403-261-7921
Email: nasgeneral@nass.ca
Fundraising: druedfraser@nass.ca

Community Resources

Quick Access Phone Numbers

911

Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance)

811 – Healthlink

Health Concerns and Health Information

311 – City Of Calgary

Government services and non-emergency services

211

Community and Social resources available in the City Of Calgary

Cultural Resources

Contact the Aboriginal Friendship Centre for help getting connected to Sweat Lodges, Elders, Drumming and other Cultural Programming.
403-270-7379

Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

Addiction and Treatment Resources

12 Step Fellowships

Contact AA, CA, NA, GA for up to date 12 step meeting lists and information

Alcoholics AnonymousCocaine AnonymousNarcotics AnonymousGamblers Anonymous
Al-Anon

For those affected by another persons drinking.
403-266-5850 (24 hours)

Al-Anon
Families For Addiction Recovery

Support for parents/caregivers of children struggling with addiction (regardless of age) through 1 to 1 phone support, online parent support groups, and a free phone support line.
1-855-377-6677 ext. 207

Families For Addiction Recovery
Alberta Health Services Adult Addiction Services

Outpatient programs for alcohol, drugs, gambling and sex, or concurrent disorders concerns.
403-297-3071

AHS Adult Addiction Services
Detox Services

Renfrew Detox Recovery Centre
403-297-3337
Alpha House 
403-234-7388

Renfrew Detox Recovery CentreAlpha House
Women’s Residential Treatment

Aventa Centre For Excellence For Women With Addictions
403-245-9050
Alcove Addiction Recovery For Women 
403-313-3271 ext. 2

Aventa Centre For Excellence For Women With AddictionsAlcove Addiction Recovery For Women
Men’s Residential Treatment

Fresh Start Recovery Centre 
403-387-6266
1835 House: Recovery Acres
403-245-1196
Simon House Recovery Centre
403-247-2050

Fresh Start Recovery Centre1835 House: Recovery AcresSimon House Recovery Centre

Mental Health Resources

For First Nations Clients

Call First Nations Inuit Health Branch for the most current list of counsellors.
780-495-4837

First Nations Inuit Health Branch
East Side Family Centre

Walk-in therapy.
403-299-9696

East Side Family Centre
South Calgary Health Centre

Walk-in therapy (single session).
403-943-9374

South Calgary Health Centre
Calgary Counselling Centre

Offers various kinds of counselling on a sliding-scale fee.
403-691-5991

Calgary Counselling Centre
Hope For Wellness Helpline

Offers culturally appropriate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Offered in English, French, Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1-855-242-3310

Hope For Wellness Help Line
Distress Centre Calgary

Crisis Line can be accessed by anyone.
403-266-4357

Distress Centre Calgary
Alberta Health Services Addiction and Mental Health Help Line

24/7 support for people struggling with mental health or addiction.
1-866-332-2322

AHS Addictions and Mental Health Help Line

Medical Resources

Elbow River Healing Lodge

Medical and Mental Health Support for First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis, and Inuit people and their families. Sharing Circles, grief/trauma and counselling.
403-955-6600

Elbow River Healing Lodge
Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)

Primary Care Clinic and Women’s Health Clinic.
403-221-8780

CUPS
Best Beginning Program

Support and education for pregnant women including food bank referrals, coupons and child care during groups.
403-955-1000

Best Beginning Program
Parent-Child Assistance Program

Support for women who are pregnant or have recently given birth and have used alcohol/drugs during pregnancy. 3 year home visit and support program.
403-280-6293

Parent Child Assistance Program

Grief Resources

Alberta Health Services Grief Support Program

Individual, couple, or group counselling.
403-955-8011

AHS Grief Support Program
Calgary Compasionate Friends

Support for parents who have lost a child.
403-230-6062

Calgary Compassionate Friends
Canadian Mental Health Association

Suicide bereavement information and counselling.
403-297-1700

Canadian Mental Health Association

Housing Resources

Oxford House

Sober living for men and women after treatment.
403-214-2046

Oxford House
The SORCe

Assisting those dealing with homelessness by connecting them to programs. 
403-428-3300

The SORCe
The Dream Centre

Transitional and community Housing.
403-243-5598

The Dream Centre
Aboriginal Futures

Assisting single Aboriginal clients to transition out of homelessness.

Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

Education Resources

Bow Valley College

Academic upgrading and programs.
1-866-428-2669

Bow Valley College
Chinook Learning Centre

Academic upgrading, English language courses, professional development.
403-777-7200

Chinook Learning Centre
Tradewinds To Success

Assessment, training, and teaching for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit adults interested in the construction field.
403-205-3500

Tradewinds To Success
Aboriginal Futures

Training and funding for education for Aboriginal people in the Calgary area.
403-253-5311

Aboriginal Futures

Identification Resources

Calgary Legal Guidance

Providing ID clinics several times monthly to provide clients with non-government photo identification.
403-716-6498

Calgary Legal Guidance
Replacement Alberta Health Cards

Visit a Registry Agent or call Alberta Health Services.
780-427-1432

Alberta Health Services
Replacement Birth Certificates

Visit a Registry Agent.

Replacement Status Cards

Contact Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (1-800-567-9604) or the Aboriginal Friendship Centre.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs CanadaAboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

Family/Child Support and Education Resources

Closer To Home Community Services

Offering an Aboriginal Parenting Program called Kiwehtata Aboriginal Parenting Program.
403-543-0555

Closer To Home Community Services
Mahmawi Atoskiwin

Programs for families that have CFS involvement, groups, and Elder support for families.
403-219-7550

Mahmawi Atoskiwin
Brenda Strafford Society and Brenda’s House

Programs for families fleeing domestic violence and a program for homeless families to help them find housing. 
403-242-8575
Emergency
403-233-2273

Brenda Strafford Society and Brenda’s House
Parent Link Centre

Offers many topics open for discussion, including a Women’s Circle of Safety. Parent Link has programs for both parents to participate in. 
403-862-0721 or 403-860-3654

Parent Link Centre

Legal Assistance Resources

Legal Aid Alberta

Assistance in navigating the justice system, whether it is family law, criminal law.
1-866-845-3425

Legal Aid Alberta
Calgary Legal Guidance

Provides free legal assistance, information and advocacy.
403-234-9266

Calgary Legal Guidance
Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Free of charge court workers to assist in navigating legal issues.
403-237-7850

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Budget and Financial Resources

Money Mentors

Budgeting, saving, credit counselling. Free consultations.
1-888-294-0076

Money Mentors
Momentum

Programs offering financial literacy and education support for those living with mental health or addiction challenges.
403-204-2694

Momentum

Nutrional and Cooking Resources

Alex Community Food Centre

Programs for Indigenous mothers, community meal sharing, cooking on a budget and healthy eating.
403-455-5792

Alex Community Food Centre
Community Kitchen Program of Calgary

Shopping, budget, meal planning and cooking support in a group environment. 
403-275-0258

Community Kitchen Program of Calgary
Calgary Food Bank

Food hampers for individuals and families in need. 
403-253-2055

Calgary Food Bank

Excercise and Physcial Wellness Resources

City of Calgary Fair Entry Program
Contact the City to find out if you are eligible for a reduced fee bus pass and reduced fee access to recreation facilities such as gyms and pools.
Call 211
Or visit the Municipal Building or Village Square Leisure Centre

City of Calgary Fair Entry Program