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Counselling

AIM International
Contact: David & Sandra Young Kolbuc
Phone: 778-2211 Fax: 778-2414
Email: aimstar@telusplanet.net
Address:4723 - 50 Ave
Box 1865, T7S 1P6

Description: Individual, couple and family counseling; team building; supervisory training, motivational speaking; focus group facilitation; group therapy; life coaching - all by highly trained professionals, on or off site. Training facilities available.

Family Community Liaison Program
Contact: Theresa Juuti, 778-7206
Cindy Gurney, 778-7205Fax:778-7222
Address: Box 1679, T7S 1P4 (202 Midtown Mall)

Description:
Individual counseling for children 0-18 years old. Family counseling and children's group counseling as well.

Early Childhood Development Program
Contact: Yvette Fowler, 778-2004 or 706-0202

Description: A program directed at children aged 0-6 and their parents. We help with coordinating activities and programs through home consultation and referral. Subsidies available.

McMan Youth, Family & Community Services
Contact: Program Supervisor
Phone: 778-3290 Fax:778-3351
Address: Box 899, T7S 1N3 (208 Midtown Mall)
Email:Whitecourt@mcman.ca

Description: Non-profit organization serving children,
youth, families and communities across Alberta.

Mental Health

Contact: Karen Dahlin, Administration Support
Address: Whitecourt Health Care Centre
20 Sunset Blvd., T7S 1N2
Phone: 778-7147 Fax: 778-7212
1-877-303-2642 (24 Hr Crisis Line)
Email: karcn.dahlin@amhb.ab.ca

Description: The Aspen Mental Health Program provides assistance for people of all ages experiencing emotional difficulties and/or the symptoms associated with a psychiatric illness. Services provided may include assessment and diagnosis; treatment; education and information; consultation;support services and psychiatric consultation.

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Handicapped Services


Empowering Citizens for Health & Opportunity (ECHO) Society

Contact: Viviane Widdirield, 778-2660 Fax: 778-4190
Email: echosoc@telusplanet.net
Address: 4723 - 50 Ave., Box 2096, T7S 1P7
Description: Help all types of people with disabilities to
grow and develop as included citizens of our community
Website: http://www.telusplanet.net/public/echosoc/index.html

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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Al-Anon
Address: 32 Whitecourt Avenue (south of Millar Centre on the right - corner of Whitecourt Avenue & Athabasca Drive

Description: Meets every Monday at 8 p.m. at the Hilltop Community Church.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Contact: 778-9528
Address: St. James Lutheran Church
55 Sunset Blvd

Description:
Meets Mondays (Step Meeting), Wednesdays & Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

AADAC (Whitecourt)
Contact: Sharon Harry, Area Supervisor
Phone: 778-7123 Fax: 778-7220
Address: Room 207, Provincial Bidg
5020 - 52 Ave., T7S 1N2

Description: We provide prevention programs to the community. We aim to educate people about problems related to abuse of alcohol, other drugs, gambling. We teach people the skills they need to live without depending on addictive substance and activities. We provide programs in schools and communities. Our service area includes Whitecourt, Fox Creek, Mayerthorpe and Sangudo.

Narcotics Anonymous
Address: United Church basement
5201 - 50 Street

Description: Meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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Housing

Lac Ste. Anne Foundation - Community and Subsidized
Contact: Clarence Fujczak. 778-3623 Fax: 778-4312
Address: 100-4503 - 52 Ave.. T7S 1 M4
(Woodlands Villa)
Description: Manage housing for seniors (Lodge & Villa) and
low-income families with community and subsidized housing

Interagency


Whitecourt Interagency
Phone: Gail Hadfield, 778-6300 Fax: 778-2062

Whitecourt Youth Interagency
Phone: Sharon Shannon, 778-6300 Fax: 778-2062

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