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Schizophrenia Society Camrose Branch
Contact Anthony Holler (Peer Support Coordinator) Address #206, 5015 - 50 Av. Camrose T4V 3P7 Phone 780-679-4280 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.schizophrenia.ab.ca Hours See program description for hours. Fee $20.00/family/yearly membership; $10.00/client/yearly membership Community Camrose Description
SSA Camrose Branch provides support and resources to people suffering with schizophrenia, as well as their friends, spouses, and families. The Peer Support program is a social night for people with schizophrenia. Any one can drop on Tuesdays 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays for our weekly support group from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Call 679-4280 or mobile number @ 780-608-0278 for info on monthly events. The Family Support Network is a support group designed for families – contact Judy Solonick @ 780-879-3634. The on-line Family Support usually occurs on a Thursday evening 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., twice/month. The on-line adult peer support occurs Tuesdays @ 1:30 – 2:30 twice per month. For on-line topics visit www.schizophrenia.ab.ca. Email email@example.com for the Peer Support Coordinator.
Education & Literacy
School of Hope
Education & Literacy
School Resource Officer – Camrose Police Service
Contact Cst. John Fernhout (School Resource Officer) Address 6220 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 0K6 Phone 780-672-4444 Fax 780-672-2929 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosepoliceservice.ca Community Camrose Description
The Camrose Police Service has a School Resource Officer Program (SRO). The SRO program provides the service of a uniformed police officer for every school in Camrose. The SRO is a great resource for schools, students and parents that want to keep their children safe and healthy. Camrose Police is proud to offer a brand new program called The CORE program that explores how safe and healthy youth become a safe and healthy core of the community.
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Seasons Camrose Retirement Community
Contact Janet Landon (General Manager) Address 6821 - 50 Ave. Camrose T4V 5G5 Phone 780-672-2746 Fax 780-672-2985 email@example.com Website www.seasonsretirement.com Hours Administration: Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Description
Supporting active and independent lifestyle. Provides a full continuum of care from Independent and Assisted Living to Designated Supportive Living Level 4 and Level 4 Dementia care. Tours of Seasons Camrose can be arranged upon request.
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Seniors Self Contained Housing
Contact Lisa Adamson Address 4612 - 53 St. Camrose T4V 1Y6 Phone 780-679-2002 Website www.thebethanygroup.ca Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - noon; 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Description
Offers independent living for low-to-moderate income seniors in several communities across Alberta. Apartments range in size from 500 – 575 square feet and offer complete privacy with all necessary facilities.
Seniors’ Abuse Helpline
Phone 1-780-454-8888 Website www.edmonton.cmha.ca Hours 24 Hours
Employment Services/ Financial Assistance
Address #200, 4901 - 50 Ave. Camrose Phone 1-800-O-Canada Toll Free 1-800-622-6232 Website www.canada.ca Hours Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee none Description
Employment Insurance; Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security; Social Insurance Numbers; Canada Education Savings Grants; Apprenticeship Grants, Passport Receiving, other Government of Canada Services.
Information & Referral
Service Options for Seniors (SOS Program)
Contact Christina Rehmann (Program Director) Address 5014 B - 48 St. Camrose T4V 1L7 Phone 780-672-4131 Toll Free 1-866-672-4131 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.soscamrose.ca Hours Mon. - Thurs.; 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee Free to area residents, but donations welcome. Community Camrose Description
Offers information and advocacy to seniors, the handicapped, individuals with literacy barriers, low income persons, and their families to assist them in accessing needed programs, services and supports locally, provincially and federally. Call or drop in!
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Phone 1-780-423-4121 Toll Free 1-866-403-8000 (call or text) Website www.sace.ca Hours 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Address #1 Duggan Mall, 6601 - 48 Ave. Camrose T4V 3G8 Phone 780-672-2423 appointments; 780-672-2425 - administration Fax 780-679-2668 / 1-866-517-9863 Website www.smithclinic.net Hours Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon; 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description
The Smith Clinic is a multi-disciplinary clinic combining family practice with various specialties. We offer a walk-in clinic Monday to Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Daily appointments may be available. Please call the appointment line to book.
Sole City Shoes
Address 4851 - 50 St. Camrose T4V 1P6 Phone 780-672-8371 email@example.com Website www.solecityshoes.com Hours Mon. - Wed., Fri. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Sundays & holidays 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Description
A variety of in-stock doctor recommended and slippers available in wide, double wide and extra depth to fit orthotics for women and men. Brands available in-store: Aetrex, Alegria, Birkenstock, Dunham, Finn Comfort, Foamtreads, Naot, New Balance, Portofino, Propet, SAS, Saucony, Vionic, and many more. Located in downtown Camrose.
Contact Annie Mirza-Syed, M.Sc. (Registered Psychologist) Phone 780-672-9296 Hours By appointment only. Mon. - Sat., & some weekday evenings. Fee $200/session. Private extended health insurance may assist with this fee. Description
Professional counselling, therapy & evaluation for individuals & families. Counselling & therapy available for children (age 3+), adolescents, adults & seniors. Relationship counselling for couples, & intergenerational relationships (parents & offspring.) Specialized treatment for psychological trauma & abuse. Parenting time assessments for courts, mediation and parenting coaching for high conflict divorced families. Annie Mirza-Syed, M.Sc., Registered Psychologist
Special Olympics Camrose
Contact Carol Wideman (Chairman) Address P.O. Box 1543 Camrose T4V 1X4 Phone 780-608-0715 firstname.lastname@example.org Description
Enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through sport. Sport Options: 5 pin bowling, swimming, basketball, softball, walk/run, curling, functional fitness, soccer, bocce and Active Start & FUNdamentals (ages 0 – 14).
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St. Patrick Junior Entry 3 & PREK 4
Contact Bob Charchun (Principal) Address St. Patrick School 4816 - 53 Ave. Camrose T4V 0Y2 Phone 780-672-2177 email@example.com Website https://stp.eics.ab.ca/ Hours Please call for information Fee Please call or visit the school website for up-to-date fee information. Community Camrose Description
Both programs are a great place for children to develop and grow intellectually, creatively, emotionally, socially and physically. We believe that children lean best through play and child led exploration, and that is reflected in the curriculum.
Student Legal Services Of Edmonton, University of Alberta
Address Edmonton Phone 780-492-8244 (Civil & Family) 780-425-3356 (Criminal) Website www.slsedmonton.com Description
Student Legal Services of Edmonton (SLS) is the largest student-run legal organization in Canada. Non-profit charitable org., which provides free legal services to low income individuals & non-profit organizations of Ed. & surrounding area. Criminal Law, Legal Education/Reform, Civil & Family Law.
Suicide Grief Support Program, CMHA – Edmonton Region
Address #300, 10010 - 105 St. NW Edmonton T5J 1C4 Phone 780-732-6654 Fax 780-482-7498 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.edmonton.cmha.ca Suicide Grief Support Program, CMHA – Edmonton Region Facebook Page Fee Free of charge. Description
Caregiver Support Group Services welcomes anyone who is providing care for someone who has attempted suicide or may be thinking about suicide. We help lighten the burden by providing individual support sessions, including: emotional support; identifying and understanding the relevant issues and concerns; creating a safety strategy; creating a self-care plan; connecting you to other caregiver support services in the community.
Child & Youth Services
Summer in the Park
Contact Clarence Hastings Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose AB T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 Fax 780-672-2833 email@example.com Website www.camrosefcss.ca Fee No Fee. Description
A summer day camp that nurtures young people’s emotional, social and ethical development by teaching character education, conflict resolution and tolerance. Participants are aged 5 and up and are from Camrose County and participating CDSS villages. Not available to city residents. Program runs during the summer on specific days for each rural community.
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Supportive Information & Referral Counselling
Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose AB T4V 1R9 Phone 780-672-0141 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.camrosefcss.ca Fee No Cost Description
No cost Supportive Information & Referral Counselling is available if you need someone to talk to, one-on-one, who will direct you 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 Consultant will meet people for up to 3 (free) one-hour consultation sessions. Call 780-672-0141 to arrange an appointment. A project of Camrose & District Support Services.
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Swan City Mobility
Contact Al (Owner) Address 6028 - 48 Ave. Camrose AB T4V 0K3 Phone 780-673-3454 Fax 780-673-3453 email@example.com Website www.swancitymobility.com Swan City Mobility Facebook Page Hours Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description
Offers quality mobility equipment and daily living aids. Scooters, lift chairs, walkers, wheelchairs, adaptive clothing, daily living aids, bathroom safety equipment & more. We rent and repair most equipment. Free delivery/pick-up in Camrose. Registered vendors for: AADL, WCB, VAC & AHS.