Wood Buffalo Housing and
Works with the Government of Alberta
to give people in Fort McMurray options
for 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 the
majority of subsidized seniors housing in
• 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 Deer
that provides affordable housing, home
care and assisted living:
• Visit pipercreek.ca
• Phone 403-343-1077.
Green Acres Foundation
Affordable housing options and services
for people in the Lethbridge region:
• Visit greenacres.ab.ca
• Phone 403-328-1155.
Cypress View Foundation
The foundation helps low-income and
vulnerable people in Medicine Hat find
• Visit cypressview.org
• Phone 403-527-8755.
Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair
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 on
page 32A for more information.
Comprehensive Home Option for
Integrated Care of the Elderly
Supports Edmonton seniors with
complex and chronic health issues
who live at home. Services include
24/7 telephone support, help filling
prescriptions and a day centre:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: CHOICE.
Seniors services home maintenance
A free service in Calgary to help low-income seniors who live at home shovel
snow, clean, paint, make minor home
repairs and much more:
Visit calgary.ca; search: seniors services
• 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 Citizens
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 Program
Culturally sensitive services to support
Aboriginal and Métis people navigate
the healthcare system. Urban and rural
locations across the province:
• Visit ahs.ca/ihp.
Indian Residential Schools Health
Supports 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 region
Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre
Resources and services such as nutrition,
housing and recreational programs: