Women Building Futures – Trades training for women

Women Building Futures offers various trades training programs for women, including supports (*housing, financial, etc.) and referrals, including admission opportunities specifically focused for Aboriginal students. Check out their information for prospective (potential) students HERE.    

YOUCAN Edmonton

YOUCAN offers youth programs in Edmonton, including: OUTREACH Relentless Youth Outreach Workers; connecting and building relationships with at-risk youth. EMPLOYABILITY Verto, a 15 week pre-employability skills program for youth (check out the brochure) LEADERSHIP Step Up and Step In, a youth engagement, leadership and empowerment program geared toward the prevention of youth violence and criminal activity. Includes media arts. MENTORING The YOUCAN … Continue reading

Paying for Prescription Drugs When You Have No Money in Alberta

When you need to fill a prescription for a mental or physical health concern, and you do not have money to pay for it, there are a few options: If it is an EMERGENCY you may qualify for funding under Alberta Emergency Precription Drugs or services through Alberta Emergency Benefits. If it is not an emergency, … Continue reading

Do I have Aboriginal Status?

Click HERE for general information on Status under the Indian Act. Click HERE to find out if you might qualify for status under the Indian Act. There are many programs available to Status Indians and people who are aboriginal but may not have official status under the Act. Some programs (some which require status, others … Continue reading

211 Resource Lists

211 Offers PDF (printable) information lists, including:   Resource List for Aboriginal People Resource List for Addictions Resource List for Anger Management Resource List for Basic Needs Resource List for Children Resource List for People with Disabilities Resource List for Family Violence and Abuse Resource List for Leisure/Personal Enrichment Resource List for Men Resource List … Continue reading

Edmonton Financial Literacy Society

The Edmonton Financial Literacy Society provides financial literacy education workshops, courses, and training. The Edmonton Financial Literacy Society Suite #1 10865 96 Street ED, AB T5H 2K2 Phone: 780.944.1558 Some Interesting Links: Aboriginal Financial Literacy Program Budget Forms and Cool Tools

Wood Buffalo Wellness Society (Mark Amy Centre)

Wood Buffalo Wellness Society (Mark Amy Centre) Box 5748 Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4V9 Telephone: (780)-334-2398 Fax: (780) 334-2352 Email: markamy@onehealth.ca Date Opened: 1989 Type of Treatment Offered:In-Patient/Out-PatientNumber of In-patient beds:10Programming offered in:EnglishTarget age:18 years old and overAverage treatment cycle length (in days):42Gender of Clients:Male/FemaleIntake frequency:ContinuousType of Programming Available: Residential Schools Couples counselling Trauma & … Continue reading

St. Paul Treatment Centre, Cardston Alberta

St. Paul Treatment Centre Box 179, Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0 Telephone: (403) 737-3757 Fax: (403) 737-2207 Toll Free: 1-888-737-3757 Date Opened: 1977 Type of Treatment Offered:In-PatientNumber of In-patient beds:26Programming offered in:EnglishTarget age:18 years old and overAverage treatment cycle length (in days):35 Gender of Clients:Male/FemaleIntake frequency:Continuous Type of Programming Available: Residential Schools Gender-Based Accepts Clients with … Continue reading

Siksika Medicine Lodge, Siksika Alberta

Siksika Medicine Lodge Box 1550,Siksika, AlbertaT0J 3W0 Telephone: (403) 734-3444Fax: (403) 734-3860Email: yvonneo@siksikahealth.com Date Opened: 2010 Type of Treatment Offered: In-Patient Number of In-patient beds: 10 Programming offered in: English Target age: 12-17 years old Average treatment cycle length (in days): 120 Gender of Clients: Male/Female Intake frequency: Block Type of Programming Available: Concurrent disorders … Continue reading