What should I do for work? Job and Career Interest Assessments

A good place to start is the ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) Website. You have to sign up using an email address to use their online self assessments, but it is worthwhile. ALIS offers: Know Yourself – do computer quizzes that will help you learn about what type of work you would like, what kind … Continue reading

Adult Residential (Live In) Addictions Treatment

Addiction Services – Adult Residential Alberta Health Services offers Residential treatment programs, ranging from 20 to 42 days, for adult Albertans seeking help for addictions. The programs are free for those who cannot afford them: speak to AHS staff about how to get funded. Residential Treatment Programs are operated by Alberta Health Services and agencies … Continue reading

NOVA Youth

NOVA offers homeless young people a safe place as they develop the skills to make positive lifestyle choices and live independent and productive lives in the community. NOVA ProvideS: A home and supports: recreation, life coaches, career or upgrading information.  We create a non-judgmental atmosphere, where young people progress at the pace that suits them.  We … Continue reading

BGS Edmonton – VENTURES Career Success Series

BGS is excited to announce a new service opportunity for Individuals 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from Mental Health and Addictions concerns.  As a member of Alberta Health Services Wellness Network, BGS has developed the “VENTURES Career Success Series”. This informative series offers participants … Continue reading

Men’s Support Services – City of Edmonton

Men’s Support Services Men are expected to be independent, strong, in charge, able to solve their problems. What happens when things fall apart? Community Services provides opportunities for men to engage in personal change through men’s support services. Men’s Support Services brochure Email mensgroups@edmonton.ca Individual Assistance An opportunity to talk confidentially with a professional social … Continue reading