Additional Resources

Important Phone Numbers

No cost services available in many languages

Emergency Services

Ambulance, Fire and Police.

 911Availability: 24 Hours

Health Link

Free nurse advice and general health information.

 811Availability: 24 Hours


A free, confidential, multilingual, information and referral system providing information on government and community based health and social services. For a full list of current regions and communities served visit.

 211Availability: 24 Hours

Bullying Helpline

Advice or support on bullying.

 1-888-456-2323Availability: 24 Hours

Child Abuse Hotline

Call if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian.

 1-800-387-5437Availability: 24 Hours

Mental Health Helpline

Offers help for mental health concerns for Albertans.

 1-877-303-2642Availability: 24 Hours

Family Violence Info Line

Call if you (or someone you know) are going through family violence or abuse; if you have questions or want to find out about programs, resources and services.

 310-1818Availability: 24 Hours

Medication & Herbal Advice Line

Advice and information about medicines and herbal products from pharmacists and nurses.

 1-800-332-1414Availability: 24 Hours

Addiction Services Helpline

Help for problems with gambling, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

 1-866-332-2322Availability: 24 Hours

Related Resources

General Health Information

  • Alberta Health Services
    • Healthier Together Schools A website for Alberta educators with actionable ideas to support school wellness through the use of the comprehensive school health framework
    • Healthy Parents, Healthy Children A practical guide to pregnancy and parenting, based on today’s knowledge, evidence and best practices. It’s available as a print and online resource for expectant parents, parents of children under 6 years of age and health care providers
    • Ready or Not Alberta A preconception health website for men and women aged 18-44 either planning, or not planning to become pregnant
    • Screening for Life Population-based breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening programs
  • MyHealth Alberta A joint initiative by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust. Health care experts across the province make sure the information is correct and up-to-date

Abuse & Assault

  • Government of Alberta’s Family Violence Info Line and Online Chat provides information about family violence programs and services, as well as advice and support.
    • 310-1818 available 24/7
    • Online Chat available with trained staff, 8 am to 8 pm daily
  • Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence is available to anyone in Alberta who is looking for support or referrals to specialized sexual assault services
    • 1-866-403-8000 (call or text)



Differing Abilities

Indigenous Health

  • Hope for Wellness Helpline and Online Chat Counseling Services offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada
    • Access the toll-free Helpline (1-855-242-3310) or the Online Chat, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to connect with a counsellor on-line
  • Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada provides culturally safe and healing sexual health information for Aboriginal communities
  • Alberta Health Services Indigenous Health offers information about province-wide and zone-specific services for Indigenous people in Alberta

Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity & Expression 

Sexual & Reproductive Health Information

  • Alberta Health Services
    • Immunize Alberta Answers common questions about the HPV vaccine
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health  Program and service information on sexual and reproductive health services in each zone, including pregnancy options, health topics and resources by topic and related websites. Includes information on abortion services
  • Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
    • Culturally safe and healing sexual health information for Aboriginal communities
    • Provides guidance and advice to help individuals develop and maintain a healthy sexuality

Sexual Health Education

Technology & Media

  • NeedHelpNow For youth who have been impacted by a sexual picture or video being shared by a peer(s) (sexting)
  • MediaSmarts  Provides educational resources to help raise a media savvy generation


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