Community Resources

City of Medicine Hat

The City of Medicine Hat has a monthly newsletter with various events and activities around the city! It can be found here.

Various other services can be found by clicking The City of Medicine Hat link.

Community Mental Health

Community Mental Health offers free counselling services for individuals, families, and groups, among other services.

Be Youth Centre

The Be YOUth Centre is a fun, safe space for youth ages 11-17 to hang out and create connections with other youth! They also offer several different activities throughout the week. Go to their Facebook page for more details.

Bridges Family Programs

Bridges offers several different programs and services geared toward helping out families with children under the age of 18 or expecting mothers by building on the family’s strengths.

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Mental Health offers counselling services, mental health education programs, and support groups of various natures.

CORE Association

CORE offers a variety of programs and services for adults and children with developmental disabilities. Their goal is to promote growth through support, advocacy, encouragement, and education.

HIV Community Link

HIV Community Link offers support and education surrounding safety and prevention among romantic partners.

McMan

McMan offers a variety of programs and services for families, adults, and youth. Their mission is to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential as members of their community.

Medicine Hat Food Bank

The food bank offers support through programs and services geared towards supplying food to a variety of individuals and families, providing lunches to children in school, culinary education, and healthy living.

Medicine Hat Community Housing

Medicine Hat Community Housing provides programs and services to those in need of housing.

Medicine Hat Family Services

Medicine Hat Family Services offers a wide variety of counselling services for individuals, couples, and families.

Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter

The Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter provides a safe space and several programs and resources for individuals and families who have experienced family violence.

Miywasin Friendship Centre

The Miywasin Friendship Centre offers a variety of Indigenous supports and services, including Elder’s and youth programming, Indigenous cultural activities and events, transitional housing, and counselling supports. Follow their Facebook page for more information and updates.

SAAMIS Immigration Services

SAAMIS provides assistance through integration, adjustment, and resettlement to individuals and families who have immigrated from other countries or who have sought refuge from dangerous environments.

United Way

United Way invests in over 30 programs and several collaborative initiatives in 3 areas proven to be the foundational building blocks of healthy lives and communities: children and youth, financial stability and community wellness.

YMCA

The YMCA offers a variety of programs and services for individuals and families geared towards building healthy lifestyles and recreation.

Health & Safety Resources

Alberta Health Link

Alberta Health Link, through Alberta Health Services, provides education, advice, and health information.

Autism Canada

Autism Canada provides information and resources for families of individuals who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone provides information and services for youth and children on bullying, emotional well-being, identity, relationships, family, among other topics. They also offer support and free counselling services for young people via phone, text, and online chat.

Mentor International

Mentor International provides individuals with education tools for young people regarding preparation for adulthood, promoting healthy lifestyles, and reducing risky behaviours, such as drug use.

Ministry of Children’s Services

The Ministry of Children’s Services in Alberta leads child care and intervention, early childhood development, foster and kinship care, adoption, and improvements for children and youth. They provide a variety of services for families with children and youth.