Increasing access to suitable mental health services

We focus on strategies that help people in their time of need and in a manner that meets their uniqueness.

  • 6.6%

    of Albertans were unemployed placing emotional strain on people throughout Central Alberta.

  • 13,896

    Albertans were victims of violence with an intimate partner.

  • 27,630

    Central Albertans have some form of disability.

Many paths to mental health.

We are supporting prevention and intervention programs so people will have the confidence and skills to move forward and lead a fulfilled life.

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We have numerous grant opportunities coming in spring 2023.

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Culturally based programs

Improving access to culturally based mental health programs.

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Counselling services

We improve access to affordable and timely counselling services.

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Helping youth build healthy relationships.

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Family violence

We are supporting households experiencing family violence.

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Promote Mental Health

We have spoken up about the importance of taking care of our mental well-being through our newsletter and social media.

Outcomes with a real impact


Programs Supported


People were able to access counselling services


Students learned about healthy relationships and bullying.




People said they learned a new way to cope with problems

Partnering to Succeed

Association of Communities Against Abuse

Childhood Abuse Treatment & Preventative Education

Catholic Social Services

Individual and Family Counselling Program

Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Association

DRVIC Collaboration Program Coordinator

Red Deer Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

Spinal Cord Injury Association

Rehabilitation Support and Service Coordination and Community Development and Systemic Change

Shalom Counselling Centre

Counselling Services

Turning Point Society of Central Alberta

Harm Reduction Program & Rural Program

Safe Harbour Society

MIH-CET NATAW-HO AKOHPA (Many Healing Blankets Program)

Schizophrenia Society of Alberta Red Deer Branch

Partnership Education Program and Peer Support