Aboriginal Head Start Program • 403-845-2788
Aboriginal Neighborhood Place Society • 403-845-2788
Contact: Chuck Rhoads • 403-845-3093(Fax)
4917 - 52 Street, Rocky Mtn. House, AB, T4T 1B5
P.O. Box 1927, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1B4
Service: A program whose mission is to create a healthy and supportive community by empowering Aboriginal children, families and individuals. We provide a single point of entry for services as well as advocating on our clients behalf to ensure they receive timely, respectful and appropriate treatment. We try to ensure that the voices of Aboriginal people are heard and that we cooperate and overcome prejudice in our community.
O’Chiese Child Welfare Program
• (403) 989-3949 • (403) 989-2294(Fax)
Sunchild Child Welfare Program
• (403) 989-3956 • (403) 989-3955 • (403) 989-2533(Fax)
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada
Contact: Dawnna-Lee Nielson, RMH • 403-845-3660 • 403-844-7855
Bighorn • 403-721-2262
Sunchild • 403-989-3962
O'Chiese • 403-989-3900
Service: Community and Public Health services to First Nations peoples.
Metis Urban Housing
Contact: Pat Holdner • 403-845-7077 • 403-846-1204 (C)
5840 - 60 Ave, Rocky Mountain House, AB
Service: Aboriginal Housing.
Hours: First and last week of the month 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. otherwise call cell between 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
NADAP - National Native Addictions Drug Abuse Program
Contact: Cuisine Strawberry, O’Chiese • (403) 989-3900
Mavis Redcalf, NADAP Director, Sunchild • (403) 989-3962
Jason Hunter, Bighorn Wesley First Nations • (403) 721-2262
Service: Counselling and Treatment Referral.
Native Counselling Service
Contact: Ruby Marshall, Court Worker • (403) 347-4377
Service: Provides information on family law, court procedures and child welfare matters. This service is free of charge.
Contact: (403) 989-3666
Reserve Health Centre
Bighorn Health Centre • 403-721-2262
Sunchild Health Centre • (403) 989-3962
O’Chiese Health Centre • (403) 989-3900
Service: Centres provide nursing services, medical transportation, support services, dental services, health and medical resources.
Rocky Aboriginal Employment Services
Contact: Office 403-845-6405 • Fax 403-845-6473
Address: Unit A, 5013 - 50 Street, RMH, AB, T4T 1A9
Service: Provide employment information and support for Aboriginal persons seeking employment training. Funded by Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry and Service Canada.
Rocky Native Friendship Centre • 403-845-2788 • 403-845-3093(Fax)
4917 - 52nd St., Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1B4
Aboriginal Head Start - Donna Schroeder
Addictions Counsellor - Darlene Hoschka
Early Intervention Program
Contact: Marion Duda, Coordinator
Service: Support for urban Aboriginal families. Provides parenting and other identified workshops.
Community Activities and Events
See listing under Cultural and Historic Organizations
Contact: (403) 989-2467
Service: Provides childcare for infants - 6 years olds.
Mon. - Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunchild First Nation
Contact: Jerry Laslo • 403-989-3740
Box 747, Rocky Mtn. House, AB T4T 1A5
Sunchild Headstart Program
Contact: (403) 989-3909
Sunchild Social Services
Contact: (403) 989-3787
Yellow Head Community Corrections • (403) 989-2550
Contact: Pricilla Sharpe/Shirley
AADAC • 1-866-332-2322
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Call the toll-free number for appointments in Rocky Mountain House.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse • 403-845-2788 • 403-845-3093(F)
Service: Counselling available to anyone with or involved with addiction problems. Individual, group and family counselling available with referrals to treatment centers. No appointment necessary.
Location: Rocky Native Friendship Center
Contact: Mari Lee Ayers
Location: Box 1989, Sundre, AB T0M 1X0
GOEL Counselling Services • 403-845-2033
Contact: Richard Lemmon, Counselling Specialist C.A.P.P.E.
Service: Solution focused counselling offered to individuals and families; marriage and couple relationships; grief and loss; family violence, anger management, critical incident stress management, post traumatic stress and addictions.
Location: West County Family Services, 4934 - 50th St., Rocky Mtn. House
National Native Addictions Drug Abuse Program (NADAP) – Counselling and Treatment Referral
Contact: Cuisine Strawberry, O’Chiese • (403) 989-3943
Mavid Redcalf, Sunchild • (403) 989-3962
Jason Hunter, Big Horn • (403) 721-2262
Rocky Mental Health Clinic
Resolutions • 403-844-7186
Contact: Theodore Cadman, Psychologist
Service: Psychological assessment, psychotherapy, EMD/R.
Hours: By appt.