Here is a list of resources for homeless people in the province of Alberta. Inside, you will find links to food, shelter, and other information. Please suggest a link.
- Avenue 15 - Boys & Girls Club provides a short-term alternative to life on the streets with counselling services available.
Contact: (403) 276-9981
- Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre
Provides day and night shelter,food, recreation, counselling, computer access, job placement, and referrals to other support services.
Contact: (403) 263-5707
- Mustard SEED Street Ministry offers shelter, food, educational health and religious services.
Contact: (403) 269-1319
- Inn From the Cold Society provides families and others with shelter and education.
Contact: (403) 263-8384
- Awo Taan Native Women's Shelter
provides shelter for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence. The shelter also provides advocacy, counselling, outreach, information, and support services.
Contact: (403) 531-1970
- Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank
provides emergency food hampers for those in need.
Contact: (403) 253-2059
- AIDS Calgaryprovides necessary tools for prevention, education, and outreach services.
- Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Calgary Region
provides care, treatment, and rehabilitation for the mentally ill and challenged.
Contact: (403) 297-1706
- CUPS Community Health CentreA not-for-profit health clinic with a multidisciplinary primary health care team that practices collaboratively and provides holistic care to people who are marginalized.
Contact: (403) 221-8780
- Back Door: Youth Employment Society
To create opportunities for long-term street youth to make lasting changes in their lives by finding jobs and maintaining a safe place to live.
Contact: (403) 269-6658
- Calgary Homeless Foundation Using a partnership model, provides capital funding for housing projects and is committed to providing the vehicle for community consultation on homelessness issues and community collaboration on solutions. In 2002-2003, the Foundation facilitated $12.7 million in funding to provide an additional 185 living spaces for homeless people in Calgary.
Contact: (403) 262-2921
- Street Level Consulting A counseling and consulting agency serving the poor and homeless community.
- Hope Mission currently operates a men's emergency shelter (Herb Jamieson Centre), a residence for at-risk women with or without children (Women's Centre), a youth outreach centre (R.W. Tegler Youth Sports Centre), an activity and hot meal program to low income area elementary schools (Kids In Action), and a summer camp for underprivileged youth and children (Brightwood Ranch).
Contact: (780) 422-2018
- WIN House - Edmonton Women's Shelter is a shelter for women with or without children who have experienced abuse from their partners. They supply food, shelter (up to 3 weeks), clothing, support groups, crisis counselling, and information on family violence.
Contact: (780) 471-6709
- Marian Centre Offers free lunch from 12:30 to 2pm (or until food runs out). This service is offered seven days a week. Please use side entrance off of parking lot. On Wednesday only brown bag lunch is available - use alley entrance. Schedule of other places servicing lunch is also written on back alley wall.
Contact: (780) 424-3544
10528 98 St.
- The Mustard Seed - Edmonton offers a food bank, hot meals, a community drop-in centre, and outreach services.
Contact: (780) 426-5600
Mustard Seed website
- Youth Criminal Defence Office Provides legal advice and representation to youth involved in the criminal justice system in Edmonton and Calgary, with a vision of restorative justice and a practice of creating case plans as alternatives to custody.
Contact: (780) 422-8383
- Legal Aid Society of Alberta Provides youth with cost effective legal defense, to prevent the client from returning with further charges, through preventive work, rehabilitation and treatment and searching for programs in the community as a distinct alternative to incarceration.
Contact: (780) 427-7575
Legal Aid website
- Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (ECOHH) A coalition of agencies and individuals in Edmonton with a mandate to identify local issues related to homelessness and affordable housing and to respond through action.
Contact: (780) 423-9675
- The Tough Times Handbook
Free guide to services and information for unemployed and low-income people.
Tel: (708) 482-HELP
For more info please call 211 (Edmonton Only) or checkout: www.thesupportnetwork.com
Here is a list of resources for homeless people in the Edmonton area. Inside, you will find links to food, shelter, and other information. Please suggest a link.