Edmonton’s resiliency is possible through the extensive and collaborative efforts of community groups and non-profits to deliver a wide range of public social services. To learn more, please call 211 or visit the 211 Alberta website.

Gender-Based and Family Violence Prevention
  • 24 Hr Family Violence Info Line: 780-310-1818
  • Chat Online alberta.ca/SafetyChat (8am - 8pm)
  • Children’s Services: 1-800-387-5437
Mental Health Supports

Like physical health challenges, mental health challenges can take many forms. Every individual has unique experiences, personal traits, and responsibilities that affect their day to day activities. Sometimes balancing all the components of our lives can become too much—and that is okay. 

There are resources available to individuals who are seeking help or wanting to talk to someone:

  • Call 911 if in immediate danger
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
    • Distress line: 780-482-HELP (4357)
  • Call 211 for information and referrals to connect to social, health and government services
  • Alberta Health Services Mental Health Helpline: 1-877-303-2642
  • Alberta Health Services - Addiction and Mental Health
    • Community Urgent Services and Stabilization Team: 780-342-7777
    • Children’s Mental Health Crisis Line: 780-427-4491
    • AHS Addictions Helpline: 1-866-332-2322
  • Visit Canadian Mental Health Association or AHS Help in Tough Times for additional resources.
Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board

The Landlord-Tenant Advisory Board (LTAB) provides advice and information to residential tenants and landlords to address tenancy issues and ensure both tenants and landlords are aware of their rights and obligations pursuant to the Residential Tenancies Act and the Mobile Homes Sites Tenancies Act:

  • For advice and information, please call 780-496-5959 Ext.1
  • To order forms, please call 780-496-5959 Ext. 2
  • You may also contact us at our email address: ltab@edmonton.ca
  • For more information, see Support for Tenants
Financial Support for Individuals

You Can Benefit is an online tool that provides citizens with easy web and mobile access to information on local, municipal, provincial and federal benefits. Check to see if you qualify for any of these benefits. To get started, visit youcanbenefit.edmonton.ca

The Financial Empowerment Program provides support to people living on a low income to expand their financial knowledge, reduce debt, grow savings and build assets.

Edmonton Financial Empowerment Collaborative provides information about resources and supports to help visitors to the site earn, save and build towards a stable and secure financial future.

How You Can Help

Volunteer Connector

Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations

Canada Helps - For donating and fundraising online

Government of Canada – Information on charities and giving

Health Information

Respiratory Illness Assessment Tool - Alberta Health Services provides an online assessment tool to help decide if you should talk to someone about your symptoms or need additional care.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health - Public Health Agency of Canada

Active For Life, Alberta Active After School, and Be Fit For Life offer many activities for individuals and families to stay active.

Provincial Resources

COVID-19 Information for Albertans

Provincial Small Business Resources - Provides supports to help Alberta entrepreneurs and small businesses start, grow and succeed.

Consumer Protection: If you see prices for products or services in Alberta skyrocket, you can report it through our Report-a-Ripoff submission form or by calling 1-877-427-4088.

Landlords and Tenants in Alberta: Rights and Responsibilities