Services for Older Adults

ALBERTA SERVICES for SENIORS AND HOUSING

  • CLICK HERE  for the Seniors Service Provide Resource Guide
  • CLICK HERE for the Seniors Programs and Services

211 Phone Number: Seniors Information Phone Line

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Call one number to be connected to programs, services and resources in the community. The 211 Information and Referral Specialist will direct you to appropriate programs and services in the community.
  • 211 Website link

811 Phone Number: Health Link 24/7

  • Dial 8-1-1
  • Get quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. The nurse will ask questions, assess symptoms and determine the best care for you.
  • Alberta Health Services 811 Website link
  • Remember, in a medical emergency, always call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

INJURY PREVENTION CENTRE (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA) – PREVENTING FALLS

CLICK HERE for more information about the Finding Balance Falls Prevention Program and how you can get the tools and resources offered by this program (at no cost to you!). Take a quiz to find out your risk of falling and how to reduce this risk.

City of Edmonton Support Services

CLICK HERE for the City of Edmonton support services for seniors.

SAGE (Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton)

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC)

  • The ESCC is an umbrella organization that encourages coordinated actions of its members to continue to build an age-friendly Edmonton and enhance the lives of all Edmonton seniors.
  • Sign up for their free newsletter “Link Letter” which provides a wide range of timely resources and interesting information.
  • CLICK HERE to view the ESCC web site. Under the seniors tab, you will find:
    • recreational and wellness programs for adults 55+
    • the latest news and events for seniors
    • ESCC member agencies and their services
    • your local seniors centre in Edmonton
    • useful information about a variety of seniors topics
    • work and volunteer opportunities

Seniors Home Supports Program

  • SWESA is proud to sponsor the SHSP for the SouthWest district.
  • CLICK HERE to view the SHSP web site.

 Strathcona Place Outreach Team (SPOT)

  • CLICK HERE to view the SPOT web site
  • Language Services
  • Tax forms or other official documents
  • Housing
  • Abusive circumstances
  • Call 780 433 5807 for any  Outreach Service
  • Assistance Director/Outreach Coordinator available at 780 433 5809.

Non-emergency police complaint line: 780 423 4567

Targeted or victimized by door to door  salespeople? Call 1 877 427 4088