Resources

There is an extensive resource library at the FCSS office with reference material, information and books all pertaining to the following Categories:

  • Children and Teens
  • Community Issues
  • Home and family
  • Mental and Physical Health
  • Professional and Financial Resources
  • Relationships
  • Self-improvement
  • Senior information
  • Violence and Abuse
  • and other topics

These resources can be signed out for free and are available for pick-up Monday – Thursday.

Local Websites:

Town of Vulcan Municipal Government Mayor, Tom Grant
Chief Administrative Officer, Kim Fath
Municipal Office
403-485-2417

MUNICIPAL INFORMATION FOR THE VILLAGES IN VULCAN COUNTY

Vulcan County Municipal Government Reeve Rod Ruark
Chief Administrative Officer,
Leo Ludwig
Municipal Office
403-485-2241
Arrowwood Municipal Government Mayor, Matt Crane
Chief Administrative Officer, Christopher Northcott
Municipal Office
403-534-3821
Carmangay Municipal Government Mayor, Kym Nichols
Chief Administrative Officer, Carolyn Erb
Municipal Office
403-643-3595
Champion Municipal Government Mayor, Jamie Smith
Chief Administrative Officer,
Brady Schnell
Municipal Office
403-897-3833
Lomond Municipal Government Mayor, Brad Koch
Chief Administrative Officer, Tracy Doram
Municipal Office
403-792-3611
Milo Municipal Government Mayor, Rapheal Zea
Chief Administrative Officer, Christopher Northcott
Municipal Office
403-599-3883

CRISIS!
911

Distress Centre, 403-266-4357

Canadian Red Cross, Central 1-888-800-6493 central number for personal disasters, causing a family to leave their home.

Rowan House Emergency Shelter, emergency shelter and support for women fleeing domestic abuse, community outreach and healthy relationship workshops , 403-652-3316, email: info@rowanhouse.ca

Homelessness emergency, Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society
Wendy Theodore
403-485-2106

Crisis Hotline, 403-485-5846
24 hour 1-877-303-2642

Family Violence Info Line, 1-403-310-1818

 

Need Help?

Vulcan RCMP– 165075A Range Road 244. Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0, Complaint: 403-485-2266. Admin: 403-485-2267.

Vulcan Regional Victim Services Society – Support and information for victims or crime and tragedy

Contact: Krista Lebreich 403-485-6163, krista.leibreich@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or their website: http://www.vulcanregionalvictimservices.com/

Problem Gambling Resources Network 780-461-1259, website: pgrn@problemgamblingalberta.ca

Alcoholics Anonymous
403-777-1212 Calgary, 403-327-8049 Lethbridge

High River Counselling Centre
Intake line: 403-691-5991
General info: 403-652-5668

Beverly Edwards RN BN, Mental Health Clinician
620 Elizabeth St S Vulcan AB
Phone : 403-485-3356, Fax 403-485-2336

Rural Addictions and Mental Health Services- High River AB
Catharine Mcfee – 406-652-8340, Intake: 1-877-652-4700
Short and long term counselling services include outreach, geriatric, addiction and psychiatric consultation

Claresholm Centre for Mental Health and Addictions
403-682-3520 Claresholm AB
claresholmcentre@albertaheathservices.ca

ADDAC Gambling Info, 403-297-3071

Addiction Resource – understanding addiction substances guide, website: https://addictionresource.com/.

American Society of Addiction Medicine – promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment, website: http://www.asam.org/.

Article on the effects of illegal drugs on your heart by ACLS Training Centre: https://www.acls.net/effects-of-drugs.htm

Helpful resource about addiction and substance abuse from DrugRehab.com: https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/

‘Guide to Teen Drug Addiction’ — https://www.teenrehabcenter.org/addiction/ written by their team at TeenRehabCenter.org, a free web resource on teen addiction — addresses the issues parents and teens face while battling teen substance abuse.  It explores questions such as “What Causes Teen Addiction?”, “How Can I Tell If My Team Has a Problem?”, and “What Can I Do?”.

Living in Vulcan: Other local services

Wheat Country Special Needs, Marie Schooten, email: marie.schooten@telus.net, phone: 403-652-9533

McBride Career Group – Career counseling, workshops , resume writing

Vulcan Library Tuesdays
Appointment necessary – call toll free 1-844-601-2660

Get-A-Way Youth Centre 
Mondays & Wednesdays 4-8 pm, Fridays 2-8 pm
Roxanne Lambert, 403-485-2919, email: vulcanyw@telus.net

Vulcan County Adult Learning – Adult learning courses in Vulcan, health and fitness, general interest, computers, Contact: Sherry Malmberg, 403-485-3109, website: https://www.vulcanadultlearning.ca/.

Vulcan County Rainbow Literacy

2nd Floor County of Vulcan Building- 102 Centre Street, Vulcan

403-485-3107, email info@rainbowliteracy.com, website: rainbowliteracy.com

Healthy Minds/Healthy Children (HM/HC) website of clinical consultation and educational services: hmhc.ca

Community Education Services (CES) provides education for parents, paraprofessionals and professionals through their expert speakers (TeleHealth videoconference viewing available, 2 online at your computer topics (Drugs and Teens, and Co-Parenting) and coming in 2016 WEBINARS for anywhere/anytime access! Click here for their Fall 2015 newsletter of topics: https://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces/newsletter/

Lethbridge Collegewww.lethbridecollege.ca

Triple P Parenting Online – Your Personal Parenting Program 24/7 

Raising kids can be tough. You’d love some advice you can trust, but don’t really want to go to a parenting class. Perhaps you’re too busy, or the program you are looking for is not available in your community. Sounds like Triple P Online could be perfect for you!

Triple P Online is based on the world-acclaimed Triple P — Positive Parenting Program, which has helped an estimated 4 million children and their families in 25 countries.

Website: http://www.triplep-parenting.net/alb-en/get-help/which-triple-p-is-right-for-me/triple-p-online-your-personal-parenting-program-247/?gclid=Cj0KEQjwosK4BRCYhsngx4_SybcBEiQAowaCJfWKCtHQeRJkB3SxOLlOlfevfdJM_E4PiZ0UR5V-BlYaAiih8P8HAQ

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ORGANIZATIONS and AGENCIES