Contact Terry-Lynn Sereda
    Address Box 210 Bawlf T0B 0J0
    Phone 780-373-2115 or 780-608-4434 (cell)
    Community Bawlf
    Description

    Playschool provides a safe and stimulating environment where children ages 3-5 years learn through play, crafts, and instruction. Serves children from Bawlf and surrounding communities 2 mornings/week. Out-of-School Program offers after school care for children in K – grade 6, Monday through Friday.  

  • Support Groups

    Bereavement Support Group

    Contact Shelly Dalueg
    Address 4607 - 53 St., St. Mary's Hospital Camrose T4V 1Y5
    Phone 789-679-2793
    Fax 780-679-6139
    Hours There are three eight-week sessions per year. (Depending upon interest.)
    Fee No charge for the course
    Community Camrose
    Description

    If you have recently experienced a death in your family, you know the pain and length of time it takes to recover. This support group will aid in the process.

  • Helplines

    Bullying Helpline

    Toll Free 211 Press 3
    Website www.bullyfreealberta.ca
    Hours 24 Hours
    Description

    Advice or support on bullying.  24/hour/day.