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Camrose & Area Adult Learning Council
Contact Ron Baier (Executive Director) Address #7, 5000 - 51 Ave. Camrose T4V 0V6 Phone 780-672-8754 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camroselearning.com Camrose & Area Adult Learning Council Facebook Page Fee A nominal fee is set for all classes relative to length of course which can be adjusted to reflect one's ability to pay. Community Camrose Description
We assist adults to build their literacy and language skills using “real life” materials and situations they will encounter everyday. Family Literacy programming with focus on the adult learner. Literacy assessment provided to develop a Learning Plan. Career Planning and Resume Writing workshops available. Develop your skills online or in our classrooms in the areas of reading comprehension, writing, numeracy, math, basic technology (Microsoft Windows, Word, explore online basics, digital parenting), job search, essential skills for work, and personal financial management. Prepare to write your GED exam. English Language Training for the workplace, academic tests or everyday life. LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) English program that focuses on improving your ability to communicate in real-world situations.
Camrose & Area Men’s Shed
Contact Allan Thompson Phone 780-608-0605 Camrose & Area Men’s Shed Facebook Page Description
The Shed is a men’s group focused on improving men’s health through camaraderie. Open to men of all ages regardless of skill or ability. Meetings are held every Thursday at the Camrose & District Centennial Museum’s Old Time Hut from noon – 2:00 p.m. Coffee and snacks provided.
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 meeting schedule.
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Camrose & District Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Information Centre
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 email@example.com 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., 10:00 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 4821 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 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 Sliding scale based on income $17.00 - $22.00/hour. Community Camrose Description
Provides experienced Home Support workers to assist seniors and other individuals with housekeeping, 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). These services are meant to be preventative and supportive in nature. A referral listing is available online at www.camrosefcss.ca.
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Camrose & District Ministerial Association
Contact Mike Harmon Phone 780-984-5790 email@example.com 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 4821 - 51 St. (Office) Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosefcss.ca Hours Classes 2 times/week for 4 year olds. Option to open 3 year old class 1 time/week if registration permits. Fee $100/month for 4 year olds. Community Camrose Description
A licensed Pre-School 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 and social skill development. Program Location: Rotary Youth Centre, Lower Level 4517 – 54 St., Camrose
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Camrose & District Senior Centre Society
Contact Ross Shuman (President) Address 5415 - 49 Ave. Camrose T4V 0N6 Phone 780-672-7022 email@example.com Website www.camroseseniorcentre.com Hours Mon. - Thurs. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 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 and Service Options for Seniors (SOS) are located at the Mirror Lake Centre. We are fully open under AHS “restricted” protocols – mandatory vaccination and masks in all public areas in order to participate in any activities. Regular office hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Activities are seven days a week; days and evenings. Some activities are seasonal, some monthly but most are daily.
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Camrose & District Support Services
Contact Lyndel Kasa (Executive Director) Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosefcss.ca Camrose & District Support Services Facebook Page Camrose & District Support Services Instagram Page Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Closed 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.) Community Camrose Description
Camrose and District Support Services is a Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) program which is a funding partnership between the Government of Alberta, City of Camrose, Camrose County, and the Villages of Bawlf, Bittern Lake, Edberg, Hay Lakes, Rosalind. FCSS funding must be used for programs and services that are preventative and do one or more of the following: 1) help people develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis 2) build awareness of social needs 3) support people in developing skills to have healthy relationships with others 4) help individuals and communities assume responsibility for decisions and actions that affect them 5) provide supports that help people participate in the community. In 2022 CDSS provided partial funding to: BGC Camrose, Camrose & District Home Support, Camrose & District Men’s Shed, Camrose & District Pre-School, Camrose Family Resource Centre, Changing Ways (Family Violence Action Society), Habitat for Humanity Literacy Training Project, Hay Lakes & District Playschool, OSCAR Out-of-School Child Care, Service Options for Seniors (SOS), Summer in the Park.
Supportive Information & Referral – No cost supportive information and referral is available if you need someone to talk to, one-on-one, who will direct your to appropriate services, including shared ideas on preparing for the referral, what to anticipate, etc. Struggling with anything, we can help you find a referral best suited for your needs. A SIRC Navigator will meet with people for up to 3 (free) one-hour consultation sessions.
Interagency for Community Service Organizations – Monthly newsletter, special notifications and meeting minutes for information sharing.
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Camrose Association for Community Living
Contact Robin Good (CEO) Address 4604 - 57 St. Camrose T4V 2E7 Phone 780-672-0257 Fax 780-672-7484 email@example.com Website www.cafcl.org Camrose Association for Community Living Facebook Page Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch) Community Camrose Description
We serve adults with disabilities and acquired brain injury, children and youth with special health and developmental considerations (including mental health), and families facing barriers. Family Support provides 1 to 1 support to families have children with special health and developmental considerations (including mental health). 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 considerations. Kandu Summer Camp: Children ages 7-17 attend this active, inclusive, recreational summer program 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 considerations. Leaders-in-Training: Youth aged 15 – 24 with special health and developmental considerations work to develop their skills and citizenship, including self-awareness, volunteerism, work experience and community involvement. Residential Program: Adults with developmental disabilities receive the support in a supervised home environment where each person develops skills, and are supported to enhance quality of life. Support Homes: Private home providers are contracted to provide unique living options for adults, ranging from room and board, an independent living suite, or living in an apartment with a roommate. Outreach: Supports adults with disabilities and those with acquired brain injury to live as independently as possible. Individuals may live in their own home or with a family member. Support staff helps with certain areas of daily living (e.g., medical, budgeting, meal planning, etc.). MORE Day Program: Provides meaningful activities during the day for adults with disabilities who are not seeking employment. Activities range from recreational, educational, social, volunteerism, etc. Rose Club: This member driven club is for adults with disabilities to socialize and enjoy quality recreational and educational activities together. Community Education: Various opportunities that focus on raising awareness and acceptance of all people. Education provided by individuals with disabilities within schools aims to teach children about different disabilities and how to be accepting of all people, and prevention education related to brain injury. SingAble is a program in partnership with Augustana University music faculty which encourages community members of all stages and ages to participate in an all-inclusive community choir. The program aims to provide all people the opportunity to experience the benefits and joys of music.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosechildrenscentre.com Camrose Children’s Centre Facebook Page Hours Open Monday to Friday; 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Provides 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.
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Contact Nola Sharp Phone 780-679-7924 or text Hours Daytime & some evening appointments. Fee Sliding Fee Scale Description
Certified Canadian Counsellor/Psychotherapist (CCC) with a Masters in Psychotherapy and Spirituality M.P.S. As a relational therapist, I work with individuals and couples. Over the years, I have learned many different therapeutic approaches in areas of: Play Therapy, Parenting, Developmental, Life Transitions, Relationship Skills, Communication Skills, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and Training Assistant, Somatic Stress Release, Somatic Resilience and Regulation Early Trauma, Trauma Healing, Mind/Body/Spirit Integrative therapies, Yoga Teacher Training, Spiritual Director, Expressive Art Therapy, Narrative Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness, to assist clients in the healing process. I work with each client collaboratively in a way that best supports their needs for healing and integration. Clients gain access of their inner capacities and resources enabling them to be in the world in a way that is relational to self and others, fulfilling and enjoyable.
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Camrose Family Resource Centre Association
Contact Laurie Jansen (Director) Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefrc.com Camrose Family Resource Centre Association Facebook Page Hours Please call for hours of programming. Community Camrose, County of Camrose, Flagstaff and Beaver Description
The Camrose Family Resource Centre is proud to be part of the Camrose and Area Family Resource Network. We provide universal, targeted and intensive supports and services to families with children 0 – 18. These include: Indoor Playground (when available), playgroups, Parent Education (including Triple P), Developmental Screens, Intensive Family Support (in-person or virtually), Family Programs and Family Events. Call us to access services.
New for 2022, FRC will offer Summer in the Park for children ages 5 – 12, who reside in Camrose County. Summer in the Park is funded by CDSS.
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Camrose Meals on Wheels
Contact Maria Lobreau (Program Director) Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 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. (office hours) Fee Hot/Frozen meals with side dishes - $9.75/meal. Frozen meals without side dishes - $8.75/meal. Description
a) Hot Meal Program – $9:75: Meals with side dishes are delivered as a hot meal on Mondays and Thursdays between 11:00 a.m. – 12:15. Meals with side dishes include main course, dessert, and choice of salad or soup.
b) Frozen Food Program: $9:75 with side dishes are available as an option to order alongside hot meal delivery. $8.75 frozen meals without side dishes (main course only) are delivered as a Frozen Meal on Mondays and occasionally on Thursdays alongside the hot meal delivery.
c) Out of Town Orders for Frozen Meals: (with or without side dishes) are available to residents in Camrose County, including the villages of Bawlf, Bittern Lake, Edberg, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes, and Rosalind. Please contact the MOW Program Director for information.
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Camrose Police Service
Contact Dean LaGrange (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 Camrose Police Service Facebook Page 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 Service
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 Nikki Featherstone (Chair) firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosepride.ca Camrose Pride Community Facebook Page Camrose Pride Community Instagram Page Description
Camrose Pride Community creates safe and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ2S+ people and allies in Camrose and area by hosting events, providing education and fostering collaborations. New members are always welcome to join us at the regular monthly meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month. 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 Melissa Berg (Clinical Manager) Address Suite 4, Rm 1110 4412 - 56 St., Camrose Rec. Centre Camrose T4V 5K3 Phone 780-608-4927 Fax 780-608-4931 email@example.com Website www.camrosepcn.com Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
Care centered around you and led by your family doctor in partnership with other healthcare professionals. The PCN uses a team-based approach to focus on your health goals. Programs to help you live healthier include: Chronic illness prevention and management (with a Dietician, Nurse or Exercise Specialist), Prenatal care and prenatal loss support, Geriatrics assessment and fall prevention, Behavioural Health Consultant (health navigation and counselling).
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Camrose Psychological Inc.
Contact Pamela Woodman, PhD (Owner, Registered Psychologist #4448) Phone 780-679-5954 firstname.lastname@example.org Camrose Psychological Inc. Facebook Page Hours Call for availability. Fee Sliding scale Description
Pamela is a Registered Psychologist and has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counselling. Pamela has over two decades of experience working with clients of all ages. She works with individuals, couples, and families that have experienced trauma or psychosis. Therapies used include: animal assisted, trauma-focused, cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, family systems and couples work, and play/art/sand-tray therapies. Pamela also offers online counselling services.
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Camrose Public Library
Contact Alyssa Martin (Interim Director) Address 4710 - 50 Avenue Camrose T4V 0R8 Phone 780-672-4214 email@example.com Website www.cpl.prl.ab.ca Camrose Public Library Facebook Page Camrose Public Library Instagram Page 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. - 4:00 p.m.; Sun., 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. Fee Camrose City Membership is free. County residents are $12.00/family of the same household. Kids are free. 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 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 Regional Exhibition
Contact Dianne Kohler (Executive Director) Address 4250 Exhibition Drive Camrose T4V 4Z8 Phone 780-672-3640 Toll Free 1-800-296-8112 Fax 780-672-8140 email@example.com Website www.cre.ab.ca Camrose Regional Exhibition Instagram Page Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Community Camrose Description
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Camrose Wellness Collective Ltd. – Jessica Dostie, CCC
Contact Jessica Dostie (Canadian Certified Counsellor) Phone 780-672-9360 firstname.lastname@example.org Website https://camrosewellness.ca/ Description
Jessica is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP). Jessica helps clients deal with grief, anxiety, addiction, depression, trauma, stress, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, relationship issues, life transitions, self-esteem, and suicidality. She believes that every client has unique values, beliefs, experiences, and strengths, and supports clients in building upon their own values, believes and strengths. Jessica serves clients from the ages of 10 years and up and is committed to creating a safe space that is culturally and gender affirming. Jessica is available for in-person counselling or video/phone counselling. Free consultations can be booked.
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Camrose Women’s Shelter
Address Box 1405 Camrose T4V 1X3 Phone 780-672-1035 (Crisis Line) / 780-679-4975 ext. 8 (Office) Toll Free 1-877-672-1010 Fax 780-679-4999 email@example.com Website www.camrosewomenshelter.org Camrose Women’s Shelter Facebook Page Hours 24 hour service Community Camrose Description
Operates a 7 room, 22 bed emergency shelter providing a safe, supportive and trauma-informed space for women and children who are escaping domestic violence, in a crisis situation or who may be homeless. Beyond provision of basic needs (food, clothing, shelter) we provide supportive listening, referrals, information on domestic violence, danger assessments, safety planning and life skills groups. The Shelter has an on-site school, grades 1 – 12, and a licensed on-site daycare program. Women and children are supported via the Outreach Program as they transition away from the Shelter into the community. These supports include: educational programs and groups; community Women’s HOPE Group; supportive listening and education for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed family violence; confidential services for individuals in the community who do not need to stay in the Shelter but would like support in building a safe home. We are a non-denominational organization dedicated to supporting individuals of all ethnicities, sexual orientation, and gender identities. Women and children do not have to stay in the Shelter to receive services.
Canadian Blood Services Blood Donor Clinics
Toll Free 1-888-236-6283 (info & appointments) Website www.blood.ca Description
Call Jean Knudtson at 780-679-0012 for days and location of clinic or 1-888-236-6283.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.clbi.edu Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Facebook Page Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Instagram Page Hours Mon., 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
We are a Bible school designed to help young adults encounter God in new and deeper ways through Bible teaching, adventure, and discipline.
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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 email@example.com 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) 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.
D) Individual Support provides supports to persons with both a developmental disability & a mental illness.
E) Caregiver Connections is a weekly drop-in support group for parents and caregivers to those living with mental health concerns.
F) Recovery College provides free courses that help you develop your own resourcefulness. These courses are developed and delivered by peers.
G) Namaste Cafe is casual calming conversation, open to everyone for free, facilitated online sessions, 3 sessions/week.
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Canadian Red Cross Emergency Management
Contact Mark Holzer (Provincial Manager, Emergency Management) Address 9931 - 106 St. Edmonton AB T5K 1E2 Phone 780-231-1482 Toll Free 24 Hour Assistance & Disaster: 1-888-800-6493 Fax 780-428-7092 Website www.redcross.ca Hours Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 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 or call the Camrose Community Cancer Centre @ 780-679-2822 Fax 780-679-2821 Website https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/cancer/Page16299.aspx Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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Catholic Social Services
Contact Lori Marchand (Director) Address 5206 - 51 Ave. Wetaskiwin AB T9A 0V4 Phone 780-352-5535 Fax 780-352-3190 email@example.com Website www.cssalberta.ca Catholic Social Services Facebook Page Hours Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
As a Catholic Services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. We serve people in need regardless of religion, race, gender, or ethnic origin. We work to improve the quality of life for persons of all faith and cultures by serving their social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and physical needs. In Camrose we provide the following programs:
Residential Program – provides continual residential support service for adults with developmental or multiple disabilities. The residential program provides assistance in the areas of community integration, basic life skills, community living supports, and behaviour intervention to individuals sharing accommodations in a group living arrangement.
Home Support Program – provides long term and respite care to adults with developmental disabilities. Approved and trained families provide this care in their own home.
Support Independent Living Program – provides direct support to individuals who live in the community. This includes self-identified goals which might include: banking & budgeting, grocery & personal shopping, health & safety, home living skills, coordination of social and recreational activities and problem solving skills.
Eagles Club – is a support group for adults with a developmental disability. The club is designed to enrich the lives of people who wish to participate in social or recreational activities, personal development, and want to enhance their personal relationships.
Stargazers – is a self advocacy group for adults with a developmental disability. This group is committed to the promotion of independence, and community integration, inclusion through empowerment, skill-building, self-awareness and personal development. Stargazers and Eagles Clubs are operated from Wetaskiwin Catholic Social Services office. Camrose and area persons are welcome to participate in these clubs. Family Supports Children with Disabilities Program: provides in-home, community, respite and other family support services to children with disabilities and their families.
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Centra Cam Clothing & Furniture Depot
Contact Iona Brager (Coordinator) Address 4918 - 46 St. Camrose T4V 1H1 Phone 780-608-1681 Fax 780-608-1683 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.centracam.ca Centra Cam Clothing & Furniture Depot Facebook Page Hours Hours for Shopping: Mon. - Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Donation Drop Off Hours: Mon. - Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Community Camrose Description
Thrift store. Low prices on essential clothing, housewares and furniture.
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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 email@example.com Website www.centracam.ca Centra Cam Vocational Training Association Facebook Page Community Camrose Description
A) Community Access & Employment Services: 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 and support for individuals with employment barriers in pre-employment training, career counselling, employment placement, employment search & maintenance & retention (5502 – 46 St.; 780-672-9995; Mon. – Fri. 8:00 – 4:30 p.m.)
B) Clothing and Furniture Depot supplies clothing, furniture and household items. Thrift Store located at 4918 – 46 St., 608-1681, Open to public Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
C) Centra Cam Custom Projects: woodworking, pipebunks, custom orders, (5228 – 46 St.; 780-672-9973; Tues. – Fri. 8:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
D) Centra Cam’s Outlet Store: thrift store; proceeds to support Centra Cam (4807 – 51 Ave.; 780-679-0647; Tues. – Fri. 10:30 -5:00 p.m.) Hours vary during COVID.
E) Recycle with Centra Cam: accepting paper, cardboard, newsprint, clear glass, tin cans, plastic, paint, and e-waste. (4402 – 51 Ave.; 780-679-4196; Mon. – Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 24 hour drop off. Some closures during holiday season.
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Central Region Children’s Services
Address Intervention Services - 4867 - 50 St., T4V 1P6; Child Care Licensing/Prevention/Early Intervention: 5005 - 49 St., T4V 1N5 Camrose Phone Intervention Services - 780-608-1800; Child Care Licensing/Prevention/Early Intervention - 403-341-8642 Toll Free 310-0000, then 780-608-1800 - Children's Services Fax 780-672-7538 Website www.alberta.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 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 – services that build protective factors to prevent further difficulty.
B) Early Intervention Services – an umbrella of support programs offered when difficulties are first identified that contribute to strengthening protective factors and reducing the impact of risk factors through a continuum of programming for families.
C) Child Care Licensing – responsible for the licensing and monitoring of all licensed child care programs in the province. This includes daycare programs, out of school care programs, group family child care programs, preschool programs, and approved family dayhomes.
D) Child Intervention – responding to concerns about the safety and well-being of children and youth. Guided by legislation, staff conduct the day-to-day business of child intervention, foster care, kinship care and adoptions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Dr. Kendell Banack RPsych
Contact Kendell Banack, PhD, Registered Psychologist Address #3, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-781-8980 email@example.com Website www.crmh.ca Centre for Restorative Mental Health Dr. Kendell Banack RPsych Facebook Page Hours Please email for availability. Fee Sliding fee scale. Health insurance may help with the cost. Description
Kendell offers compassionate individual, couples, and family therapy. She holds a PhD in Counselling Psychology and has over ten years of experience working with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, stress, and relationship struggles. While she has received training in emotion-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness, Kendell’s overall approach is integrative which allows her to flexibly respond to the needs of her clients. In-person and online therapy is available.
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Centre for Restorative Mental Health Kirsti Skinstad, RPC
Contact Kirsti Skinstad, RPC Phone 780-678-9846 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.crmh.ca Centre for Restorative Mental Health Kirsti Skinstad, RPC Facebook Page Hours Please email for availability. Fee $110/session Description
Kirsti offers individual counselling to those struggling with anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions and many other presenting concerns. Kirsti is a Counselling Therapist with ACTA as well as a Registered Professional Counsellor with CPCA. Kirsti utilizes an integrated person centered approach to assist clients seeking to enhance and enrich their lives.
Centre for Restorative Mental Health Laura Friesen, M.Ed., Registered Provisional Psychologist
Contact Laura Friesen (M.Ed., Registered Provisional Psychologist) Address #3, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose A T4V 1R9 Phone 587-599-5649 email@example.com Website firstname.lastname@example.org Centre for Restorative Mental Health Laura Friesen, M.Ed., Registered Provisional Psychologist Facebook Page Hours Thursday Evenings (Virtual) Fee Sliding fee scale. Health insurance may help with the cost. Description
Laura offers individual, couples and family therapy. She offers an integrated approach and is well versed in a variety of treatment approaches including acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, emotional focused therapy, schema therapy, and EMDR. She commonly works with clients who present with depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship concerns. Laura is a psychology resident in her PhD and is a Registered Provisional Psychologist. She is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Kendell Banack, Registered Psychologist.
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Centre for Restorative Mental Health Nadia Herman, M.A., Registered Provisional Psychologist
Contact Nadia Herman (MA, Registered Provisional Psychologist) Address #3, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-781-8980 email@example.com Website www.crmha.ca Centre for Restorative Mental Health Nadia Herman, M.A., Registered Provisional Psychologist Facebook Page Hours Wednesdays Fee Sliding fee scale. Health insurance may help with the cost. Description
Nadia offers individual therapy to adult clients. She uses person-centered therapy, mindfulness, narrative therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy to address client concerns. Nadia has former experience in the areas of childcare and domestic violence and she therefore seeks to understand how family dynamics, abuse, trauma, and attachment shape and influence us as human beings. She works with clients presenting with anxiety, depression, and trauma. Nadia is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and therefore is seeing clients under the supervision of Dr. Kendell Banack, Registered Psychologist.
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Changing Ways (Family Violence Action Society)
Contact Shannon Stolee (Program Director) Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosefcss.ca Changing Ways (Family Violence Action Society) Facebook Page Changing Ways (Family Violence Action Society) Instagram Page Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee Services are provided free of charge Community Camrose Description
Working in collaboration and partnership with others, to reduce the occurrence and impact of family violence in our community. Funded primarily by CDSS, AB Community and Social Services, and private donations. Programs offered:
Intimate Partner Violence Groups: 14-week education/counselling groups for adults that have experienced any form of abusive behavior in relationships. Separate groups for men and women.
Anger Management Group: 8-week education/counselling group for adults who want to deal with chronic anger or rage not related to their marriage, common-law, or dating relationships.
Solid Ground Group: a peer-support group for adult men who have completed an intimate partner violence group, and want to continue healing to break the cycle of family violence.
Child and Youth Counselling: Individual counselling for children and youth impacted by family violence or other trauma.
Older Adult Support & Advocacy: Case Manager works to promote the well-being and security of older adults 55+ impacted by abuse.
Family Violence Response Council: collaborative body of organizations striving to reduce the impact and occurrence of intimate partner, elder or sexual abuse or assault in our community.
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Child Abuse Hotline
Chrysalis Anti-Human Trafficking Network
Toll Free 1-866-528-7109 Website www.chrysalisnetwork.org Description
Offers a 24 hour national crisis and support counselling line for survivors of human trafficking and commercial sex workers. Also offers a project life line which is a buddy system where if an an individual is going to an unsafe environment a safety check can be arranged.
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Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
Contact Tanya Pattullo (Recreation & Culture Manager) Address 4809 - 52 St. Camrose T4V 1T9 Phone 780-672-9949 email@example.com Website www.camrose.ca Community Camrose Description
The Chuck MacLean Arts Centre provides spaces for a variety of arts, culture and recreational activities. Centrally located, Chuck MacLean has 3 large dance studios complete with ballet barres and mirrors, 2 art studios and plenty of space for meetings, rehearsals and classes. If you have an idea for a class, are an instructor, or are looking for space to rent, please contact us to discuss opportunities and options.
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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.
Check the City website for more information about each program.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, Relationship Therapy, and Spiritual Development. Also provide marriage preparation and enrichment programs. Also support by on-line sessions.
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.
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.
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Cornerstone Christian Academy
Contact Alan Welde (Principal) Address Box 99 221 Thompson Street Kingman T0B 2M0 Phone 780-672-7197 Fax 780-608-1420 email@example.com Website www.cornerstonekingman.ca Cornerstone Christian Academy Facebook Page Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon. - Thurs. Description
Cornerstone Christian Academy is a private interdenominational Christian school that embraces students and staff from a variety of backgrounds and heritages. This ecumenical environment promotes a deeper understanding of the larger Christian community and our shared unity in Christ, while respecting and learning about the differences that make each tradition unique.
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.,R.C.T. Address Rural Camrose Phone 780-678-9796 Fax 780-628-0799 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.countrycounselling.com Country Counselling Services Facebook Page Hours Daytime & Evening Appointments Monday - Friday. Fee Please inquire. Private health insurance may assist with fees. Description
A multi-clinician practice offering traditional counselling in a non-traditional setting just minutes south of Camrose. Counselling for ages 6+; individual, couples or family counselling.
Masters-level registered Clinical Counsellors/Counselling Therapists and supervised practicum students. This clinic also offers a behavioral sleep medicine clinic, biofeedback, and Integrative Medicine for mental and physical health.
Covenant Care Counselling
Address 4825 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9 Phone 403-397-8849 email@example.com Hours Mon. - Sat.; 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fee Sliding Fee Scale Description
Work with clients around trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, stress, relationship problems, self-esteem, body dysphoria, and mood swings. The Counsellor has an MSW RSW, and specialized training in EMDR, DBT, CBT, SFT and exposure therapy.
Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital Psychiatry Unit
Address 4607 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y5 Phone 780-679-6131 Fax 780-679-6139 Website www.covenanthealth.ca/hospitals-care-centres/st-marys-hospital Hours No longer offer a Psychiatric Walk In Clinic. A referral from your Health Care Practitioner is necessary for outpatient services/appointments. 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), Complex Psychosis Program. Access to outpatient services is by referral. Call 780-679-6131 for information.
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Crossroads Day Program
Contact Lisa Unteriner (Clinical Support Manager) 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.