Community Resources

Community Resources

Health Services

HEALTHLink

Dial 811 from anywhere in Alberta, 24hrs a day, 7 days a week for telephone health advice and health information.  Calls are answered by a registered nurse.  Visit https://myhealth.alberta.ca for additional information.

Public Health Services:

Programs and services include Building Better Babies, Oral Health Programs, Car Seat Safety and Inspections, Health Promotions, Breastfeeding Support/Lactation Consultant, Immunizations and Prenatal Classes. 

Peace River: (780) 624-7260

 

Grimshaw/Berwyn: (780) 332-6506

Red Earth Creek: (780) 649-2242

Associate Medical Clinic, Peace River: (780) 624-2581

Mental Health Services: 780-624-6151, Services provided at this Peace River location include walk in counselling, assertive outreach services and regional collaborative service delivery with school based and school linked mental health teams.

 

Libraries:

Peace River Municipal Library: 780-624-4076

Grimshaw Library: 780-332-4553

Berwyn Women’s Institute Municipal Library: 780-338-3616

Dixonville Community Library: 780-971-2593

Nampa Municipal Library: 780-322-3805

Red Earth Creek Public Library: 780-649-3540

Bibliotheque de St. Isidore: 780-624-8182

 

Toy Lending Libraries:

Peace River  – Peace Playland – (780) 618-6714

 

Schools:

Peace River School Division #10
780-624-5941
www.prsd.ab.ca

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division #37
780-624-3956
www.hfcrd.ab.ca

Northlands School Division #61
780-624-2060
nsd61.ca

 

Family & Community Support Services

For more information on programs, recreation opportunities and services, contact your local FCSS office:

 

Peace River FCSS:
780-624-1000

Grimshaw FCSS:
780-332-4788

Nampa/Northern Sunrise County:
780-625-3287

St. Isidore/Three Creeks:
780-624-8071

Cadotte Lake/Little Buffalo:
780-629-2476

 

Services for Families

 Peace Parent Link serving Northwest Peace, Fairview-Clearhills and Manning & District

Peace Parent Link provides services and supports to families and links them with other resources available in the community. Services include Triple P Parenting Programs, parenting courses, developmentally appropriate Learning through play programs for toddlers, preschoolers and

their parents, a resource lending library, parenting information and pamphlets, developmental screenings and drop in play during all open hours.  All programs are FREE, everyone is welcome!  Phone (780) 624-0770 for more information or visit www.peaceparentlink.ca

Early Childhood Interventionist  (780) 624-7253

The purpose of this program is to enhance the child’s

development and strengthen the family’s ability to adapt to the challenges of having a child with exceptional needs.

Sagitawa Friendship Centre

In partnership with community agencies and service providers, the Sagitawa Friendship Centre will provide opportunities and programs that assist aboriginal people to feel valued, supported and capable of reaching their full potential.  Phone (780) 624-2443 for information on programs and services.

Home Visitation Programs – voluntary home visitation programs tailored to meet each family’s individual needs.  Contact Families First for programming in Peace River and area at (780) 624-2451, and in Manning and area phone (780)-836-4722.  Contact Healthy Families in the Fairview area by calling (780) 835-6110.

Northwest Child and Family Services

Phone: 780-624-6460 for the Peace River Office, phone (780) 835-7191 in Fairview and area.

Alberta Supports
Midwest Building 9715 – 100 St, Peace River AB
1-877-644-9992
albertasupports.ca

Alberta Supports helps connect seniors, persons with disabilities, lower income Albertans, and children and youth with programs and services that can assist with daily living; employment and training; abuse, bullying, homelessness and other emergency situations. Albertans can call, click or come-in to access to more than 120 social-based services. Dial 1-877-644-9992, or go to albertasupports.ca, or visit the Peace River Alberta Supports Centre.

Inclusive Child Care Program

The Inclusive Child Care Program provides on-site early intervention services for children from birth to grade one who demonstrate a need for additional behavioral and /or developmental supports within Early Learning and Child Care Programs. Specialists work in collaboration with children, families, caregivers and community agencies to ensure children’s successful inclusion and healthy development.

For more information please contact an Inclusive Specialist in your area.

Peace River & Area                          587-479-9084                     iccppr@ssdcs.ca

 

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