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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Indigenous resources

Return to COVID-19 - Support for individuals

Page updated: April 2, 2020

Awo Taan Healing Lodge

  • Closed but taking phone calls
  • 403 531-1970 or call the crisis line at 403 531-1970 ext. 210 and 211
  • Accepting referrals
  • Food hampers to families when they have food. Please note that this is not constant service
  • Emergency Shelter, supportive counselling, emergency food hampers and essentials

Métis Calgary Family Services

  • Some offices are open but with a safe, physical distance.
  • Call 403-240-4642 for access to other services.
  • Providing homeless hampers, food hamper provisions, diapers, milk, etc to community members.
  • Online support for mental health, parenting, and continuation of classes.

Aboriginal Friendship Center of Calgary

  • Contact Doreen Williams at dwilliams@afccalgary.org or general email ictf@afccalgary.org.
  • Phone counselling
  • Food hampers being distributed from the Hub
  • Federal and provincial funding form support - staff can help people to get their benefits filled out over the phone

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary

  • Offices are closed but call 403-620-4103 to access services.
  • Housing and shelter programs still running but not taking any new clients into housing programs.
  • Online programming for existing youth in programs.
  • Elders online with youth.

Native Addictions Healing Lodge

Offices are closed, but please call 403-216-7921 to access support.

Calgary John Howard Society

HIV Community Link

  • Offices are closed, but please contact Leslie Hill at lhill@hivcl.org for support
  • Basic needs and harm reduction supply deliveries are being made.
  • Federal and provincial funding form support - staff can help people to get their benefits filled out over the phone

Aspen Community Services

  • Office are closed but please call Shannon Edwards at 403-629-0413 or email
  • ahamblin@aspenfamily.org.
  • Referrals are still being taken for all services.

Alberta Health Services - Indigenous Mental Health

  • In-person walk-ins not available.
  • Only phone Intakes, phone therapy and phone wellness support is available by calling 403-955-6645.
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