Wood Buffalo Housing andDevelopment Corporation
Works with the Government of Albertato give people in Fort McMurray optionsfor independent and supportive living:• Visit wbhadc.ca• Phone 780-715-2358.
Grande Spirit Foundation
Three types of housing units with
monthly rents based on household
income for people in the Grande Prairie
• Visit grandespirit.org; click: seniors
• Phone 780-532-2905.
Greater Edmonton Foundation
Serves 3,500 people and provides themajority of subsidized seniors housing inAlberta:• Visit housingforseniors.org• Phone 780-482-6561.
The Bethany Group
Affordable housing options for seniors in
Camrose, Wetaskiwin and surrounding
• Visit thebethanygroup.ca; click: seniors
• Phone 780-679-2000.
Piper Creek Foundation
Subsidized housing program in Red Deerthat provides affordable housing, homecare and assisted living:• Visit pipercreek.ca• Phone 403-343-1077.
Green Acres Foundation
Affordable housing options and servicesfor people in the Lethbridge region:• Visit greenacres.ab.ca• Phone 403-328-1155.
Cypress View Foundation
The foundation helps low-income andvulnerable people in Medicine Hat findaffordable housing:• Visit cypressview.org• Phone 403-527-8755.
Seniors Home Adaptation and RepairProgram
Government of Alberta loans to help
seniors repair and adapt their home to
live independently in their homes longer:
• Visit seniors-housing.alberta.ca; search:
special needs assistance for seniors
• Phone 1-877-644-9992
• See the story Ready for Anything onpage 32A for more information.
Comprehensive Home Option forIntegrated Care of the ElderlySupports Edmonton seniors withcomplex and chronic health issueswho live at home. Services include24/7 telephone support, help fillingprescriptions and a day centre:• Visit ahs.ca; search: CHOICE.
Seniors services home maintenanceA free service in Calgary to help low-income seniors who live at home shovelsnow, clean, paint, make minor homerepairs and much more:Visit calgary.ca; search: seniors serviceshome maintenance• Phone 311.
Alex Seniors Health Centre
Healthcare, home visits and other
supports for low-income Calgarians with
long-term social service and medical
• Visit thealex.ca/seniors
• Phone 403-920-0011.
Lethbridge Seniors CitizensOrganization
Listing of seniors care, living facilities
and assisted-living resources in
Lethbridge. The LSCO also offers lawn
care, snow removal and shuttle services:
• Visit lethseniors.com; click: support
services tab, choose seniors housing
Indigenous Health ProgramCulturally sensitive services to supportAboriginal and Métis people navigatethe healthcare system. Urban and rurallocations across the province:• Visit ahs.ca/ihp.
Indian Residential Schools HealthSupports Call Centre
Residential school survivors in distress
can call for culturally appropriate
counselling and referrals to supports
in their community. Transportation to
appointments is also available:
• Phone 1-866-925-4419 (24-hour crisis
• Phone 1-888-495-6588 (Alberta regionsupport line).
Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors CentreResources and services such as nutrition,housing and recreational programs: