If the MD Offices are closed or the Community Services Coordinator is not available here are resources available in our area to assist you.

Community Services Important Phone Numbers


211211 Service

211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information or services to deal with life challenges. 211s award-winning telephone help line (2-1-1) and website www.ab.211.ca with online chat service provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government and private not-for-profit services.

It’s available to navigate human services quickly and easily 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in over 100 languages.

The South Ranchlands and Bow Valley areas of the MD have service out of Calgary and North Ranchlands has service out of Red Deer. Trained crisis centre staff answer calls and provide information the services in your area by using your postal code.


Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)

Canmore 403-609-3743
Cochrane 403-851-2250
Cremona 403-637-3731 or 403-510-4521

FCSS offices provide counseling, information and referral support during regular business hours.


Urgent Mental Health Services 

Walk-in counseling service at Banff, Canmore and Calgary Hospitals – available seven days per week from 2-9pm.

Cochrane Community Health Centre has a walk-in mental health clinic Monday-Thursday: 11:00-5:00, Friday 11:00-3:00.

No appointment needed.


Alberta Health Services

Wellness Supports are available via phone, and in person by appointment call 8 1 1 to be connected to services 811 Alberta

Provincial 24 hr Help Lines:
Addiction Services 866-332-2322

Mental Health Services 877-787-2880

AHS Apple Magazine

Screen Test Mobile Breast Cancer Clinic


Primary Care Networks (PCN)

A partnership between family doctors, Alberta Health and Wellness and Alberta Health Services.

Bow Valley PCNInformation, Programs and Services
Calgary Foothills PCNInformation, Programs and Services


Bow Valley Victim Services  

403-760-0197 Promotes and advocates the rights and entitlements of victims of crime and trauma through information, referral, support, assistance, community liaison and education.

Cochrane & Area Victim Services

403-851-8055 or 800-615-5984


Red Cross

Personal Disaster Services 1-888-800-6493


Alberta Human/Community and Social Services

Know the phone numbers that will help


Bow Valley Connections Centre

We create social opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. For more information contact Dorothy, email: mstanif@msn.com



Provides free mental health peer support groups for people living with depression, anxiety, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive, and post-traumatic stress disorders, all in an open and inclusive environment in Banff and Calgary.

No registration or referral required. For more information: 403- 305-4465 or email: contact@supportworks.ca


Canadian Mental Health – Calgary

Learn how to take care of your mental health. Get the facts about mental illness. Find help for yourself or others. Learn how CMHA offers mental health services and supports the community.

BALANCE: Calgary’s Mental Health Blog Be proactive in your own wellness! Learn about mental health, mental illness, and what you do to achieve and maintain a healthy mind.


MS Society Calgary Chapter


Wellspring – Calgary   

A cancer diagnosis can be devastating.

It brings countless life-altering moments and events for the people who receive the diagnosis and for those who love them. People with cancer are compelled to find a new normal, before, during and after treatment. Priorities shift, relationships change, life is different.

Supportive Cancer Care

Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social, practical and restorative needs of people living with cancer and those who care for them. All Wellspring programs, services & resources are offered free of charge and without referral.

Our vision is  No one has to face cancer alone.

Wellspring Programs  – Locations in NW and SE Calgary