Town of Whitecourt Emergency......... 911

Associated Ambulance and Services
Contact: Bill McAree
Phone: 778-4257 (administration)

Whitecourt Block Parents Association
Contact: Barbara Landsberg
Phone: 778-6654
Email: lothland@telusplanet.net
Address: c/o 14 Allan Place, T7S 1R5
Crimestoppers: Whitecourt residents with information may call
TOLL FREE 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477)

Description: The mandate of the Block Parent Program is to provide greater protection to the children and adults in the community.

Citizens Against Bullying Association of Northern Alberta
Contact: Susan White
Phone: (780) 786-1954 Fax: (780) 786-2116
Email: caba@stopbullyingme.ab.ca
Address: Box 360, Mayerthorpe, AB T0E 1N0

Description: Create awareness about the problem of bullying behaviour among children. Provide information to families and young people about bullying and what to do about it.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Phone: Administration - 778-2238
Complaints: 24-hour service 778-5454
Address: 4244 Kepler St. Box 537 T7S 1N6

Wellspring Family Resource & Crisis Centre
Contact: Joanne Moran, Director
Linda Ruryk, Public Education
Phone: 778-6209 (24 Hour Crisis Line) Fax: 778-2410
1-800-467-4049 (out of Town callers)
Email: wellsprg@telusplanet.net
Address: 5116 - 51 Ave.T7S 1A1

Description: Shelter that provides short-term accommodation for women in crisis with or without children, 24 hour community crisis line, education and outreach support.

Whitecourt Fire Department
Contact: Fire Chief Bruce Parrent
Phone: 778-2342 (office) Fax: 778-2357 Alarm: 778-2311
Address: 5205 – 51 Street, Box 509, T7S 1N6

We provide fire and rescue protection for the Town as well as the surrounding Area and the airport. The department has a paid Fire Chief and Deputy Chief and 40 volunteers.

Distress & Suicide Hotline
Phone: Toll Free 1-800-232-7288

Red Cross
Contact: Daniel Chicoine
Phone: 706-0321
24-Hour Emergency 1-888-800-6493
Email: danc@albertanewsprint.com
Address: Box 248, T7S 1N4

Description: 24 hour assistance with food, clothing and shelter following a disaster emergency.

Whitecourt Interagency Food Bank
Phone: 778-6300
Address: 5004 –52 Ave., 2nd Level

Description: The Interagency Food Bank is an emergency-based service ran out of the Town office. Hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.

Whitecourt Search & Rescue Society
Contact: Chris Perrier
Phone: 778-4294
Contact: Rory Hoogstene
Phone: 706-5268

Description: Ground search and rescue Alberta wide. Call for more details on how to volunteer.

Victim Services - Whitecourt
Contact: Margaret Thibault
Phone: 786-2291 (Administration)
Mayerthorpe: 786-2800 (24 hour emergency)
Whitecourt: 778-5454 (24 hour emergency)
Fox Creek: 622-3740 (24 hour emergency)

Description: Provide support, information and referral to victims of crime and trauma. Provide court preparation and support for victims of crime and trauma.