SouthWest Communities Resource Centre

Emergency Resources

As your local Community Resource Centre we want to ensure you are obtaining the information and resources that you need in a timely manner.

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If you require immediate help and our office is closed please contact:

  • Distress Centre Calgary offers 24 hour crisis support: 403 266- HELP (4357)   http://www.distresscentre.com/
  • 211 Information and Referral for food, basic needs, shelter, mental health resources etc.
  • The City of Calgary 311 provides access to City departments anytime
  • 811 Health Link
  • Child Abuse Hot Line:  1-800-387-5437
  • Kerby Centre for adults 55+ Providing emotional and personal care support.  http://www.kerbycentre.com/
  • Inform Alberta is a province-wide on-line directory, that contains general information about community, health, social, and government services.https://informalberta.ca/public/common/search.do
  • Family Violence Info line:  403 310-1818
  • Kids Help Line:  1-800-668-6868
  • Calgary Housing Company:  587-390-1200
  • Career Information Hotline:  1-800-661-3753

Our Social Workers are available by appointment each afternoon. 

If you are having challenges navigating the systems, our workers can help.  The staff work to clearly understand a family’s needs and goals and try to suggest services that are accessible, available and appropriate. 

Give our office a call if you need referrals to other organizations and professional services within the community.