Alberta support resources

Emergency Medication Coverage

Medication coverage can be a life saver.  If you cannot afford treatment medication you may be eligible for income support emergency medication benefits.  This is good for one calendar month, so don't apply at the end of the month. 

 Income Support Contact – 1-866-644-5135 

Crisis Support

Do you need urgent help right now?  If it's an emergency call 911.  

Other options include the AHS addiction helpline    1-866-332-2322  

Mental Health Helpline – 1-877-303-2642 

Family Violence – 310-1818 


If you need shelter now, here is a link to an organization that lists shelters. 

Inpatient rehab may be an option to consider.  

24 hour income support emergency line may also be an option to consider  Toll free: 1-866-644-5135