Below are resources for mental health support. Please note you may also reach out to Mrs. Jeannotte (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Tina (email@example.com)
Coping After a Disaster
Community Resource Team (Wood Homes) – 403-299-9699 – 24 hour online family crisis support
Distress Centre – 24 hour crisis line – 403-266-4357
South Calgary Health Centre – 31 Sunpark Plaza SE
Mental Health Walk In – one time counseling session - Telephone: 403-943-9374, Hours: Monday to Thursday – 4 pm to 7 pm and Friday 9 am to 12 pm. You must call before 3:30 pm for an appointment for Monday to Thursday evening and Thursday evening for an appointment for Friday morning.
Mental Health Urgent Care – mental health crisis assessment - Telephone: 403-943-9383, Hours: Open 365 days a year from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. If a situation arises related to self -harm or harm to others, please call 911 immediately.
Kids Help Line – 1-800-668-6868 24 hour support line for kids;
Counseling - Please also know about ACCESS Mental Health for counseling referrals through Alberta Health Services – 403-943-1500
AHS Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642- 24 hour help line
Resources for Food
- Meals on Wheels
- North East Family Connection Agency Gift
Card Program: Required: call to make an
appointment 587-617-8514; Additional information: Gift
cards for emergency food, baby items and some emergency food in pantry.
Office hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.
- Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids: Lunch support available in the form of
grocery gift cards for Calgary students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Gift cards
available for a variety of stores. Complete the
- FoodFinderYYC is a Brown Bagging for
Calgary’s Kids initiative that connects kids, teens and parents to free
food in Calgary. Use the search function on the website to show you where
you can find food resources and what you need to bring to access the food at
each location. For those without internet access,
text FOOD to 587-318-0232 and follow the prompts.
- Calgary Food Bank Hamper Program: You must call ahead to book a hamper
before picking up. The phone line is open between 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Once
you have been approved, volunteers will book you a specific time to pick-up
your hamper. Hampers can be picked-up at our main
5000 11 St. S.E.) or one of their satellite
locations. Specialty hampers available: renal, infant, celiac and prenatal. To request a hamper
- One Voice Canada: No-cost food hampers and care packages
are available for delivery. The following items can be added upon request:
flour, rice, milk or lentils. Indian vegetarian meals may also be requested. To request a delivery, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text message to
- The Salvation Army Community Services: No-cost, emergency food hampers are
available with up to two days’ worth of non-perishable food and hygiene items.
Delivery is available. Additional items can be requested including diapers,
wipes and formula for infants or toddlers. To request service, contact 403-220-0432
- Centre Street Church Hamper Program: Please
have the client go to the following link on
the Centre Street Church website.
https://www.cschurch.ca/hope-lends-a-hand/ . Hit
the blue button at the bottom that says “I Have A Need”. It will take you to a
page you can fill out.
Websites for COVID-19 Information:
Time Capsule Sheets
Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) A Parent Resource
Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty
Emergency Financial Assistance
My Lock Down Diary
The Kids Write
Calming Exercises for Kids: Breathing and Stretching
I am Peace, A Book of Mindfulness - Children's Books Read Aloud
Song that goes with "I am Peace" book
Sesame Street: Name that Emotion
"Emotions" - StoryBots Super Songs Episode 8 - Netflix Jr
Kids Up Front
Trauma Informed Care