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AB Brain Injury Network
Contact Karen Jenkins (Service Coordinator) Phone 1-403-342-2266 firstname.lastname@example.org Hours Mon. - Fri.; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed 12-1) Description
Aims to support adults and their families experiencing the effects of acquired brain injury. Assists survivors, their families & caregivers to access supports & resources in the community. Serves Camrose & area.
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AB Business Family Institute
Contact Shauna Feth (Executive Director) Address HUB Mall 9007 (location) 3-23 Business Building, U of A Edmonton T6G 2R6 Phone 780-492-0234 or 780-608-5301 email@example.com Website www.uab.ca/abfi Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Description
Offers research-based programs for business families all over Alberta. Specific offerings include succession planning, retirement planning, family leadership, Family Enterprise Advisor Program (FEA Designation,) Financial Literacy programs for teens, multimedia, on-line, electronic newsletter and resource library.
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AB Health Services: Children’s Rehabilitation Services & Coordinated Intake
Contact Kristina Bolze (Administrative Assistant) Address 3rd. Floor, #300, 5015 - 50 Ave. Camrose T4V 3P7 Phone 780-608-8613 Toll Free 1-866-937-7476 Fax 780-608-8648 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Description
Children’s Rehabilitation Services offers Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Audiology services for children under the age of 18. Screening, assessment, treatment and consultation with all disciplines are available. Referrals for services regarding developmental needs can be made by parents, physicians and/or other community professionals, or by accessing the Walk In Clinic, which is usually held the third Tuesday of every month (call 780-608-8611 for schedule).
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Action for Healthy Communities
Address #205, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose AB T4V 1R9 email@example.com Website www.a4hc.ca Description
Works collaboratively with individuals and local groups towards overall capacity building and creating welcoming and inclusive communities. We offer support for newcomers in Camrose and surrounding areas (including settlement information and orientation; community navigation and referrals; newcomer youth empowerment and community engagement; school-based supports for newcomer students and parents; access to the Canadian job market; individual success planning; community development and capacity building; and interpretation and translation).
Addiction Services Helpline
Toll Free 1-866-332-2322 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours 24 Hours Description
Help for problems with gambling, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Addictions Helpline (AB Health Services)
Toll Free 1-866-332-2322 Description
The Addiction Helpline is a toll free confidential service which provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services. Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Available to all Albertans.
Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship
Contact Lorraine Hankins Phone 403-742-1155 Hours Tues./Thurs./Fri. - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:00 - 1:00). Appts. can be scheduled outside of regular hours. Fee Fee for service. Sliding fee Scale Description
Helps individuals & families examine substitute decision making options for vulnerable adults; including personal directives, supported decision making, co-decision making & guardianship. Assistance in completing Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act forms. Travels to Camrose. Sliding fee scale.
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AHS Continuing Care Website
Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Description
Continuing care includes home care, supportive living, long-term care, hospice and end of life care. AHS has programs and services to help Albertans of all ages lead active and fulfilling lives, close to home.
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Address Camrose Phone 780-672-4786 Elaine or Karen at 780-673-9947 Hours Mon. 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Provides fellowship for relatives and friends of alcoholics and assists them in coping with the problems of living with an alcoholic. Call Elaine or Karen for meeting location.
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Alberta Government Rite Line
Toll Free 310-0000 Website https://www.alberta.ca/rcas-contact-centre.aspx Description
Dial 310-0000 followed by the 10 digit phone number of the Alberta government office you wish to reach or dial 310-0000 and wait for an operator for assistance
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Alberta Health Services Camrose Home Care
Contact Central Intake Address 4615 - 56 St. Camrose T4V 4M5 Phone 1-855-371-4122 Fax 1-844-776-0430 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours Monday - Friday 8:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun. 8:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Ambulatory clinic visits by appointment only. Messages can be left 24 hours a day. Description
A health service that supports Albertans of all ages (with a valid Alberta Health Care Card) in wellness and independence. The goal is to help individuals remain safe and independent in their own home or care setting for as long as possible. Telephone assessment done to determine program eligibility. Services include: health promotion and teaching; treatments; care at end of life; rehabilitation; personal care support; assistance to maintain social connections, and support for family or other caregivers.
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Alberta Health Services Camrose Public Health
Address 5510 - 46 Ave. Camrose T4V 4P8 Phone 780-679-2980 Fax 780-679-2999 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
Public Health Nursing: Provides services to families, individuals, and communities to promote health and wellness and to prevent illness. The Perinatal Program offers information and resources to new parents including prenatal classes, home visits, screening and referrals, and breastfeeding support. Routine immunizations are provided by appointment in well child clinics, adult clinics, and travel health clinics. School Health programs include immunization for grade 6 & 9 students as well as catch up immunization for those in grade 1 – 9. The annual influenza campaign offers influenza immunization to all individuals over six months of age. Public Health is also involved in communicable disease surveillance, follow-up, and preventative management.
Oral Health: Provides free fluoride varnish for at-risk pre-school children 12-35 months. In select schools, fluoride varnish is offered to children in Kindergarten, grades 1 & 2 and dental sealants are offered to grade 1 & 2 students.
Early Intervention Program (EIP): Supports families of children (0 – 3 1/2 years) with developmental delays or disabilities using a home-based, family-centered approach. EIP staff connect families to community resources, provide information on child development, and develop a service plan unique to each family.
Sexual Health Consultant: Information/support, resources and presentations on sexual health to adults, youth, parents, professionals, community groups and schools. Issues addressed include: prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; contraception (birth control); healthy and informed sexual health decision making and healthy relationships.
Environmental Public Health Program: As regulators, public health inspectors enforce the Public Health Act, and Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act and their regulations. Public Health inspectors routinely inspect public places including restaurants, swimming pools, rental houses, day cares, tattooing or body piercing shops. Also provides health and safety training in the areas of food safety, swimming pool operation, and child-care facility operation. They are empowered to investigate public complaints about health and safety concerns in public facilities, and to investigate illness resulting from consumption of food or drinking water, or from exposure to environmental contaminants. EPH also supports Albertans in reducing the risk and spread of COVID-19 in Alberta, by working together with business operators, and Albertans, to ensure compliance with public health guidelines. The focus of inspection efforts is largely on business and activities which present greatest risk of potential transmission, if COVID-19 guidelines are not strictly followed. For example, food service establishments/bars, personal services, fitness facilities and events. EPH is mandated to respond to all public complaints and to follow up on outstanding violations.
Health Promotion: In supporting communities and schools in addressing health priorities, our team utilizes community development, co-design and innovation principles to deliver a combination of virtual and in-person supports including (but not limited to); review and explore community health data and information; tools, resources, and supports to create healthy schools and communities; consultations and facilitation to support redesign, long term planning, development of a comprehensive strategy to address wellness priorities, grant applications, etc.; guidance in health equity, collective impact and service realignment; best and promising practices in community action and health school environments; health resources and information (i.e., tobacco reduction, cannabis regulation, environmental public health, nutrition, injury prevention).
Public Health Nutrition: Dietitians work with communities to enable Albertans to eat healthy where they live, learn, work, play. Dietitians support improving healthy eating environments in your community, school, child care, recreation centre, or workplace. Dietitians deliver workshops that are open to parents and care providers of young children. Visit AHS services website for more information.
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Alberta Health Services Community Addiction & Mental Health
Phone 780-679-1241 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee Services are provided free of charge. Description
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Alberta Health Services Community Addiction & Mental Health
Contact Susan Jubien (Manager, Camrose Hub) Phone Main # 780-679-1241; Toll Free 1-866-322-2322 (Addiction & Smokers Helpline) Toll Free Mental Health Helpline 1-877-303-2642 Fax Addiction & Mental Health (Adult) 780-679-5088; Addiction & Mental Health (Children/Adolescent/Seniors) 780-679-1740 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee Services are provided free of charge. Description
Mental Health & Addiction professionals provide voluntary community based counselling/treatment (including psychiatric consultation as required), information & referral to all ages who present with a clearly definable mental illness &/or alcohol, drug, tobacco or gambling problems. Additional programs include:
Mental Health & Addiction Prevention & Promotion works to increase awareness & understanding & reduce stigma. Programs consist of Suicide Prevention, Mental Health First Aid & Tough Enough to Talk About.
Prevention and Promotion services are also provided through presentation to schools, agencies & community groups as well as through the office resource library & other resource materials within the addiction/mental health service stream.
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Alberta Health Services Healthy Living Centre/Community Rehab
Address Suite #1203, Recreation Centre 4412 - 56 St. Camrose T4V 5K4 Phone 780-608-8683 Fax 780-608-8693 Website www.albertahealthservices.ca Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 Mon. - Fri. Closed on stat holidays. Fee Depends on Service Description
The Healthy Living Centre is an innovative health service designed to be a central point for the community to access health information, programs and services in the areas of prevention and promotion, clinical rehabilitation and chronic illness. Focus is on facilitating client self management of their health, injury or illness. Services include occupational and physical therapy, speech pathology, respiratory, kinesiologist, dietician and a registered nurse.
Alberta Health Services Togetherall
Togetherall is a clinically moderated, online peer-to-peer mental health community that empowers individuals to anonymously seek and provide support 24/7. Togetherall is free to all Albertans aged 16+, register using your Alberta postal code. Visit togetherall.com to connect to this free service.
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Alberta Learning Information Service
Website www.alis.alberta.ca Description
An Internet gateway to information about adult learning in Alberta.
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Address Suite 700, 9925 - 109 St. NW Edmonton T5K 2J8 Phone 780-427-2756 Toll Free 1-888-455-2756 Fax 780-427-2759 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.ombudsman.ab.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon & 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Description
Authorized by the Ombudsman Act to investigate complaints about the administrative fairness of: AB Government departments, agencies, boards, commissions, municipal government, designated professional organizations; and the Patient Concerns Resolution Process of AB Health Services. The Ombudsman is independent from government, impartial, approachable, responsive, free of charge. (Not an advocacy service.)
- Employment Services/ Financial Assistance
Address 3rd Floor Gemini Centre 3010, 6708 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 4S3 Phone 780-608-2525; After Hours Emergency 1-866-644-5135 Toll Free 1-877-644-9992 Fax AB Works: 780-608-4075 AISH 780-608-4078 Website www.employment.alberta.ca Hours Mon-Fri, 8:15 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Description
Alberta Supports is a portal to access numerous Government of Alberta programs that are not physically located in this community – including but not limited to Child Care Subsidy, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, Alberta Adult Heath Benefits, Alberta Child Health Benefits, and Alberta Seniors programs.
Specifically at the Camrose site, besides Alberta Supports, we have Alberta Works, AISH (Assured Income for Severely Handicapped) and Disability Services.
Alberta Works provides employment services (including career consultation, job postings and job search supports) and Income Support benefits.
AISH is a financial benefits program for people with a severe and permanent disability.
Disability Services includes programs and other supports for Albertans with disabilities.
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Alberta Supports Contact Centre
Toll Free 1-877-644-9992 Website www.albertasupports.ca Description
Visit Alberta Supports, a website designed to share information on social based assistance programs and services.
Toll Free 1-866-710-QUIT (7848) Website www.albertaquits.ca Hours 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Mon. - Sunday) Description
Tobacco cessation counsellors can help you make a plan to quit, manage cravings, and stay on track.
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AlbertaQuits Helpline (Smokers)
Contact Ceasation Counsellor Phone Toll Free 1-866-710-7848 Website www.albertaquits.ca Description
AlbertaQuits Services include a helpline, online service, text service and group counselling services designed to support all Albertans who have a desire to quit smoking. AlbertaQuits is operated by Alberta Health Services.
Contact Wilf Address Camrose Phone 780-672-5849 or 780-608-9416 (cell) Community Camrose Description
A fellowship of non-practicing alcoholics whose primary purpose is to achieve and maintain sobriety. Meetings held at the Lighthouse (5509 – 48 Ave.) on Sundays & Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 10:00 a.m.; and at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre (4809 – 52 St.) on Mondays at 8:00 p.m.
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Alzheimer Society Care Partner Support Group
Contact Alzheimer Society - Red Deer & Central AB Office Address Rosehaven Care Centre, 4612-53 St. Camrose Phone 403-342-0448 Ext 702 Fax 403-986-3693 Hours Regularly scheduled meeting 3rd. Thurs. of each month from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee No cost. Description
Care Partner Support Group is for family members of a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It is a safe and supportive environment for those who want to meet others, to share experiences, to learn new information, to receive peer support and to help each other cope more effectively.
Association of Communities Against Abuse
Contact Stephanie Handley (Executive Director) Address P.O. Box 2132 5005 - 47 St. (Central Office) Stettler T0C 2L0 Phone 403-742-3558 Toll Free 1-866-807-3558 Fax 403-742-3287 email@example.com Website www.acaahelps.ca Association of Communities Against Abuse Facebook Page Hours Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee No charge Community Camrose Description
A) long term, specialized individual therapy/counselling services and family support for survivors of sexual trauma/abuse.
B) education programs for students (Pre-K to grade 12), educators and parents on topics of healthy relationships, abuse reduction, personal safety, online safety and device use.
C) training and presentations for professionals, front line staff, and community members to create awareness, recognize, respond to and reduce sexual and other forms of abuse/violence.
D) specialized crisis and community support for individuals and their loved ones, who have been impacted by sexual violence. This may include emotional support, unbiased information, referrals, accompaniment, transportation, assistance with paperwork, advocacy and system navigation (criminal justice, education, health, etc.).
Camrose Office Location: #203, 5015 – 50th Ave., Camrose AB