Info & Referral
Phone: 780-408-LINK (5465)
(24 hours a day) A range of services are available for families planning or expecting an infant, or who have a new baby. We also help families develop the understanding, skills and resources they need to: maintain or improve their health; prevent injuries and disease; identify health problems early; receive treatment for health problems; manage common
illnesses and chronic illnesses; and find the right health services when needed.
Early Intervention pre-school program for 3-4 year olds Aboriginal children. September to June half day programming, transportation is available.
EDSS provides information and support for persons with Down syndrome and their families. Check our website for information on monthly general meetings and our casual evening Parent Groups. Trained volunteer parents will visit new parents to provide peer support and information. Support can be given in person, over the phone, or via email.
This website lists services, supports and resources specifically for families and other caregivers of children, youth and adults affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Edmonton, Calgary and other regions of Alberta.
The Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research is a self-supporting, non-profit organization that offers specialized treatment to children, teens and adults who stutter. In addition, we conduct research into stuttering, and promote public awareness of stuttering and its treatment. ISTAR is an institute of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta.
Address: 5540 – 106 Ave (St. Gabriel’s School)
The LDAA-EC is an organization dedicated to providing learning disability information to its members and to the general public. If you have questions regarding any kind of learning disability, please contact our organization and we’ll be happy to assist you.
Phone: 1-888-440-1343 (toll free)
Little Warriors is a charitable organization with a national focus to help prevent child sexual abuse. Take action and register today in the Stewards of Children program. It is a revolutionary child sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to help prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program runs three hours in length and costs $40.00 per participant. To register, please visit littlewarriors.ca.
Phone: 780-401-BOOK (2665)
Are you concerned about your child’s weight? The PCWH is enrolling overweight children (8-12 years) and their parents in the Parents as Agents of Change (PAC) program. PAC gives parents the skills and information to be supportive role models and to create a healthy home environment for their families. Become a PCWH client any time to start clinic appointments. The PAC program runs twice a year. Print off a referral form from www.albertahealthservices.ca/pcwh.asp and ask your doctor to complete it. For more info, contact Kathryn: 780-342-8409 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone: 1-866-824-9764 (toll free)
The Edmonton Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada offers support and information for parents of children with Tourette Syndrome. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month (except July, August and September). For details, call our toll free phone.