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Canadian Red Cross - Red Deer
Phone: 403.346.1241     Fax: 403.342.6373
Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: #105, 5301 43 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 1C8
The Canadian Red Cross provides short term supply of basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing to those affected by disaster. The Red Cross also teaches individuals and families to be prepared for disasters and emergencies in their own homes. We welcome volunteers. We offer the following programs:
  • Disaster Preparedness Program
  • Injury Prevention Program
  • Health Equipment Loan Program (Help)
  • Youth Humanitarian Issues Opportunities
  • RespectED Violence & Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800) 387-KIDS (5437) 24-hours or 780-427-3390
Street Address: 10621 - 100 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0B3
The purpose of the Hotline is for child abuse protection. The Emergency phone number is for reports or information for investigation into child abuse or neglect and used for NO OTHER REASON. The emergency number covers the entire province, and the line will be answered by Edmonton Emergency Social Services. Referrals are made to appropriate district offices, on-duty staff and police where required.

Chinook Arch Victim's Services Society
Phone: 1-888-551-6777 or 403-556-3324     Fax: 403-556-1540
Street Address: 4914 54 Avenue
Olds, AB T4H 1H5
Chinook Arch Victim's Services Society operates out of the Olds, Didsbury & Sundre RCMP Detachments, and is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, information and referrals to victims of crime and tragedy. Chinook Arch Victim’s Services Society is recruiting volunteer Advocates to work with victims of crime and tragedy. Advocates respond to referrals from the Olds, Didsbury and Sundre RCMP. Extensive training opportunities are provided at no cost to the volunteer.

Community Peace Officers, Carstairs
Phone: 403-337-2633
Street Address: 315 – 10 Avenue South
Carstairs, AB T0M 0N0
Community Peace Officers are responsible for promoting community awareness and enforcement of all applicable provincial statutes, as approved by Alberta Solicitor General and Municipal Bylaws. Any concerns you may have regarding Town of Carstairs Bylaws or Provincial
Statutes, please contact the Town of Carstairs Community Peace Officer, Arlene Andrews. If you are reporting a problem after hours that cannot wait until a Community Peace Officer is available, you will need to contact the
Didsbury RCMP detachment. In case of a non-emergency call 403-335-3381. In case of Emergency dial 911.

Didsbury Fire Department
Phone: 403-335-3222 (Non-emergency)
Hours: Training sessions: Wednesday nights at 7 pm
Street Address: 2101 19 Avenue
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
The Department responds to a variety of calls such as structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, and medical assists. Always looking for volunteers. Expectations of the DFD include:
  • For you to act professional at all times and represent your community with pride
  • complete the DFD Rookie Training requirements prior to obtaining a pager
  • wear your pager 24/7
  • maintain a regular attendance at meetings and practices
  • and most of all have fun and learnsome new skills
The Fire Department accepts applications throughout the year.

Didsbury Search and Rescue
Phone: 403-507-5225 or 405-586-4081
Mailing Address: Box 29, Water Valley, AB T0M 2E0
A non-profit association made up of trained volunteers who assist the RCMP to search for lost or missing persons, find evidence in criminal investigations, and assist in natural disasters. Train all year round (e.g. Tracker, GPS, wilderness first aid, ATV/UTV training, winter survival, low slope rope rescue, bone ID) Est. 1997.

Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Branch
Phone: 403-556-4215 or 1-800-642-3800     Fax: 403-556-4252
Street Address: 5025 - 50 Street (Provincial Bldg)
Olds, AB T4H 1R9
Working through Alberta Sustainable Resource Development to protect, preserve and manage Alberta’s fish and wildlife and to protect the lives and property of Albertans.

Olds Emergency Shelter Society
Phone: 403-586-4765
Mailing Address: Box 3931, Olds, AB T4H 1P6
The Olds Emergency Shelter will be a place that supports victims of family violence as they rebuild their lives. The society is currently working towards building a facility. Anyone wishing to make a donation to the shelter may do so using one of the following three methods: Make cheques or money orders payable to the address above; donate online by going to the website; or drop off your bottles and cans to the Olds Bottle Depot and place them in the bin marked "Women's Shelter". All proceeds go directly to the Shelter.

Olds Fire Department
Phone: 911 Emergency calls only / (403) 507-4850 Office     Fax: (403) 556-6175
Street Address: 5110 - 65 Avenue
Mailing Address: c/o Town of Olds, 4512 46 St, Olds, AB T4H 1R5
The department consists of a full-time Fire Chief, full-time administrative assistant and approximately 36 volunteer firefighters. It provides fire protection for Olds and the surrounding area in Mountain View County.

Olds Search and Rescue
Phone: 403-556-5994
Street Address: 4502 - 46 Ave.
Mailing Address: Box 4283, Olds, AB T4H 1P8
Olds Search and Rescue is a volunteer organization that trains for and responds to requests from the RCMP for assistance in handling search and rescue emergencies. OSAR is also a resource for the Town of Olds, Mountain View County and the Province of Alberta. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month except August and December at the OSAR office.

Solicitor General, Public Securities, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement
Phone: 403-556-4215 (Olds) or 403-638-3805 (Sundre) or 1-800-642-3800 (Report a Poacher)
Street Address: 109, 5025 - 50 St (Provincial Bldg)
Olds, AB T4H 1R9
Protect, preserve, and manage Alberta's fish and wildlife and to protect the lives and property of Albertans.

Sundre Volunteer Fire Department
Phone: 403-638-4044​     Fax: 403-638-5034
Street Address: 112 - 1st St. NW
Sundre, AB T0M 1X0
The Sundre Fire Department is operated by 32 volunteer firefighters, officers, and a part time Fire Chief. The fire department services the Town of Sundre along with a large rural area consisting of parts of Mountain View County, Clearwater County and Big Horn County. Volunteers are a professional group of firefighters who are trained and ready to respond to a wide range of community needs including fire response, vehicle extrication, OHV incident response, water and Ice rescue, low angle rescue and disaster response. The fire department apparatus includes 2 pumpers, a tanker, a rescue truck, a rapid response truck and a rescue quad and trailer. The Sundre Fire Department is also a dedicated service organization as well, raising funds for the community through ball tournaments, a quad poker rally and event services. Members not only give back to the community financially, they also host events such as the kids Santa Day at the fire hall and Pumpkin Carving at the hall.

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