Help for Parents in Alberta

Connections Counselling has services designed for parents with learning difficulties:

  • learn parenting and life skills
  • meet other moms and dads
  • help at home
  • counselling for parents and families

Call 403 209 1100 for more information

Find the right community and social services for you.

  • Dial 211 to talk to someone on the phone,
  • Search the online resource directory HERE, or
  • Chat online from 12:00-8:00 pm daily HERE

Do you have a health concern for yourself or a child? Call Health Link by dialing 811 for quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. 

In a medical emergency, always call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

Legal Aid Alberta helps eligible Albertans facing legal issues. A Legal Services Officer can work with you to find out if you are eligible for legal advice or representation.

For more information call 1 866 845 3425 or click HERE to go to the Legal Aid website. 

Your Parent Link Centre (PLC) has free programs for you and your whole family. Staff at the PLC can help you find answers to questions about pregnancy and parenting. There are also play programs and activities for kids.

Click HERE to find a location near you

Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health 24/7 Hotline: A confidential, anonymous service providing crisis intervention, information about mental health programs and services, and referrals to other agencies if needed
Call 1-877-303-2642

Family Violence Info Line: 24/7 helpline in over 170 languages to provide support and advice for people experiencing family violence.
Call 310-1818 or click here to chat online

Find your local crisis centre:

To locate the shelter nearest you, call the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters toll-free at 1‑866‑331‑3933.
For a list of Alberta crisis centers click here