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  • Housing

    Habitat for Humanity Camrose / Restore

    Contact Jason Diduck (Executive Director)
    Address 5007 - 46 St. Camrose T4V 3G3
    Phone 780-672-4484 / 780-878-8135
    Email familyservices@habitatcamrose.com
    Website www.habitatcamrose.com
    Hours Restore: Tues.- Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Description

    A) Affordable homeownership program for families who would not otherwise be able to own their own home. Applications for housing are available on-line and at ReStore. B) ReStore accepts donations of new and used building materials, appliances, furniture, and other home products. Items are available for sale to general public.  C) Financial Literacy Training and matched savings program available for applicants to our affordable homeownership program.

  • Mental Health Services

    Haven Counselling, Art Therapy & Spiritual Guidance

    Contact Nikki Featherstone (Registered Canadian Art Therapist / Counselling Therapist)
    Phone 780-678-6223
    Email Haven.SpiritualArtTherapy@gmail.com
    Website www.ourhaven.ca
    Facebook Haven Counselling, Art Therapy & Spiritual Guidance Facebook Page
    Instagram Haven Counselling, Art Therapy & Spiritual Guidance Instagram Page
    Hours By Appointment
    Fee $165.00/50-minute 1-1 session; fee varies for groups & workshops. Sliding fee scale
    Description

    Registered Canadian Art Therapist holds space for you while guiding you through important life and internal events using a mixture of different modalities, such as dialectical behavioual therapy, narrative therapy, eco-therapy, and all types of creative expression. No art experience required to engage in creative expression.  Clients guide each session and are supported in what they choose to engage in.  Therapeutic approach is client-centered, feminist, anti-oppressive, trauma informed, and spiritually integrated. Creates and holds space in a way that allows each person to be exactly who they are, held in non-judgement and acceptance.  Meets you where you are on your personal path and walks alongside you as a guide while you navigate the terrain in your life.  Serving individuals, couple, families youth, adolescents and adults.  Noted populations: women, femme identified humans, SWs, queer, 2SLGBTQ+, poly/non-monogamous couples & families, minority faith groups (i.e., paganism, eclectic spiritual faith traditions, etc.)

  • Child & Youth Services

    Hay Lakes & District Playschool Society

    Contact Mark Christiansen/Marie Stratuliak (President/Teacher)
    Address P.O. Box 116 Hay Lakes T0B 1W0
    Phone 780-878-5106/587-986-9183
    Email teacher.hlps@gmail.com
    Website haylakesplayschool.ca
    Community Hay Lakes
    Description

    Located at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, the Playschool Society runs a program for 3 and 4 year olds.  Subsidy may be available for applicants that qualify.  The 3 year old class runs on Monday & Wednesday,  8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; the 4 year old class runs on Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Affordable fees.  PUF program is available.

  • Education & Literacy

    Hay Lakes Library

    Contact Kimberlee Hunter (Library Manager)
    Address PO Box 69 Hay Lakes T0B 1W0
    Phone 780-662-0427
    Email haylakeslibrary@prl.ab.ca
    Website www.haylakeslibrary.prl.ab.ca/
    Hours Monday - Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Fee Single Membership: $15.00. Family Membership: $30.00
    Community Hay Lakes
    Description

    Located in the heart of the Village of Hay Lakes, we offer a wide range of material as well as DVD’s and audio books. Our programs are designed for children and adults of all ages to engage in the love of learning.

  • Helplines

    Health Link

    Toll Free 811
    Website www.myhealth.alberta.ca
    Hours 24 hours/7days/week.
    Description

    Health Link Alberta is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week nurse telephone advice and health information service. Highly skilled Registered Nurses will provide you with advice and information about health symptoms and concerns that you or a member of your family may be experiencing.  Health Link can also help you find appropriate services and health information.  All call are confidential and free.

  • Parenting

    Healthy Families Home Visitation

    Contact Stacey Olstad (Program Director of Family Services)
    Address 4604 - 57 St. Camrose T4V 2E7
    Phone 780-672-0257
    Email solstad@cafcl.org
    Website www.cafcl.org
    Hours Mon. - Fri: 8:30 - 4:30, closed for lunch 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    Fee Free, program is voluntary.
    Description

    We offer both pre-natal and parenting support for families with children ages 0-6. Our approach is family centered and strength based, we work in partnership with families and tailor services to best meet your needs. The intent of Home Visitation is to increase protective factors and build resiliency thereby increasing a family’s capacity to provide responsive parenting in a safe and nurturing environment. We utilize a curriculum called Growing Great Kids to help support the “big picture” part of parenting and relationships, coupled with other tools and resources that encourage critical and creative thinking to build on the knowledge and skill sets that you already have.

    As a further extension our PCAP program offers specialized, holistic support during and after pregnancy for those experiencing difficulties with substance use and other health or social needs. We work together for 3 years building connections that help to create the life you want. We work closely with community partners to ensure a holistic approach to meeting needs that you identify for your family and to build awareness of community supports for long term parenting success. All programs are voluntary and free of charge. Referrals are welcome from everyone including self.

  • Health Services

    HIV Edmonton

    Contact Jane Aribisala (Communications and Development Lead)
    Address 9702 - 111 Ave Edmonton T5G 0B1
    Phone 780-488-5742 ext. 302
    Fax 780-488-3735
    Email contact@hivedmonton.com
    Website www.hivedmonton.com
    Hours Mon. - Thurs., 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closed daily for lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Description

    “HIV Edmonton believes health equity and gender equity is a right. We achieve this by honoring community, advocating in partnership to amplify community voices, enhancing responsiveness, and advancing the knowledge that U=U=U: Undetectable equals Un-transmittable meaning a person living with HIV achieves and maintains an undetectable viral load, they cannot transmit HIV sexually; Universal access to testing, treatment, care, and support is central to U=U=U.

  • Health Services

    Hospice Society of Camrose and District

    Contact Melanie Poole (Administrative Coordinator)
    Address 5415 - 49 Ave. Camrose T4V 0N6
    Phone 780-608-0636
    Email admin@camrosehospice.com
    Website www.camrosehospice.org
    Facebook Hospice Society of Camrose and District Facebook Page
    Hours Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Fee No Fees
    Description
    Camrose Hospice has been a registered charity since 2011 serving the city of Camrose, and the counties of Beaver, Camrose and Flagstaff.  Services are offered in-home, at a hospital, long-term care facilities, through programs at Mirror Lake Centre, and in the community. Support groups and education sessions are available (schedules are available on our website). HSCD office is located at the lower level of the Mirror Lake Centre.   Staff and trained volunteers provide these services: 
    Palliative and End of Life Programs – provides respite and support to families who are caring for someone who has a life limiting illness and to those dying at home.
    Bereavement and Grief Programs – provides individual grief sessions, grief companions, grief walks, and grief support groups.

     

     

  • Health Services

    Hospital, St. Mary’s Covenant Health

    Contact Stacey Brewster (Site Administrator)
    Address 4607-53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y5
    Phone 780-679-6100
    Fax 780-679-6198
    Website www.covenanthealth.ca/hospitals-care-centres/st-marys-hospital
    Hours 24 hour phone service
    Description

    St. Mary’s Hospital is available for all your acute care needs. We are an innovative and welcoming 76 bed rural hospital serving Camrose and surrounding communities.  Our friendly and responsive staff uphold Covenant Health’s Mission, Vision, and Values by providing exceptional quality of care to all.  We provide Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services including a Pharmacy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, and Fluoroscopy; in addition, our facility is equipped with Radiology, Ultrasound, and Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning technology. In-Patient Services include: Laboratory, Medicine, Mental Health Services, Spiritual Care, Stroke Services, Palliative Care, and our modern Surgical technology allows for advanced services in Anesthesia, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics, and Plastics. Out Patient Services: 24-Hour Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care Clinic, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cancer Clinic, Surgical Pre-Assessments, Heart and Stroke Clinic and Preventative Education, Minor Outpatient Surgeries, Clinical Nutrition, and a Travelling MRI.  St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose Foundation website is www.stmaryshospitalfoundation.com/