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Health Resources

Alberta Health System Services

Alberta Health
Alberta health insurance and benefits, doctors, hospitals and facilities, and other healthcare supports and information.

Alberta Health Services (AHS)
AHS is responsible for the planning and delivery of health supports and services for Albertans. It provides health information about wellness and healthy living, emergency health services, immunization, and other vital information. 

Health Link Alberta
Provides Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention.
Phone:811

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan 
Ask questions about Alberta’s health care insurance plan, send your completed forms, update your information or get a replacement card.

Health Canada
Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high-quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks.

Immunize Alberta

Primary Care

Accelerating Change Transformation Team (ACTT)
Oversees and supports the development of Primary Care Networks in Alberta.

Primary Health Care
Information on primary care in Alberta.

Healthy Living

Alberta Healthy Living Program
Improving your health and quality of life to those with a chronic condition

Alberta Healthy Living Resources
Healthy living, active living, and healthy eating resources, including Eat Smart Meet Smart.

Prescription to Get Active
Support individuals to become more active, to equip doctors and their healthcare teams with the tools to educate their patients on the importance of physical activity and to partner with recreation facilities to provide accessible spaces within all communities.

Inform Alberta
A province-wide on-line directory of community, health, social, and government services across the province. Services are organized by topic and geographic area.

Information & Resources for Patients and Families by AHS

Active For Life
A national initiative created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy.

Alberta Centre for Active Living
Evidence-based physical activity information for practitioners and decision-makers.

Nutrition & Weight

Canadian Obesity Network
Provides resources for the public and health professionals about obesity and weight loss management.

Canadian Nutrition Society 

Canadian Celiac Association
A good information source for people with Celiac Disease, including diet recommendations.

Unlock Food, Expert Guidance, Everyday Eating
Information and tips on healthy eating problems such as picky eaters.

Cookspiration
Meal planning and recipes, developed by Dietitians of Canada and other organizations.

Dietitians of Canada

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta
Provides meaningful support to those affected directly and indirectly by eating disorders. 

Mental Health

Seniors Resources

Caregiver Support
Alberta Care Givers Association

General Services
Good Samaritan Society
A leading faith-based, not-for-profit, registered charities in Western Canada that provide quality accommodations, health, and community care services and programs to aging individuals in need. 

SAGE Seniors Association
Enhance the quality of life of older persons and their families

Spruce Grove Pioneer Centre Golden Age Club
Spruce Grove Pioneer Centre Golden Age Club
North Edmonton Seniors Association (NESA)

Activity
ElderCare Edmonton
Provides therapeutic recreation adult day programs and a caregiver support program.

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls
Provides phone-based interactive activities for seniors, with regular and seasonal programs added regularly.  

Driving
AMA/CAA’s Driving Portal
Driving Happiness
DriveAble

Alzheimer & Dementia
Dementia Advice Project
Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories

Meals/Food
Heart to Home Meals
Parkland Food Bank Society
WECAN Food Basket Society

Housing
Meridian Foundation
St. Michael’s Grove Manor
Physical Culture Association of Alberta
Grove Seniors' Village

Continuing Care
AHS Continuing Care

Maternity & Parenting

Healthy Parents, Healthy Children
Information (and books) for families expecting a baby and with children under 6 years of age.

Birth and Babies
Childbirth and parenting education information by Alberta Health Services. 

Caring for Kids
Provide parents with information about their child's health and well-being, developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society.

Active For Life
A national initiative created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy.

Breastfeeding Your Baby
Information about your breastmilk supply and how often your baby will feed, different positions to try, steps for a proper latch, how to know whether your baby is getting enough, and more.

Feeding Solid Foods
Information on feeding babies ages 6 – 12 months. 

Alberta Children’s Services  

Alberta Parenting

The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (CFSID)
A national foundation focused on SIDS, and more recently also dedicated to reducing all sudden and unexpected infant deaths including stillbirths.

Family Support Services

Community Resources

Directory of Services
Spruce Grove, Stony Plain & Parkland County Green Book 
PDF document and an option to pick up a printed book: contains a summary of community resources, services and support groups in the Tri-Municipal Region. It is a valuable tool for anyone looking for services or support.

General, Emergency & Protective Services
City of Spruce Grove
Parkland County
Stony Plain
Wabamun

Crisis Assistance/Emergency Shelters
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
WIN House (Edmonton Women’s Shelter)
Wings of Providence
Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre
YESS (Youth Empowerment & Support Services)
Stop Abuse in Families (S.A.I.F) Society

Disability & Special Needs Support

AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped)

Association for Supported Community Connections (ASCC)

I Have A Chance Support Services Ltd.
Provides services to individuals requiring support in various aspects of their lives.

CNIB
Innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.

Palliative/Hospice Care

Light Up Your Life Tri-Community Palliative/Hospice Care Society
A group of dedicated and compassionate volunteers from within the Tri-Community area of Stony Plain, Spruce Grove and Parkland County, Alberta Canada. 

Substance Abuse

Al-Anon
Help and support for families and friends of alcoholics.

Addiction and mental health

Smoking Cessation

Alberta Quits
An online multi-media smoking cessation tool available through Alberta Health Services.

Asthma

The Asthma Society of Canada
A national, volunteer-driven charity, solely devoted to enhancing the quality of life for people living with asthma and respiratory allergies.

Alberta Lung Association
Provides information about lung diseases such as asthma and COPD, as well as information about smoking cessation and the environment.

Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society
A national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Screening for Life
Promotes early cancer detection by making breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a priority.

Medical Support Organizations

Diabetes
Canadian Diabetes Association
Provides information for newly diagnosed diabetics including resources about the disease and living with it.

Hypertension
Hypertension Canada
Provides information about blood pressure and hypertensions prevention and treatment.

Parkinson’s
Parkinson's Society of Canada

Provides information and resources for people living with Parkinson's Disease.
Parkinson Association of Alberta

Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

ALS Society of Alberta North Region
Support for people living with and affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Epilepsy
Edmonton Epilepsy Association

Brain Care
Brain Care Centre