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Camrose & Area Adult Learning Council
Contact Diane McLaren (Executive Director) Address #7, 5000 - 51 Ave. Camrose T4V 0V6 Phone 780-672-8754 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camroselearning.com Fee Mostly free. Some courses have a fee, but fee reduction is available upon need. Community Camrose Description
Literacy and academic assessment to assistance and develop a Learning Plan. Career Planning and Resume Writing Workshops. Develop your skills online or in our classroom in the areas of reading comprehension, writing, math, basic computer. Prepare to write your GED exam or the Trades Entrance Exam.
English Language Training to prepare for the workplace or to write an academic test. We assist adults struggling with language and literacy using “real life” materials and situations they will encounter every day.
LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) English Language program that focuses on improving students’ ability to communicate in real-world situations.
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Camrose & Area Early Childhood Development Coalition
Contact Jolene Doig (Coalition Coordinator) Address 4516 - 54 St. Camrose AB T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri. Description
A provincial project which identifies and develops community assets in support of early child development. The local Coalition, which serves Bashaw & Tofield along with the City and County of Camrose continues to focus on engaging parents and community to better understand and promote the importance of Early Child Development.
Camrose & Area Stroke Recovery Association
Contact Sandra McLay (Peer Support) Phone 780-608-6141 Community Camrose Description
A support group for stroke survivors and caregivers to gain information on therapies, financial issues, driving, recreation, and a time for socializing. Call Sandra @ 780-608-6141 for mtg. schedule.
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Camrose Arts Society
Contact Jane Cherry-Lemire Address 4809 - 52 St. Camrose T4V 1T9 Phone 780-672-9949 Fax 780-608-8740 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.camroseartssociety.ca Community Camrose Description
Camrose Arts Society is a not-for-profit organization that promotes, nurtures and supports the arts for the enrichment of community life. Arts and recreation classes and workshops for preschool – adult (2 sessions/year), Jan. – June & Sept. – Oct. Also offers Creative Arts Summer Program.
Camrose Association for Community Living
Contact Esther McDonald (CEO) Address 4604 - 57 St. Camrose T4V 2E7 Phone 780-672-0257 Fax 780-672-7484 email@example.com Website www.cafcl.org Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch) Community Camrose Description
A community focused organization providing services to people to develop skills and quality of life. We serve people with disabilities, acquired brain injury and families at risk. Programs include: Family Support provides 1 to 1 support to families who have children with special health and developmental concerns. Support ranges from transitional planning, funding, advocating, listening, providing resources, referrals and problem solving. Jobs4Youth – provides job coaching support and employment placement assistance to youth with special health and developmental concerns. Kandu Summer Camp: Children ages 7-17 attend this active, inclusive, recreational summer program in Camrose to learn new skills, explore new interest and meet new friends. Families have peace of mind that staff have skills and expertise to meet the needs of children with special health and development concerns. Leaders-in-Training: youth aged 15 – 24 with special health and developmental concerns work to develop their skills and citizenship, including self-awareness, volunteerism, work experience and community involvement. Residential Program: individuals with disabilities receive the support they require in their home. It is a supervised environment where each person develops skills and builds quality of life. Support Homes: private home providers are contracted to provide unique living options. Ranging from room and board, an independent living suite, or living in an apartment with a roommate, the Home Provider provides support to the individual as needed. Outreach: supports individuals to live as independently as possible. Individuals may live in their own home or apartment or with a family member. Support staff helps with certain areas of daily living (e.g., medical, budgeting, meal planning, etc.). MORE: Provides meaningful activities during the day for adults with disabilities who are not seeking employment. Activities range from recreational, educational, social, etc. Rose Club: This member driven club is for adults with disabilities to socialize, learn new things, and enjoy quality activities together.
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Camrose Boys & Girls Club
Contact Rees James (Executive Director) Address 4516 - 54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-8004 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camroseboysandgirlsclub.ca Hours See www.camroseboysandgirlsclub.ca Fee See www.camroseboysandgirlsclub.ca Community Camrose Description
Provides a wide variety of social, recreational, educational and leadership programs for children and youth grades 1 – 12. Provides volunteer opportunities for youth grades 6 and up. Like us on Facebook.
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Camrose Children’s Centre
Contact Ashley Bushell (Executive Director) Address 4304 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y2 Phone 780-672-0131 Fax 780-672-0133 email@example.com Website http://www.camrosechildrencentre.com Hours Open Monday to Friday; 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Saturday 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Provides accredited, licensed child care to children 1 year to 12 years of age, including Day Care, Day Home, Out of School Care programs. Family Day Homes are able to accommodate parents’ childcare needs with flexible hours. The Camrose Children’s Centre is an ELCC site which provides $25/day childcare for the Day Care Centre.
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Camrose Christian Home Educators
Contact Nichole Bishp (Homeschool Moms) Address Camrose Phone 780-781-6955 firstname.lastname@example.org Community Camrose Description
Home-school families meet for various activities such as sports (volleyball, basketball, badminton, skating & hockey), music (choir & musicals), field trips (fire station, Ukrainian Village, etc.) guest speakers & just enjoying each other’s company. Like us on Facebook.
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Camrose Community Connections
Contact Gerry McCracken Address Box 1232 Camrose T4V 1X2 Phone 780-678-0814 Fax 780-672-4013 email@example.com Fee Vary with service Description
In home family support. Services and support affiliated with Family Support for children with disabilities.
Information & Referral
Camrose & District Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Information Services
Contact Sharon Anderson (Executive Director) Address 5402-48 Ave. Bill Fowler Centre Camrose T4V 0J7 Phone 780-672-4217 / 780-679-0064 Fax 780-672-1059 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosechamber.ca Hours Sept. long weekend to May long weekend, Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; May long weekend to Sept. long weekend, Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Fee Call 780-672-4217 for membership application. Description
Promoting a proud and prosperous business community. Provides year-round tourist information services. Camrose souvenirs available.
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Camrose & District Family Thrift Shop
Contact Horst Schreiber (President) Address 5006-50 Ave Camrose T4V 0S5 Phone 780-608-1544; Store: 780-672-5027 Hours Tues.- Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Provides used clothing and miscellaneous household items at a reasonable cost. Supports non-profit organizations and special personal needs. Each request is dealt with on its own merits. Donations may be left at the store during business hours only.
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CAMROSE & DISTRICT HOME SUPPORT SOCIETY
Contact Maria Lobreau Address #3, Community Centre, 4516-54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefcss.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee Sliding scale based on income $16.00 - $20.00/hour. Community Camrose Description
Provides experienced Home Support workers to assist individuals and families with homemaking, shopping, meal preparation and emotional support. We serve those who are socially isolated with insufficient support systems; individuals who are frail and/or confused and families under stresses such as illness (physical or mental), or parenting difficulties. These services are meant to be preventative and supportive in nature.
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Camrose & District Ministerial Association
Contact Mary Ann Pastuck Address Camrose Phone 780-608-6103 firstname.lastname@example.org Community Camrose Description
Composed of ministers of Camrose and area churches. Pastoral counselling services available through several churches.
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Camrose & District Pre-School Society
Contact Maria Lobreau (Program Director) Address #3, 4516 - 54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefcss.ca Hours Classes are 1/week for 3 yr. olds and 2/week for 4 yr. olds. Fee $48/month for 3 year olds; $90/month for 4 year olds Community Camrose Description
Licensed program which provides a nurturing and stimulating atmosphere to promote the use of a child’s most important learning tool – meaningful play. Activities include theme/letters of the month, arts & crafts, gym and outdoor activities, interactive reading & field trips.
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Camrose & District Senior Centre Society
Contact Ragnar Gilason (President) Address 5415 - 49 Ave. Camrose T4V 0N6 Phone 780-672-7022 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.camroseseniorcentre.com Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for activities. Office is open Mon. - Fri., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Community Camrose Description
A recreational centre for seniors 50+ years is located within the Mirror Lake Centre. Up to 19 recreational clubs offering a wide selection of interest for every lifestyle from friendly card games and tournaments, scrabble, competitive floor games, pool, table tennis, and dance. The Camrose & District Handivan operation is also located at the Mirror Lake Centre.
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Camrose & District Support Services
Contact Margaret Holliston (Executive Director) Address #3, 4516 - 54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefcss.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Community Camrose Description
An FCSS program with a mandate to invest in preventative social services as funds permit, CDSS provides comprehensive information and referral support to residents of Camrose, Camrose County and the Villages of Bawlf, Bittern Lake, Edberg, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes and Rosalind. In addition, CDSS hosts Camrose Interagency and Camrose Seniors Coalition, and houses, operates and/or funds ten specific programs within the CDSS service area.
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Camrose & District Victim Services Society
Contact Michelle Hauser or Danielle Beeson Address 6220 - 48 Ave Camrose T4V 0K6 Phone 780-672-4570 firstname.lastname@example.org Community Camrose Description
Provides support, information and referral to victims of crime and trauma in partnership with Camrose Police Service and Camrose RCMP.
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CAMROSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE – A PARENT LINK CENTRE
Contact Laurie Jansen (Director) Address #3, 4516 - 54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefrc.com Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday & Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to programming. Call for information for downtown location hours. Community Camrose Description
Includes: Indoor Playground, Play Groups, Resource Library, Triple P Parenting Program, P.L.A.Y. van for rural outreach, Family Support Services, Welcome to Parenting. Provides formal & informal educational programs for parents, children and families to strengthen and support the family unit. CFRCA is a program of CDSS.
Home Support Services
CAMROSE MEALS ON WHEELS
Contact Maria Lobreau (Program Director) Address #3, Community Centre, 4516-54 St. Camrose T4V 4W7 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosefcss.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee Hot meals are $9.00/meal. Frozen meals are $8.00/meal. Description
a) Hot Meal Program – Nutritious meals delivered during noon hour, prepared by the dietary staff at Brookside Kitchen (The Bethany Group), delivered to your door by volunteers. Meal consists of soup or salad, main course and dessert. Meals can be ordered up to 5 days/week to suit each client (including statutory holidays). Delivery to City of Camrose residents only.
b) Frozen Food Program – Meals prepared without additives or preservatives. Delivery arrangements may be made for Camrose residents receiving the hot meal program. Delivery to village and county residents by arrangement. Contact Program Director.
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CAMROSE POLICE SERVICE
Contact Mark Neufeld (Chief of Police) Address 6220 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 0K6 Phone 780-672-4444 (911 - Emergencies Only) Fax 780-672-2929 email@example.com Website www.camrosepoliceservice.ca Description
Members of the Camrose Police Service are trained and dedicated professionals who are responsible for serving the public and providing quality police and public safety services on a 24/7/365 basis. We are committed to community needs as we pursue our mission of “public safety through policing excellence”.
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Camrose Police Services
Address 6220 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 0K6 Phone 911 (Emergencies Only) 780-672-4444 Website www.camrosepoliceservice.ca Hours 24 hour service Description
Assess & respond to all types of emergencies within City of Camrose.
Camrose Pride Community
Contact Wayne Wilson or Gus Belcourt (Co-Chairs) Phone Wayne 780-608-8326; Gus 780-781-7859 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosepride.ca Description
Camrose Pride Community creates safe and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ people and allies in Camrose and area by hosting events, providing education and fostering collaborations. Three regular gatherings per month: Connecting and Planning meeting; Family and Friends support group, and espressOUT, a drop-in/conversation safe space. All gender and sexual diverse folks and allies are welcome. Find us on FaceBook at Camrose Pride Community or visit our website for more information.
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CAMROSE PRIMARY CARE NETWORK
Contact Stacey Strilchuk (Executive Director) Address 4512 - 53 St., Room 1108 Suite 4 Recreation Centre Camrose T4V 4E3 Phone 780-608-4927 Fax 780-608-4931 email@example.com Website http://www.camrosepcn.com Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Description
Care centred around you and led by your family doctor in partnership with other healthcare professionals, the PCN uses a team-based approach to look at your health’s big picture. Programs to help you live healthier include: meetings with a dietitian, chronic illness management, prenatal care, grief and bereavement support, reviewing your medication, balance/falling help, and many others.
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Camrose Psychological Inc.
Contact Pamela Woodman, PhD (Owner, Registered Psychologist #4448) Address Camrose Phone 780-679-5954 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.facebook.com/CamrosePsychological Hours Call for availability. Fee Sliding scale Description
Pamela has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counselling. Pamela has worked over a decade focusing on children and youth. She also works with individuals, couples, and families that have experienced trauma or psychosis. Therapies used include: cognitive-behavioral, trauma-focused, crisis intervention, EMDR, family systems, marriage and couples, narrative, and play/art/sand-tray therapies. Pamela also offers online counselling services.
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Camrose Public Library
Contact Cheryl Hamel (Acting Director) Address 4710 - 50 Avenue Camrose T4V 0R8 Phone 780-672-4214 email@example.com Website http://cpl.prl.ab.ca Hours Mon. - Thurs., 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Fri., 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sat., 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sun., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fee Camrose City Membership is free. County residents are $12.00/family of the same household. Community Camrose Description
CPL is not just books and quiet corners. Visit CPL to borrow multitudes of materials and attend programs that will help you learn, laugh & live. We have: books in print, DVDs, electronic library, physical literacy items, & more. Look for us out in the community, bringing your library to you where you live, work & play.
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Camrose Refugee Centre
Contact Yvonne Myrehaug (Volunteer Coordinator) Address Messiah Lutheran Church 4810 - 50 St. Camrose AB T4V 1P5 Phone 780-781-2846 / 780-679-3727 firstname.lastname@example.org Hours By Appointment Fee No fees. Description
The Camrose Refugeee Centre was established to encourage and facilitate the sponsorship and support of refugees and newcomers to Canada as they become members of the Camrose Community.
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Camrose Women’s Shelter
Address Box 1405 Camrose T4V 1X3 Phone 780-672-1035 (Crisis Line) / 780-679-4975 (Office) Toll Free 1-877-672-1010 Fax 780-679-4999 email@example.com Hours 24 hour service Community Camrose Description
Operates a 22 bed residence, safe place for women and children from Camrose & surrounding communities experiencing domestic violence or crisis. Offers counseling, groups, information & referral support; childcare & in-house school program (grades 1 – 12). Outreach Program supports families transitioning from the shelter to the community &/or assists families who do not want to come to the Shelter but are impacted by domestic violence. Also assists with Aboriginal supports, & provides community presentations on domestic violence for various ages. We offer a program for children and youth affected by domestic violence. The Crisis line 1-877-672-1010 and/or 780-672-1035 offers 24/7 phone support.
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Contact Katelyn Kelly (Leader) Address Camrose Phone 780-672-9389 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.lllc.ca Hours Please call for help. Fee None Community Camrose Description
Offers information and encouragement through mother-to-mother support for women interested in breastfeeding and parenting. Accredited volunteer leader available for telephone help. Extensive library on subjects such as pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, weaning, nutrition, parenting and much more.
CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES BLOOD DONOR CLINICS
Toll Free 1-888-236-6283 (info & appointments) Website www.blood.ca Hours Clinic times are advertised in the local media. Description
Days and location advertised in local media. Call Lorna McCallum 780-672-8813 for more information.
Canadian Cancer Society
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Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute
Contact Dean Rostad (President) Address 4837 - 52 A St. Camrose T4V 1W5 Phone 780-672-4454 Fax 780-672-4455 email@example.com Website www.clbi.edu Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Post-secondary education, Biblical teaching, Christian community life, Lutheran theology courses, contemporary Christian studies, Discipleship training, Christian leadership development, mission experiences. Biblical Studies Certificate (1yr.); Christian Leadership Diploma (2 yrs.)
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CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION EAST CENTRAL REGION
Contact Colleen Swanson (Executive Director) Address 4711 - 51 Ave. Camrose T4V 0V3 Phone 780-672-2570 Fax 780-672-2574 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.cmhacamrose.ca Hours Office: Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Resource Centre: Mon. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Tues. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
A) Shared Living Residential Program for people with severe and persistent mental illness. Tenants are independent and receive peer and staff support.
B) Assertive Outreach provides support to individuals who are not receiving other supports & assists individuals to connect to a support system.
C) Independent Living Support provides continuous support to individuals whose mental illness has resulted in a significant level of disability.
D) Resource Centre provides info about mental illness to clients & families. The centre has a drop-in component. Clients also receive support with housing issues, aid in accessing financial, medical & psychiatric support as needed, emotional support & budgeting support, etc. Free coffee.
E) Individual Support provides supports to persons with both a developmental disability & a mental illness.
F) Caregiver Connections is a weekly drop-in support group for parents and caregivers to those living with mental health concerns.
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Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton, Suicide (24 hr.)
Toll Free 1-800-232-7288 Website http://edmonton.cmha.ca/
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Canadian Red Cross Emergency Management
Contact Amanda de Boer (Emergency Management Coordinator) Address #105, 5301 - 43 St. Red Deer T4N 1C8 Phone 1-403-346-1241 ext. 1107 Toll Free 24 Hour Assistance & Disaster: 1-888-800-6493 Fax 1-403-342-6373 Website www.redcross.ca Hours Mon. - Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.) Description
The Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team may provide emergency food, clothing, accommodation and personal services for up to 72 hours to individuals and families following an assessment, who have been affected by local, small-scale disasters such as a house fire.
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Cancer Patient Navigator – St. Mary’s Hospital
Contact Karen Jans, RN (Nurse Navigator) Address 4607 - 53 St. Camrose AB T4V 1Y5 Phone 780-679-2837 Fax 780-679-2821 Website https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/cancer/cancer.aspx Description
The Cancer Patient Navigator helps guide you through the physical, emotional and financial challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis. Provides information and education, and assists in accessing support services needed.
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CAREER INFORMATION HOTLINE
Phone 1-780-644-9992 Toll Free 1-877-644-9992 email@example.com Website www.alis.alberta.ca Hours Mon.- Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Description
The Career Information Hotline is a telephone and online consulting and referral service related to occupational, educational and training options, job search skills and career transitions. Career Advisors can help with: career planning, job search skills/resources, occupational descriptions, educational options, educational funding options, and e-resume review service.
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Centra Cam Vocational Training Association
Contact Roxanna Skjonsberg (Executive Director) Address P.O Box 1443 Stn. Main Camrose T4V 1X4 Phone 780-672-9995 Fax 780-672-0534 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.centracam.ca Community Camrose Description
A) Community Access: support that promotes the individual with employment barriers, inclusion in community activities and personal development through activities such as arts, education, recreation, community association programs and participation in the volunteer sector (5502 – 46 St., 672-9995, Mon. – Fri.; 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.)
B) Camrose Employment Services: for individuals with employment barriers, pre-employment training, career counselling, employment placement, employment search & maintenance & retention (5502 – 46 St.; 672-9995; Mon. – Fri. 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.)
C) Emergency Clothing and Furniture Depot supplies clothing, furniture and household items to people in need by referral. (4918 – 46 St., 608-1681; Mon. – Sat. 8:30 – 4:00 p.m.). Open to public Tuesday to Saturday 9:30 – 3:30 p.m.
D) Centra Cam Custom Projects: woodworking, pipebunks, custom orders, (5228 – 46 St.; 672-9973; Mon. – Fri. 8:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
E) Centra Cam’s Outlet Store: thrift store; proceeds to support ECFD (4807 – 51 Ave.; 679-0647; Monday – Fri. 10:30 -5:00 p.m.)
F) Recycle with Centra Cam: accepting paper, cardboard, newsprint, clear glass, tin cans, plastic, paint, and e-waste. (4402 – 51 Ave.; 679-4196; Mon. – Sat. 8:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
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Central Region Children’s Services
Address Prevention/Early Intervention: 5005 - 49 St. T4V 1N5; Child Intervention Services 4867-50 St. T4V 1P6 Camrose Phone Intervention Services - 780-608-1800; Prevention/Early Intervention - 403-341-8642 Toll Free Toll Free: 310-0000, then 780-608-1800 Fax 780-672-7538 Website www.alberta.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed noon - 1:00 p.m.; however phone answered for intakes). Closed on Stat Holidays. Description
Children’s Services focuses on early intervention, child development and delivering supports and services to children, youth and families. The ministry works to ensure that children and youth have the tools they need to thrive in healthy families and communities.
A) Prevention Services – working with others to help children grow and develop to meet their fullest potential. Supports include child care licensing, parent education & awareness, family coaching, etc.
B) Early Intervention Services – meeting the identified needs of vulnerable children & families.
C) Child Intervention – responding to concerns about the safety and well-being of children and youth. Under the Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act staff conduct the day-to-day business of child intervention, foster care, adoptions, and kinship care.
Reporting Child Abuse: If you are concerned for the safety and well-being of a child in Alberta, please contact the Camrose office at 780-608-1800 (toll free service dial, 310-0000 first) or call the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS) to speak with a caseworker.
Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta
Address Edmonton Phone 780-451-8764 Fax 780-451-2341 email@example.com Website www.cplea.ca Description
Non profit group comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, librarians, teachers and web specialists who provide resources for teaching people about the law. Does not provide legal advice.
Centre for Restorative Mental Health
Contact Kendell Banack, PhD, Registered Psychologist Address #3, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-781-8980 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.crmh.ca Hours Please email for availability. Fee Sliding fee scale. Description
Kendell offers compassionate individual, couples, and family therapy. She holds a PhD in Counselling Psychology and has over 9 years of experience working with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress, and relationship issues. While she has received training in emotional-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness, Kendall’s overall approach is integrative which allows her to flexibly respond to the needs of her clients. In-person and online therapy is available.
Charlene Irvine Counselling Services, CCC.
Contact Charlene Irvine (Certified Canadian Counsellor) Address #203, 4917 - 50 Ave. Camrose AB T4V 0S2 Phone 780-281-0541 Hours By appointment only Description
Individual, family and couple counselling services. Certified Canadian Counsellor.
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Child Abuse Hotline
Toll Free 1-800-638-0715 Website http://humanservices.alberta.ca/abuse-bullying/14841.html Hours 24 Hours Description
Call if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian.
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City of Camrose Public Transportation
Website www.camrose.ca Description
a) The Camrose Community Bus is operated by the Rose City Handivan Society and runs a fixed route Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Visit “The City of Camrose Website” for the route map.
b) Taxi Tokens are distributed by various local organizations within the City of Camrose.
c) The Camrose Connector runs Monday – Friday, three times a day from Camrose to Edmonton and return. Check the City website for more information about each program, found under “Living Here” on the homepage.
COMMUNITY COUNSELLING CENTRE
Contact Susan Anderson (Therapist & Co-Director) Address #202, 10534 - 124 St. Edmonton T5N 1S1 Phone 780-482-3711 / 780-212-7872 Fax 780-488-9407 email@example.com Website www.edmonton.cmha.ca Hours Flexible daytime /evening hrs. Mon. - Sat. Fee Sliding fee schedule from $120/hour and lower. Description
Counsellors & therapists provide individual, couple and family counselling. Fees based on generous sliding fee scale to make quality counselling affordable for our new clients. Sessions for new clients are available usually within a week of intake. Counsellors have expertise in: Bereavement support, Suicide prevention and recovery counselling, EMDR, Hypnotherapy, Trauma-Informed therapy, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, PTSD, Family Violence, Concurrent Disorders, Focusing-Oriented Therapy, and Spiritual Development. Also provide marriage preparation and enrichment programs.
Address 5600 - 44 Ave. (Office Location) Camrose Phone 780-672-9195 Description
For City of Camrose Community Services visit www.camrose.ca.
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COMMUNITY SOCIAL HOUSING/AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Contact Lisa Adamson Address 4612 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y6 Phone 780-679-2002 Fax 780-679-3054 Website www.thebethanygroup.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - noon; 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
Provides subsidized rental housing for low-to-moderate income families, seniors and individuals. Applicants are assessed for eligibility based on need.
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Connecting In Spirit
Contact Trena Anderson Address 17522 Hyw 26 Camrose Phone 780-608-0176 firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.connectinginspirit.com/ Community Camrose Description
Offers a variety of alternative holistic health methods, natural products, and tools to assist with the daily stresses and challenges life offers. Sessions include Equine Therapy, hands on body manipulation techniques (Access Bars & ESSE), and Intuitive/Awareness development and education.
Phone Bethany Meadows 780-679-1000; Louise Jensen 780-679-3097 Fax 780-679-2001 (LJ) 780-679-1020 (BM) Website www.thebethanygroup.ca Hours Regular Business Hours Description
Care is provided for people with complex health needs who are unable to remain at home or in supportive living and require scheduled 24-hour RN care. The Bethany Group offers a warm and friendly environment with a variety of social and recreational programs at Bethany Meadows and Louise Jensen Care Centre.
CORRECTIONAL SERVICES DIVISION AB Justice & Solicitor General
Address 5210-49 Ave. Camrose T4V 3Y2 Phone 780-679-1234 Toll Free 310-0000 then (780) 679-1234 Fax 780-679-1227 Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
Provides supervision for individuals referred by the court and jail. Administers various programs offered by the Alberta Solicitor General’s Department, i.e., Extra-judicial Sanctions Program, Probation and Fine Option.
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Country Counselling Services
Contact Erinn Baily-Sawatzky, MACP, R.C.C., CFTP, MHIMCP Phone 780-678-9796 Fax 780-628-0799 email@example.com Website www.countrycounselling.com Hours Some daytime during the week; flexible evening hours Mon. - Fri.; weekend hours available. Fee Please inquire. Private health insurance may assist with fees. Description
Traditional counselling, non-traditional setting in a private country office just a few minutes south of Camrose. Adolescents (ages 11 plus), adults, couples, or group counselling. Masters level Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Family Trauma professional and Mental Health Integrative Medicine Certified Provider. Additional specialty services include Clinical Hypnosis, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Integrative Medicine consults. Please inquire for more information.
COVENANT HEALTH ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY UNIT
Address 4607 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y5 Phone 780-679-6131 Fax 780-679-6139 Website https://www.covenanthealth.ca/hospitals-care-centres/st-marys-hospital Fee Costs are covered by Alberta Health Care. Please bring your card with you. Description
Offers a full range of Psychiatric Services including: Individual Psychotherapy Sessions, Assertiveness Training, Communication Skills, Stress Management, MAP (Management of Anxiety Panic), Schizophrenia Program. Access to outpatient services is by referral. Call 780-679-6131 for information.
Crisis Text Line
Phone Text HOME to 686868 Website https://www.crisistextline.ca/ Description
Crisis Text Line, powered by Kids Help Phone, is a free, 24/7 support connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Responders. Free nationwide texting. For response time/further details visit their website at https://www.crisistextline.ca/.
CROSSROADS DAY PROGRAM
Contact Tena Lansing (Coordinator) Address 4612 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y6 Phone 780-679-3045/780-679-3046 Fax 780-679-3071 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.thebethanygroup.ca Description
Provides social programs for older adults with chronic disease &/or disability who are living in the community. Serves people with memory impairment &/or chronic health problems. Offers socialization leisure activities.