There are many public and private resources available to the Calgary community as we move through the current challenge of coronavirus/Covid-19 together. We will continue to add resources to this page.
Women's Centre Open by Appointment - In person services will include: taxes, personal care items and computer access. Please call 403-264-1155 for details and to book your appointment. Staff and volunteers continue to offer some supports by phone. [Added 6/19]
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society is here to help! - If you are feeling isolated, anxious, overwhelmed, or are experiencing family violence, please reach out. Call 403-531-1972 or 403-531-1976 or text 403-862-3654 or 403-875-4512 24 hours per day. [Added 5/13]
211 Alberta COVID-19 Resources - A provincial directory of community, health, social, and government organizations and services available to support citizens in need. Contains up-to-date info on services affected by COVID-19. [Added 5/06]
Supports available from carya - [PDF] Staff are available Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 5 to support you and connect you to programs and services during this difficult time. Call carya at 403.269.9888 or firstname.lastname@example.org. [Added 4/24]
Enough-for-all Publications - Content includes summaries of 'COVID-19 Information for Calgarians' and 'Financial Supports for Calgarians' are available in multiple languages. Other information is also available to supports Calgarians in need. [Added 4/22]
Community Helpline and Coaching Services from Momentum - Momentum is offering employment, business and money management helplines and coaching services. Visit their website for more info or call their general line at 403-272-9323. [Added 4/6]
Women's Centre of Calgary staff and volunteers will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m by phone for referral assistance 403-264-1155. [Added 3/27] Refer to this PDf list of available services from womenscentrecalgary.org [Added 4/6].
Financial Supports for People Impacted by COVID-19 - article from Momentum that lists what you can do, and who you can call, based on different scenarios.
Low Income Transit Pass Extension - On Monday, March 16, Council made the decision to extend the validity of our March LITP passes through April. This means that you can use your March 2020 Low Income pass until April 30.
Mental Health Supports
CMHA’s Mental Health Week 2020 - CMHA's 2020 Campaign focuses on sharing how we really feel. Check out this article that outlines the benefits of sharing out we feel and some suggested things we could say instead of I’m fine. [Added 5/06]
Free counselling and mental health supports from carya - If you are struggling to figure out how to access the resources you need, or you just need someone to talk to, please contact carya at 403.269.9888 or email@example.com. Older adults can access resources and support by calling 403-SENIORS. [Added 4/21]
Text4Hope - Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 to subscribe to daily messages of advice and encouragement that support healthy personal coping skills and resiliency. [Added 3/30]
YWCA Counselling for the whole family | Phone and video-counselling available. Call 403-536-2844 to book an appointment. [Added 3/25]
Kids Help Phone | 24 Hour Support - National service offering counselling, information, and text-based support for youth. Call a counsillor at 1-800-668-6868, text 'CONNECT' to 686868, or live chat online at kidshelpphone.ca.
YYC Grocery Delivery - Free custom grocery delivery for Calgarians in need. Place an order and they will do the shopping. Pay by e-transfer or prepare the cash and your delivery will be left at your door! [Added 05/13]
Meals-on-Wheels Food Delivery for All Calgarians - New relief efforts for ANY Calgarian whose life has been altered due to COVID-19, affecting their ability to easily access nutritious meals. [Added 05/13]
Fresh Routes Mobile Market Food Delivery - Complete the form to purchase a food box and you will receive an email with a day and time period that your order will arrive.. There are also a limited number of donated food boxes available. [Added 05/13]
Community Kitchen Program of Calgary: The Good Food Box - Low-cost boxes of fruits and vegetables available for pick-up to all Calgarians. Boxes are available in three sizes: Small (20 - 25 pounds) = $25 | Medium (30 – 35 pounds) = $30 | Large (40 – 45 pounds) = $35. To order a Good Food Box, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-538-3780. [Added 05/13]