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  • Counselling Services

    Pamela Moskie M.A., Registered Psychologist

    Contact Pam Moskie, M.A., Registered Psychologist
    Phone 780-608-0573
    HoursDaytime, some evening appointments.
    FeeAs outlined by the Psychologists Association of Alberta's recommended fee schedule. Sliding fee scale available. Health insurance may help with the cost.
    Description

    Individual, adult counselling; mind/body; stress management.  Pamela is also a “Registered Yoga Teacher”.

  • Support Groups

    Parents Empowering Parents

    Phone 780-293-0737
    Toll Free1-877-991-2737
    Emailinfo@pepsociety.ca
    Websitehttps://pepsociety.ca/
    FacebookParents Empowering Parents Facebook Page
    HoursFree
    Description

    Education, innovative programming, support and hope for individuals or families dealing with or concerned about substance abuse/addiction. For families with children of any age, including adult children. All groups are professionally facilitated by persons trained in addictions and recovery, knowledge based experience and facilitation.  Information/schedules for Parents Empowering Parents Society Family Recovery group, Virtual Groups, and U Turn for Youth-Bi-weekly meetings can be viewed at www.pepsociety.ca. The Family Recovery Group has MEDD-X participants (motivational education/experience for ex-drug dealers) provides insight into the impact drug dealing has on individuals, families, and the community, as well as a therapeutic opportunity for change.   A professionally managed recovery support line is available day/evenings/weekends.

  • Support Groups

    Parkinson Association of Alberta

    Phone 780-425-6400
    Toll Free1-800-561-1911
    Emailinfo@parkinsonassociation.ca
    Websitewww.parkinsonassociation.ca
    HoursMon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Closed on weekends
    FeeAnnual membership fee is $25.00. No charge for support group.
    CommunityCamrose
    Description

    For an immediate response to Parkinson Disease related issues and concerns call 1-877-243-9992. Camrose support group for individuals with Parkinson disease & their caregivers meets the 2nd. Wed. of each month from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Please contact 780-425-6400 for details.

  • Disabilities

    Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD)

    Address 3rd. Floor Gemini Centre 6708 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 4S3
    Phone 780-679-5059
    Fax780-608-4075
    Websitewww.alberta.ca/persons-with-developmental-disabilities-pdd.aspx
    HoursMon. - Fri., 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Description

    PDD helps eligible adults with developmental disabilities get services to live as independently as possible in their community. Please visit the PDD website for information on program eligibility, resources and how to apply.

  • Home Support Services

    Philips Lifeline

    Toll Free1-800-543-3546
    Fax1-800-313-9764
    Emailreferral@lifeline.ca
    Websitewww.lifeline.ca
    HoursAdmin Hours: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
    FeeCall for details.
    Description

    An easy to use medical alert service that lets you summon help any time of the day (even if you can’t speak). You just press your Personal Help Button, worn on a wristband or as a pendant, and a highly trained Personal Response Associate will ensure you get help fast. Philips Lifeline now offers HomeSafe and AutoAlert wireless options, and GoSafe, the mobile alert system that gives you the freedom to go where you want.

  • Home Support Services

    Plan It Consulting Inc.

    Contact Christine Ginther - Owner; Laurie MacDonald - Companion Coordinator
    Address 1, 4825 - 51 St. Camrose T4V 1R9
    Phone 780-672-0063
    Fax780-672-9703
    Emailplanit@telus.net
    Websitewww.planitconsult.ca
    FeeVary with service
    Description

    All services provided through companionship and friendship.  Find us on Facebook.
    A) In-home Support/Household Management; monitoring care; visiting;  preparing meds, personal management.
    B) Community Support – shopping and errands; medical appointments; attending church; accessing community events/day trips/holidays; walking and leisurely activities.
    C) Respite – giving caregivers a break.

  • Disabilities

    Prairie Central FASD Association

    Contact Donald James Falk (Director)
    Address #205, 4917 - 50 Ave. Camrose T4V 0S2
    Phone General Inquiries 780-385-3717; Prevention/Education 587-386-0186 Ext. 1; Clinical Services 587-386-0186 Ext. 2
    Emailcathy.cross@prairiecentralfasd.ca
    Websitewww.prairiecentralfasd.ca
    FacebookPrairie Central FASD Association Facebook Page
    HoursMon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Description

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) includes a range of disabilities caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. We provide: Coordinated access to support services for children and adults; FASD assessment and diagnosis; Indicated and targeted prevention; Information and education about FASD and the prevention of FASD.

  • Home Support Services

    Priority Care Call

    Toll Free1-877-322-0334
    Fax1-403-234-0373
    Emailinfo@priorityltd.com
    Websitewww.prioritycarecall.com
    Hours8:30 - 5:00, Mon. - Fri.
    Description

    An Alberta owned and operated company servicing Alberta since 2002. Offer affordable, reliable, and friendly service to those needing a personal response system.  We carry Home Based medical alerts and GPS medical alerts that go everywhere you do.  Our systems can detect a fall, send text alerts to family and call us for help in any situation. Rest easily knowing that we are there and will send the help you need, notify your contacts of choice and we will NOT hang up until help has arrived.