These dashboards contain resource information from 211 Alberta. On the Dashboard, the graphs and data around the map change when you change the view of the map. To change the zoom of the map, you can hover your cursor over the map and scroll up and down. Within the map, you will see programs or dots. You can click these coloured dots to see descriptions such as address and detailed information of the program. Sometimes, there may be more than one program at the one dot. To see other programs, toggle with the right and left arrows next to the “1 of ___” text at the top right corner of the description box. In addition, you can also click the categories or pie slices on the left side of the map. The map will change as you click through the pie slices. To remove a filter, click the same pie section or zone again. The Dashboard is very interactive and is best viewed on a laptop or desktop with internet access.

Click the link of the dashboard you wish to access to be redirected.

Link to the Addictions Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Harm Reduction Programs

Programs that reduce the harmful consequences of substance use disorder.

Addiction Education and Prevention

Programs that provide education and prevention programs for substance use disorders and other addictions.

Addiction Intervention

Programs that provide hotlines, helplines, or other addiction intervention.

Addiction Support Groups

Mutual support groups whose members are coping with similar challenges with substance use disorders and other addictions. Includes support groups for families and friends of those coping with addictions.

Addiction Treatment

Detoxification and treatment centres that provide residential treatment, day treatment programs, or counselling for various addictions (examples include substance use disorder, smoking, gambling, internet addiction).

Link to Children and Family Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Baby Items

Programs that pay for or provide baby items such as formula, baby food, diapers, clothing or furniture.

Child Abuse Counselling and Support Groups

Programs that provide counselling or support groups for individuals and/or families who are experiencing, or have experienced, child abuse.

Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention

Investigation and intervention to ensure the safety and well-being of children who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Includes prevention programs.

Child Care

Licensed alternatives to family care including child care centres, nursery schools, and care for school aged children.

Children’s Programs

Social, recreational and educational get-togethers children or for parents or caregivers and the young children they care for. May be structured or informal.

Developmental Assessment

Programs that provide a structured evaluation of a child’s cognitive or intellectual functioning, language and communication skills, social and emotional development, and perceptual or motor functioning.

Family Support Centres

Programs that provide a wide variety of social services designed to support the healthy development of families, improve family interaction skills and help fragile families to resolve their problems at a pre-crisis stage before they become unmanageable.

Holiday Programs

Programs that provide assistance during holiday seasons, including food hampers, gifts, and toys.

Intensive Family Supports

Programs that use a family-centered and community-based approach to meet the needs of children and families with complex challenges.

Parent Education

Programs that provide classes, workshops, or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire knowledge and skills.

Parenting Support Groups

Support groups for parents who share a common circumstance such as being a single parent, parents with children whose behaviour is out of control, or parents of children with disabilities.

Pregnancy/Postnatal

Services for parents of newborns and those who are pregnant or wish to be pregnant

Summer / Day Camps

Programs that provide summer or day camps for children, including camps for children with disabilities or health challenges.

Link to Crisis Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Crisis Lines

Programs that provide immediate access to support for people who are in distress.

In-Person Crisis Intervention

In-person services for individuals experiencing a crisis.

Mobile Crisis Response

Emergency mobile crisis response services for individuals experiencing a serious crisis.

Psychiatric Emergency / Intervention

Includes emergency departments, specialized crisis teams, and assistance with court applications for involuntary psychiatric evaluations.

Suicide Prevention

Programs that provide suicide prevention education and information, as well as programs and hotlines that provide crisis assistance.

Link to Employment Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Disability Employment Programs

Employment, education, and training services focusing on the needs of adults with developmental and physical disabilities.

Job Placement and Training

Programs that provide practical work experience or training and the opportunity to develop skills, on a short-term/temporary basis.

Job Search Assistance

Advice and assistance in areas such as resume writing, research, and interviewing.

Youth Employment Programs

Programs and resources for youth and young adults seeking employment.

Link to Food and Basic Needs Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Clothing

Programs that provide clothing for people who need it. Available items depend on what has been donated and is on hand at any given time. Includes thrift shops that offer goods at lower than retail prices.

Food Hampers

Programs that distribute free groceries or vouchers to eligible individuals and families on low incomes.

Free/Low Cost Meals

Community programs generally open to all, but focused on individuals who are on low incomes, homeless, or unemployed.

Household Goods/Furniture

Programs that provide household items such as kitchenware or furniture. Includes thrift shops that offer goods at lower than retail prices.

Public Computer and Internet Access

Programs that provide free computer and Internet access to members of the public.

School Meal Programs

Programs that provide free or reduced-cost meals at breakfast or lunch for school children.

Transportation

Programs that provide transportation, including public transit services, seniors transportation programs, and discounted transit passes.

Holiday Programs

Programs that provide assistance during holiday seasons, including food hampers, gifts, and toys.

Link to the Indigenous Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Community / Cultural Centres
Includes Indigenous friendship centres, band offices, or other forms of Indigenous governments.

Educational Supports
Includes head start programs, K-12 programs, and post-secondary support services.

Elders / Older Adults
Programs that provide support and services for older Indigenous adults.

Employment / Business Supports
Programs that provide comprehensive support services for Indigenous entrepreneurs and Indigenous people who need assistance preparing for and searching for paid employment.

Health
Includes Indigenous health centres as well as hospitals and medical information services.

Housing
Programs that provide education or outreach to individuals searching for housing, or that provide housing for individuals and families who have a low income or are homeless.

Legal Supports
Programs that support Indigenous adults, youth, and families with legal issues.

Mental Health Support
Counselling, support groups, and other mental health information and supports for Indigenous Peoples. Includes supports for Residential School Survivors.

Parenting and Family Support
Programs that provide parenting education or social services designed to support the healthy development of families, improve family interaction skills, and help families to resolve problems.

Status Cards
Programs that provide information on applying for status cards.

Link to Mental Health Resources Dashboard

 

These are the available subtopics in this dashboard:

Crisis Lines

Programs that provide immediate access to support for people who are in distress. Includes suicide prevention hotlines.

Alternative Therapies

Programs that offer a form of therapy which encourages individuals to achieve self-expression and emotional release through alternative methods such as art, music, or play.

Bereavement / Grief / Loss

Programs that offer counselling, support groups, or other supports to individuals or families who have lost a loved one.

Community Mental Health Centres

Community-based facilities that offer programs such as individual, group, or family counselling, medication, and other mental health services.

Counselling / Therapy

Programs that provide emotional support, information, and guidance to help people resolve mental health, personal, or interpersonal difficulties they are experiencing. Includes individual, family, and relationship counselling.

Find a Mental Health Professional

Programs that provide referrals or lists of therapists, psychiatrists, or psychologists.

Mental Health Related Support Groups

Mutual support groups whose members are coping with similar challenges with their mental health or who have family members or friends with mental health disorders.

Suicide Counselling and Support Groups

Programs that provide counselling or support groups for individuals experiencing thoughts of suicide, those who have experienced those feelings, or their families/friends.

Link to Newcomers Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Citizenship and Classes

Support for permanent residents seeking Canadian citizenship.

Education Supports

Education supports for newcomers to help their transition to the Canadian education system.

Employment Supports

Programs that help Newcomers transition into the Canadian workforce. This includes support in areas such as career counselling, job search assistance, and job training.

English Language Learning

English language education and testing programs, including classes and conversation programs.

Healthcare Supports

Health support programs helpful for newcomers including health care centres, assistance getting health insurance, and other medical information.

Mental Health Support

Counselling and support groups that provide support to newcomers.

Refugee Supports

Programs designed to support refugees as they settle in Canada.

Settlement Services

Programs that help newcomers adjust to their new environment including help with getting Canadian identification documents, accompaniment programs, shelter/housing support, cultural transition support.

Translation and Interpretation Services

Translation and interpretation services available to non-English speaking newcomers.

Link to Seniors Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Elder Abuse

Counselling, support and shelter programs for older adults experiencing or at risk of abuse or violence.

Housing / Assisted Living

Programs that provide housing for seniors and older adults. Includes accommodations for individuals who require nursing or personal care.

In-Home Supports

Programs that provide services for seniors and older adults to help support continued independent living. Includes programs that help with household tasks.

Seniors Centres / Social Activities

Includes social clubs and activities for older adults and multipurpose centres that serve as focal points for older adults in the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities.

Seniors Financial Assistance

Includes financial assistance and benefits programs such as Old Age Security Program and the Guaranteed Income Supplement.

Transportation

Includes ride programs for older adults, as well as discount transit passes.

Link to Shelter and Housing Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Homeless Shelters / Drop-Ins

Programs that provide a temporary place to stay overnight and drop-in programs that can be accessed for part of the day.

Housing Payment Assistance

Programs that help pay rent or rental deposits.

Housing Search Assistance

Programs that provide education or outreach to support those who are searching for housing.

Landlord / Tenant Supports

Programs that provide assistance, information and support for tenants or landlords who are involved in rental housing disputes.

Low Income Housing

Housing programs that make rental housing more readily available to people who are homeless people or individuals and families who have a low income.

Supportive Housing

Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness, or other circumstances, need support to help them in the activities of daily living.

Transitional Housing

Programs that provide extended shelter and supportive services primarily for homeless individuals or families with the goal of helping them live independently and transition into permanent housing

Violence/Abuse Shelters

Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for individuals who have experienced domestic violence or abuse.

Youth Shelters

Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter specifically for youth.

Link to Youth Resources Dashboard

 

These are the subtopics available in this dashboard:

Leadership / Personal Growth

Programs that offer classes or individual guidance (often using mentors), and group collaborations which focus on personal growth, leadership, and developing social responsibility.

Young Parents

Programs for adolescents/youth who are, or soon will be, parents.

Youth Addiction

Programs for teenagers experiencing challenges with drug or alcohol use.

Youth Crime Prevention

Programs that offer a variety of activities for youth who are at risk for behaviour which is likely to involve them in the juvenile justice system.

Youth Employment

Programs that provide job training, job search assistance, job placement, or other supportive services for youth seeking employment.

Youth Helplines

Helplines or hotlines for youth dealing with a variety of challenges.

Youth Housing / Group Homes

Facilities that provide an alternative living environment for children and youth who are unable to live with their own family or a foster family and who would benefit from a structured group environment.

Youth Mental Health

Programs that provide mental health support, including counselling, support groups, or mental health treatment programs.

Youth Recreation Programs and Centres

Recreation programs for youth, as well as multipurpose centres that serve as a focal point for youth in the community.

Youth Shelters

Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter specifically for youth. Shelters may provide counselling or additional guidance for youth.

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