Community Resources

Community & Social Services

Call 211 - Information and referral service offered in over 200 languages 24/7
For information about:
            Financial & Social Assistance
            Housing & Utility Help
            Food Assistance & Meal Programs
            Seniors’ Services & Home Care
            Parenting & Family Programs
            Government Program Assistance
            Disability Support Services
            Volunteer Organizations
            Newcomer Services
            Mental Health Support

Income Support Contact Centre | 1.866.644.5135  
Help 24/7 for those who can’t meet their basic needs

The City of Calgary

Call 311 or visit 
For anything related to The City of Calgary, from a stoplight being out to snow removal

Access Calgary | 403.262.1000 or visit
Information of accessible transits for people with different levels of mobility

Calgary Transit | 403.262.1000 or visit
Information on using the public transit systems

Emergency Services

Call 911
In case of Medical Emergency, if you see Fire, a Crime in progress or a Motor Vehicle Accident requiring medical attention or a Tow Truck.

Health Services

Call 811 | Health Link
To speak with a registered nurse for information about physical or mental health.

Medication & Herbal Advice | 1.800.332.1414
For advice and information about herbal medicines 24/7

Poison & Drug Information Service | 1.800.332.1414
For information and advice on poisons and chemicals

Mental Health Services

Distress Centre | 403.266.4357 | 403.543.1967 (Hearing Impaired) | 403.264.3336 (Youth)
For Crisis Support 24/7

Mental Health Helpline | 1.877.303.2642
For mental health concerns 24/7

Violence & Abuse

Bullying Helpline | 1.888.456.2323
Advice and support on bullying 24/7

Child Abuse Hotline |1.800.387.5437
If you believe a child is being abused or neglected 24/7

Family Violence Info Line | 310.1818
If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence and need information on resources, support, and programs 24/7

Kids Help Phone | 1.800.668.6868
Telephone counseling for youth in Canada 24/7