Calgary and region

Contact Info:

Canadian Mental Health Association, Calgary
Suite 400, 105 – 12 Ave. SE (Kahanoff Centre)
Calgary, AB T2G 1A1
T: (403) 297-1700
E: [email protected]

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Canadian Mental Health Association Programs:

Post Discharge Transition Program


The Post Discharge Transition Program provides an intensive level of supportive living for clients with a severe and persistent mental disorder who are transitioning from hospital into the community.

Supportive Living


The Supportive Living Program offers comprehensive and specialized mental health support services within residential settings.



The Advocacy program provides advocacy services to individuals and/or families who are dealing with mental health concerns.

Independent Living Support


The Independent Living Support program provides a comprehensive range of skill development services to people living in the community with severe and persistent mental illness.

Street Outreach & Stabilization (SOS)


The Outreach and Stabilization Program works to link hard-to-reach homeless adults who are experiencing mental illness to essential services.

Peer Options

Peer Support

Peer Options provides a group peer support environment where adults with a mental disorder can further their health and well-being by reducing isolation and building social skills.

Leisure & Recreation

Peer Support

The Leisure Recreation program helps overcome isolation that often accompanies a mental disorder by encouraging clients to partake in social/recreational activities.

Continuing Connections

Peer Support

The Continuing Connections Program enhances quality of life for younger residents of continuing care facilities who have a mental disorder as well as complex medical needs.

Community Education


The Mental Health Education Program educates the community on mental health and wellness. Resource delivery is high quality, interactive, age-appropriate educational sessions tailored to junior and senior high school students, adults and community groups.

Family Support


The Family Support Program delivers support services enabling families in distress to more effectively manage their circumstances.

Suicide Bereavement Program


Suicide Bereavement is a grief support program specific to those who have experienced loss by suicide. The program offers counselling for individuals and families, psycho-educational support groups, and drop-in peer support groups.

Other Community Resources:


Addiction Helpline (24 Hours)
1 (866) 332-2322
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
(403) 777-1212
Cocain Anonymous
(780) 425-2715
Alberta Health Services Addictions Centre
(403) 266-4357
Aventa Addiction Treatment for Women
(403) 245-9050
AHS Addiction Services - Opioid Dependency Program
(403) 955-6200


Alberta Health Advocates: Mental Health
(780) 422-1812
Alberta Human Rights Commission
(780) 427-7661
Calgary Domestic Violence Collective
(403) 802-2382
Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS)
(780) 644-3000
The Utilities Consumer Advocate

Eating Disorder

Financial Assistance/Services

Food Banks

Calgary Food Bank
(403) 253-2059
Calgary Meals on Wheels
(403) 243-2834
Good Food Box-Community Kitchen Program of Calgary
(403) 275-0258

Health Support

Alberta Health Link
CUPS Primary Care Medical Clinic
(403) 221-8797
CUPS Women’s Health Clinic
(403) 221-8790
Doctor Referral Service Calgary Health Region
(780) 423-4764
Endurance on 8th Centre
(403) 265-8383
HIV Community Link
(403) 508-2500

Housing and Shelter

Accessible Housing
(403) 282-1872
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Emergency Women's Shelter (Crisis)
(403) 531-1972
Bethany Care Society (Seniors)
(403) 284-6000
Boys and Girls Club of Calgary Avenue 15 Youth Shelter
(403) 828-HOPE (4673)
Calgary Dream Centre
(403) 243-5598
Calgary Drop-In Centre
(403) 266-3600
Calgary Housing Company
(587) 390-1200
Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter
(403) 234-7233
CASS- Langin Place (Males)
(403) 237-5435
Community Lamda
(403) 955-6376 
Emma Maternity House Society (Pregnant Women)
(403) 726-0076
Horizon Housing Society
(403) 297-1746
Inn From The Cold (Families)
(403) 263-8384
Kerby Shelter (Seniors)
(403) 265-0661
Norfolk Housing Association
(403) 270-3062
Oxford House Housing & Outreach Office
(403) 287-8771
Potential Place
(403) 216-9250
The Mustard Seed Calgary Shelter
(403 )269-1319
The Victory Foundation
(403) 264-0598
YWCA Sheriff King Home (Women and Children)
(403) 266-4111
YWCA Community Based Supportive Housing (Women)
(403) 263-1550
YWCA Mary Dover House (Women and Children)
(403) 263-1550

Legal Support

Calgary Legal Guidance
(403) 234-9266
Legal Aid Alberta
1 (866) 845-3425

Mental Health Support Service

24 Hour Crisis Line (Distress Centre)   
(403) 266-4357
Mental Health Helpline (24 Hours)
1 (877) 303-2642
Alberta Health Services, Care Giver Services
(403) 955-1674
Alberta Health Services, Post-Partum Community Services
(403) 943-9300
Calgary Association of Self-Help (CASH)
(403) 266-8711
Calgary Counselling Centre
(403) 691-5991
Catholic Family Services
(403) 233-2360
Jewish Family Services
(780) 454-1194
OBAD (Organization of Bi-Polar Affective Disorder)
(403) 263-7408
Schizophrenia Society of Alberta, Calgary Branch
(403) 264-5161

Student Resources

* * Most campus resources are available to students that are currently enrolled in their respective institutions only * *

Alberta College of Art + Design - Student Counselling
(403) 284-7600
University of Calgary - SU Wellness Centre
(403) 210-9355
SAIT Students’ Association (SAITSA)
(403) 210-5823

Thrift stores

Calgary Inter-Faith Furniture Society
(403) 276-3173
Women in Need Society of Calgary
(403) 255-5102
Mennonite Thrift Store
(403) 272-0282

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