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

Pregnancy Support

Birthright International http://www.birthright.org #180 – 11520 100th Ave. NW Edm, AB   T5K0J7 Phone: 780.488.0681 Hotline: 1-800-550-4900 Edmonton Pregnancy Care Centre http://www.pregnancycarecentre.ca 11223 – 100th Ave.Edm, AB   T5K0J1 Phone: 780.424.2624 Hotline: 1-877.424.2685 [Toll free] Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre http://www.edpregnancy.org #202- 12212 Jasper Avenue Edm, AB   T5K3K3 Phone: 780.482.5111 THE BACK PORCH [For those considering Abortion] Corner … Continue reading

Bissel – Child and Family Resources

The Bissel Centre offers Child and Family Resources, including: Free temporary childcare for newborns to children five years of age; Family Support workers; Parenting classes; Health for Two (pre-natal program for pregnant women); Women’s lunch program; Diapers, formula, and baby layettes for families in need. Click HERE for more information.

Stepping Stones – Young Pregnancy and Parenting Support

Stepping Stones is a faith based charity walking pregnant and parenting youth towards hope and success. They provide services and support including: Mentoring Parenting and life Skills Resources Connections Care Closet Community Birth and Labour Support Click HERE to view their contact information and website.

Family Law

Information on the Family Law Act can be found at the below links: Family Law Information Centre http://www.albertacourts.ab.ca/familylaw/ Alberta Justice Family Law [there is a good ‘common questions’ section)http://justice.alberta.ca/programs_services/families/Pages/family_law_legislation.aspx Legal Aid Alberta http://www.legalaid.ab.ca/help/FAQs/Pages/familylaw.aspx Student Legal Services http://www.slsedmonton.com/family/ An overview of the Family Law Act http://www.albertacourts.ab.ca/cs/familyjustice/FLAOverview.pdf Queen’s printer – the Family Law Act in PDF: http://www.qp.alberta.ca/574.cfm?page=F04P5.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=9780779756186 … Continue reading

Boyle McCauley Health Centre

Boyle McCauley Health Centre http://www.bmhc.net 10628 – 96 Street Edmonton, AB T5H 2J2 Phone (780) 422-7333 Fax (780) 422-7343 Serves primarily the Edmonton communities of Boyle Street, McCauley and Norwood. BMHC provides crucial primary health services to those who face multiple barriers to accessing health services. These barriers include: Ethnicity Poverty Homelessness/lack of appropriate housing … Continue reading

SHINE Youth Clinic

SHINE Youth Clinic [Boyle McCauley Health Center; University of Alberta] 10628 – 96 St. Edmonton, AB T5H 2J2 http://www.shineclinic.ca Email: [various available on website] Phone: (780) 422-7333  A free drop-in healthcare clinic serving Edmonton’s youth ages 16-24, managed and staffed by University of Alberta Healthcare students representing 8 disciplines; Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, … Continue reading

The Back Porch

The Back Porch 10958 124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta (On the corner of 109 A Ave. & 124th St.) Website: http://www.thebackporch.info Email: amanda@thebackporch.info Phone: Amanda at (780) 421-9941 or if you need to speak to someone 1-877-424-2685 Please feel free to drop by Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Coping with an unplanned … Continue reading