Resources for Youth

(Note: This list is not exhaustive. If you can not find a resource you are looking for,
contact us at bgs@bgsenterprises.com or 780-425-6655)


Edmonton Area

Career Planning and Job Search
1. ALIS
2. Interview Prep: the 31 most common interview questions and how to answer them

3. Common Job Search Sites
Indeed
Canada Job Bank
Edmonton Jobs Site
Workopolis
Kijiji

Youth Support Programs
1. Access Open Minds
2. Drop-In Single Session Counselling
3. Youthspace.ca, Emotional Support and Crisis Response
4. Kids Help Phone OR 1-800-668-6868
5. Bully Free Alberta
6. YOUCAN Youth Services
7. Terra Centre
8. The Support Network – 780-482-4357
9. The Family Centre
10. Youth Support Programs through the Bill Rees YMCA
11. The Rainbow Pages LGBTQ+ Resources
12. Tutors for Affordable Education

Housing
1. YESS: Youth Empowerment and Support Services
2. Youth Housing First – Office Number: 780-701-3606
3. E4C

General Supports
1. Income Tax Filing Support
2. Ride Transit Program
3. Leisure Access Program
4. Linkyeg.ca, Search for the resource you need
5. You Can Benefit, Search for the resource you need
6. 211 Resource Book Combined
7. 211 Resources Book Youth Specific

Food
1. WeCan Food Baskets -http://edmontonsfoodbank.harmonyapp.com/hungry/wecan-food-basket-society/
2. Edmonton Food Bank, Food Options

Medical/Dental Resources
1. Compass Centre for Sexual Health
2. Birth Control Centre
3. Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
4. Find a Doctor
5. Emergency Prescription Coverage
6. Youth Addiction Services
7. Shine Dental Clinic

 

Suburban Edmonton Area

Youth Support Programs
1. St. Albert Community Intake Counsellor
2. St. Albert-The Collective (Youth Centre)
3. Morinville Youth Centre
4. Beaumont- Chantel Berube Youth Centre
5. Leduc Youth Outreach Worker: 780-980-7109
6. Emergency Social Services (thorough FCSS)
7. Devon- Local Youth Experience (youth centre)
8. Calmar- Open Access Youth Club: Keith Froese, OpenAccessYouthClub@gmail.com

Housing
1. Sherwood Park-A Safe Place Women’s Shelter
2. St. Albert Affordable Housing
3. St. Albert Housing Society
4. Leduc Regional Housing Foundation
5. Leduc Foundation (affordable housing)

Food
1. Strathcona County Food Bank
2. Parkland Food Bank Society
3. St. Albert Food Bank
4. Redwater Food Bank
5. Leduc Food Bank
6. Leduc WeCan Food Basket

Medical/Dental Resources
1. Fort Saskatchewan FCSS subsidized Counselling
2. Beaumont Subsidized Counselling
3. Leduc Crisis Support Centre (The Support Network)
4. Leduc- FCSS Subsidized Counselling Service: 780-980-7109
5. Devon Crisis Support or 1-800-232-7288
6. Devon Mental Health and Wellness Support

Pregnancy/Parenting
1. Spruce Grove Parent Link Centre
2. Stony Plain-Native Counselling Services of Alberta- Aboriginal Parent Link Centre: 780-963-8756
3. St. Albert Family Resource Centre
4. Leduc: Outreach for Pregnant and Parenting Teens: 780-986-9466

FCSS Offices
1. Strathcona County
2. Spruce Grove
3. Leduc
4. Stony Plain
5. Fort Saskatchewan FCSS
6. Bon Accord
7. Gibbons
8. Beaumont
9. Devon
10. Calmar

Other Supports
1. Strathcona County Youth Help Card
2. Strathcona County Sexual Assault Centre
3. Sherwood Park-EmpowerU Financial Literacy Program
4. Spruce Grove Youth Mentorship
5. Spruce Grove Income Tax Clinic
6. Stony Plain Youth Centre
7. Spruce Grove Goodwill: 780-960-4061
8. Fort Saskatchewan Furniture Bank: ftsaskfurniturebank@gmail.com
9. St. Albert Community Village
10. Sturgeon Community Resource Network
11. Beaumont Community Volunteer Income Tax
12. Beaumont- Community Threads-780-265-5610
13. Leduc Recreation Assistance Program
14. Leduc- The Hub (resource center)
16. Leduc Income Tax Help
17. Devon Community Bus: Community Bus
18. Calmar Bus Service to Leduc

 

Northwest Alberta

Career Planning and Job Search
1. High Level Business Directory (for job searching ideas)
2. Peace River Business Directory
3. Spirit River Business Directory
4. Falher Career Resource Centre
5. Falher Business Directory
6. McLennan Business Directory
7. Fox Creek Career and Employment Centre

Youth Support Programs
1. Rainbow Lake Youth Centre
2. High Level Student Wellness Project
3. Grande Prairie Street Survival Guide (Resource book)
4. Grande Prairie YMCA of Northern Alberta
5. Grande Prairie PACE Sexual Assault Centre
6. Grande Prairie Youth and Intervention Program / Outreach
7. Grande Prairie Friendship centre
8. Grande Prairie Cool-aid society
9. Beaverlodge Victims Services
10. Beaverlodge Community School Liaison
11. (Valleyview) Greenview Community Resource Centre
12. Fox Creek Youth Programs

Housing
1. Peace River Affordable Housing
2. Grande Prairie Housing/Homelessness Initiatives
3. Grande Prairie Sunrise House (youth emergency shelter)
4. Beaverlodge Affordable Housing
5. Slave Lake Regional Housing Authority
6. (Fox Creek) Heart River Housing

Family & Community Support Offices
1. Spirit River FCSS
2. Falher FCSS
3. McLennan FCSS
4. High Prairie FCSS
5. Sexsmith FCSS
6. Grande Prairie FCSS
7. Wembley FCSS
8. Beaverlodge FCSS
9. Valleyview FCSS
10. Slave Lake FCSS
11. Fox Creek FCSS: FCSS
12. Grande Cache FCSS

Food

1. Fox Creek Food Bank
2. Listing of all Food Banks in Alberta

Medical/Dental Resources
1. Rainbow Lake Mental (Health) Services
2. Fort Vermillion (Mental) Health Services
3. Manning Hospital Services: Hospital Services
4. Falher Health Services
5. McLennan Health Services
6. Beaverlodge Alberta Health Services
7. Valleyview Alberta Health Services
8. High Level AA/NA Meetings
9. High Level Alberta Health Services/Programs

Pregnant/Parenting
1. High Level Native Friendship Centre Pregnant/Parenting
2. Manning Regional Childcare Association
3. Slave Lake ParentLink
4. Fox Creek Parent Link

Other Supports
1. High Level Income Tax Assistance (less the 45K)- Contact FCSS
2. Manning/Peace River Complete Resource Guide
3. Manning Town Bursary for College
4. Spirit River College Bursary: College Bursary
5. (Red Earth Creek) Back Lakes Community Outreach
6. Peace River Complete Resource Guide
7. Fairview Community Resource Guide
8. Grande Prairie: Ride Transit/Leisure Access Program
9. Grande Prairie Newcomers Guide
10. Slave Lake Leisure Economic Assistance Program (LEAP)
11. Chipewyn Lake Scholarship/Bursary
12. Wabasca (MD of Opportunity) Resource Directory

 

Northeast Alberta

Career Planning and Job Search
1. Fort McKay Community Employment Centre: http://fortmckay.com/health-human-services/steps-forward-program/

Youth Support Programs
1. Fort McKay Wellness Centre: (780) 828-4312
2. Fort McKay Youth Centre
3. Fort McMurray -Justin Slade Youth Foundation
4. Fort McMurray -YMCA of Northern Alberta
5. Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club

Medical/Dental Resources
1. Fort McKay Health Centre
2. Fort McMurray Primary Care Network Youth Clinic
3. Fort McMurray Youth Mental Health Supports
4. Fort McMurray -Some Other Solutions- Crisis Support Line/Youth Programs

Pregnancy/Parenting
1. The Mothers of McKay: (780) 792-8845
2. Fort McKay Family Support Centre
3. Fort McMurray Baby Friendly Wood Buffalo
4. Fort McMurray Doulas Resource page
5. Fort McMurray -The Hub Parenting Centre