Thanks for the love

“Thank you for your tutoring services and helping my daughter gain confidence in her studies."

- Youth tutoring program parent

“Your parenting course, was positive and beneficial. The information was presented clearly and allowed for teachings to be easily applied."

- Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting course participant

 

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.