Psychological Association of Alberta (PAA)

Public (counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, interns, volunteers etc.)

  • Alberta Health Services *translation services available

  • Children, Adolescents, and Adults

  • Mental Health Helpline (1-877-303-3642) 24/7, information/referral

  • Togetherall

Adult Only

Adult Intake Line (780) 424-2424

  • Royal Alex Hospital Anderson Hall 24/7

  • intake appointment, clinics around the city, assessed based on needs  

Children Only

  • Children, Adolescents, Families Mental Health Intake Line (780) 342-2701

  • schedule intake appointment with therapist, criteria for access, tertiary of care, regular hours. Includes services to CASA- Child, Adolescent, Family Mental Health. Some services can be self-referral. https://www.casaservices.org

The Family Centre *translation services available 

  • counselling services for all ages. Individual, family, couples and group therapy, parenting classes, walk-in services. 

  • https://www.familycentre.org

Momentum Walk-In 

Edmonton Distress Line 

  • (780) 482-4357, 24/7, crisis, information/community resources

Kids Help Phone 

  • 24/7, text option available, nationwide

Chinese Community COVID-19 Emergency Response Support Network Project

Emergency Support Services
  • ICAN vaccine forum

  • COVID-19 prevention policy and measures

  • COVID-19 Prevention and Control Professional Webinar

  • Response, resilience and recovery

  • Mental health lectures and activities

  • Food and nutrition during the Pandemic

  • Overview of available resources for volunteers

Community Support Services
  • Social inclusion and learning for children/ youth/women/girls/seniors events

  • Youth leadership team activity series (e.g. intergenerational interaction)

  • Online learning events for children/ youth/ women/girls/seniors

  • Social wellness/health and hygiene
  • Safety program
  • Information and community support navigation sessions (transportation)
  • Covid-9 recovery plan

Volunteers Skills Training
  • Covid-19 spread prevention/good hygiene related topics

  • Awareness of mental health-related topics

  • Social inclusion/ culture sensitivity/ diversity awareness

  • Families/ vulnerable populations support

  • Community resources accessibility

  • Life/job search /
    career development challenges

  • Volunteer related competency training

Volunteer with us

We are actively looking for volunteers, instructors and donations to the COVID-19 Emergency Support Program. Contact us to learn how you can participate!

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Funded by the Government of Canada and Canadian Red Cross