Seniors and Housing

Home Care    Vulcan Health Unit  403-485-2285 Nursing Services, personal care services, respite, palliative care

Home Support Services      FCSS 403-485-2192 Support with light housekeeping or yard work


Seniors Centres

Vulcan Community Seniors Centre – Contact Ron 403-485-2723

Milo – Snake Valley Drop-In – Contact Susan 403-599-3874

Lomond – Sunshine Drop-In Centre – Contact Marj 403-792-2447

Carmangay Seniors Citizens Club search the group on facebook.com

Champion Seniors Pioneer Club 403-897-3983


Housing

  • Marquis Foundation 403-485-2636 runs the housing in Peter Dawson Lodge and Low Cost Housing in Carmangay, Champion, Lomond and Vulcan
  • Extendicare – Vulcan 403-485-2022
  • Long Term Care – Vulcan Health Centre 403-485-3333
  • Old Colony Seniors Lodge – Carmangay 403-643-2660

Vulcan Regional Response to Elder Abuse

403-485-5847  

If Elder Abuse is affecting you or someone you care about, please call Vulcan Regional Victims Services 24-Hour Crisis Line 403-485-5847

The Vulcan Regional Response to Elder Abuse Council works together with stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for individuals in abusive situations.  They provide education, advocacy and awareness through presentations, information session and brochures.

Government Seniors Programs

Alberta Supports 1-877-644-9992

Alberta Seniors Benefits for Low Income, Special Needs Assistance, Property Tax Deferral, AB Blue Cross for Seniors, Aids to Daily Living, support for long-term disability, chronic or terminal illness, equipment, supplies, home adaptation and repairs.

Public Guardian and Trustee 1-877-427-4525 

Protection for Persons in Care 1-888-357-9339     


Disability Services

Wheat Country Special Needs Society                                                      403-485-2186

Residential, vocational and community access support for adults with developmental disabilities.  The SODA Group (Speaking Out for the Disabled Actively), the oldest self-advocacy group in the

province, with the support of WCSNS, enables individuals to have a voice in the community.  The SODA group operates the New to You Thrift Store and the Rags to Riches shop, work at the Bottle Depot (owned by the Society) as well as other supported employment sites in the community. 


Carol Seaman Rise and Shine Services Ltd. 403-485-0609

Service for families of children/adult children with developmental disabilities.  Program includes pre-employment skills, volunteering, after school program, summer program, employment support,

community access and support for independent living skills,


Inclusion Foothills 1-866-507-6277

 Email: mail@fsnaps.org A Community Support Network for Families

Supports families with system navigation, funding and understanding diagnosis. Support for siblings of children with special needs. Transition planning, advocacy, resource library and support.  Step-Up Support Group for parents, Connection Registry for respite, HIRE (Having Inclusive Rewarding  Employment).


First Nations Health Consortium 1-844-558-8748

nochild4gotten@abfnhc.com    Enhanced Service Coordination for Jordan’s      Principle.  To help and advocate for families and reduce the stress of navigating service systems and link them to resources.

Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society 403-652-4776

Adult Response Program, Family Response Program, Community Outreach, FASD Assessment and Diagnosis Clinic, and Healthy Futures for pregnant or postpartum women. Individual support, parent support groups, addiction support and advocacy for children, youth, adults, and families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.


Adult Day Support 403-485-3333

AHS – Vulcan Community Health Centre offers a day wellness program for adults in the Home Care Program.  A referral from a Home Care Case Manager is needed.


Alberta Supports Centres myAlbertaSupports.ca 1-877-644-9992

Financial Assistance and supports for people with disabilities. 

Alberta Supports Centres High River 403-652-8309

Lethbridge 403-380-2272 Claresholm 403-625-4457

Family Supports for Children with Disabilities 403-382-4275 

Immigration, Language

Help in Low German – Contact Dan at 403-715-4549 

WCIS – Willow Creek Immigrant Services    403-973-5583 www.ccisab.ca/services/rural-alberta-services

Assists with the resettlement process for newcomer immigrants and refugees in Vulcan, Claresholm, Nanton, Stavely and area.

Roan Santos -Settlement Counselor rsantos@ccisab.ca


Rainbow Literacy and Learning Society 403-485-3107 www.rainbowliteracy.com

English Language Learning, Workshops, One-on-one Tutoring, GED, CELPIP, Canadian Benchmarks, Computer Courses