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Central Alberta AIDS Network Society (CAANS)
Phone: 877- 346-8858 or 403-346-8858     Fax: 403-346-2352
Street Address: 4611 50 Ave
Red Deer, AB T4N 3Z9
E-Mail: info@caans.org
Website: www.caans.org
CAANS works to create a welcoming environment and the beginning of trusting relationships with potential service users. The CAANS office has a non-judgmental, open, helpful atmosphere where community members know that our staff are open and flexible to provide extra support, such as filling out applications or problem-solving. Word of mouth is often the best advertising for CAANS programs, especially for the Harm Reduction Programming. CAANS assures privacy and confidentiality in all of our programs including people living with HIV who contact the Health Promotion Program for services.

Companions Caring 4 U
Phone: 403-556-7753 or 403-507-6546
Street Address: 5518 50 Street
Olds, Alberta T4H 1J1
Companions Caring 4 U has been operating in the Olds, Sundre, Bowden and Didsbury areas since May 2003. We offer private homecare, respite care, meal preparation, year-round yard care from lawn maintenance to snow removal, house sitting, errand running, and companion sitting. We work closely with local homecare agencies, we operate seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day, and are fully staffed with qualified personnel.

Didsbury District Health Services (Hospital)
Phone: 403-335-9393     Fax: 403-335-4816
Hours: 24 hour emergency service
Street Address: 1210 20 Avenue
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
E-Mail: dawna.faryna@calgaryhealthregion.ca
Website: www.albertahealthservices.ca/facilities.asp?pid=facility&rid=1000298
Didsbury District Health Services has acute care beds and long-term care beds. Services include public health, cardiology, clinical nutrition services, rehabilitation, respite and palliative care. Volunteer opportunities for adults and students - call 403-335-7268. Hospital is located on the east end of Didsbury on Hwy 582 (20th Avenue).

Health Link Alberta
Phone: 866- 408-LINK (5465) 24-hours or 403-943-LINK (5465)
Website: myhealth.alberta.ca
Health Link Alberta is a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week toll-free telephone service staffed by experienced registered nurses, providing confidential advice and information on common health concerns, as well as information about local health services and programs.

Highland Primary Care Network
Phone: 587-287-1727 (Clinic) or 403-960-0038 (Lead Team)     Fax: 587-287-1726 (Clinic) or 403-960-0039 (Lead Team)
Street Address: 101, 217 Centre Avenue SW
Airdrie, AB T4B 3L8
Website: yourhpcn.com
The Highland Primary Care Network (HPCN) was established in 2007 to provide a more comprehensive primary care experience for the growing number of community members in the region. HPCN clinics are now located in Airdrie, Didsbury, Carstairs, and Crossfield, which serve over 54,000 patients from those towns and surrounding communities. The primary focus of the HPCN is chronic disease management and prevention, which has lead to the creation of the Health Management Team (HMT). The HMT is made up of registered nurses, registered dietitians, kinesiologists, pharmacists, social workers, and behavioural health consultants, and allows patients suffering from a variety of conditions to access multiple health services in an easier way than ever before. Local Clinic partners include: Silverfern Medical Clinic, Trinity Rose Medical Clinic, and Vervaeck Clinic in Didsbury; Carstairs Medical Clinic; and Crossfield Medical Centre. As of February 2016, also includes the Airdrie Teen and
Young Adult Clinic. Those services include:
• STI education, testing and follow-ups
• Birth control counseling
• Pregnancy testing, counseling and referrals
• PAP screening and referral
• Fentanyl awareness
• Other services as required

Home Nursing Services
Phone: 403-556-3154
Olds, AB
Linda Olsen, RN. Nursing speciality: gerontology (geriatrics). Provides support with personalized priorities, respite care, and palliative care.

Jimeni Home Nursing Services
Phone: 403-556-3154 Linda Olsen RN
Jimeni offers in home personalized support, palliative care, respite care, and geriatric consultation.

Mountain View Food Bank
Phone: 403-556-1693     Fax: 403-556-1512
Hours: Tuesdays 9 am - 1 pm
Street Address: 5025 - 50 St
Mailing Address: Box 3958, Olds, AB T4H 1P6
E-Mail: office@mountainviewfoodbank.com
Website: www.mountainviewfoodbank.com/
Provides short-term assistance to people throughout Mountain View County who are in a crisis situation. Works to develop community awareness of local needs. Has a 24/7 Answering Service to meet client emergency needs.

Olds & Area Good Food Club
Phone: 403-507-8147
Street Address: 5402 - 43 Street
Olds, AB
The Olds & Area Good Food Club is a food buying club in which you receive a box of fresh fruits and vegetables once per month at a lower cost than most grocery stores, but which also works with local grocers to purchase items. Annual membership fees are only $5 if you volunteer for 8 hours. Once per month you place an order for your box and on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, it will be available for pick up at the Olds Nazarene Church. Small boxes are $10 and large are $20.

Olds Hospital & Care Centre
Phone: 911 Emergency calls only / 403- 556-3381 switchboard     Fax: 403-556-2199
Street Address: 3901 57 Ave
Olds, AB T4H 1T4
Website: www.albertahealthservices.ca
Our mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

Olds Long Term Care
Phone: 403- 507-8110
Street Address: 3901 57 Ave
Olds, AB T4H 1T4
Website: www.albertahealthservices.ca
A Long Term Care facility is an environment that provides services to the following:
  • people with complex, unpredictable medical needs requiring 24-hour on site assessment and/or treatment;
  • professional services may be provided on site for unscheduled and scheduled personal care and support;
  • consultative services such as, but not limited to, Geriatric / Psychogeriatric Outreach Teams.
Self referral, physician referral and/or family referral for placement assessment and for appropriate level of care.

Olds Mental Health Centre
Phone: 403-507-8174 or 877-303-2642 24 hr. help line     Fax: 403-556-1584
Hours: Clinic 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: 212, 5025 50 St
Olds, AB T4H 1R9
Providing the following:
  • Adult mental health services to individuals 18 years and older who are experiencing emotional problems that have substantial impact on their lives
  • Children’s mental health services when a child’s ability to function successfully in daily life is impaired by the presence of suspected mental health concerns.
  • Centralized intake to assist individuals in accessing the most appropriate service in a timely manner.
  • Crisis services are available in some areas and can be accessed through the Help Line, HEALTHLINK and at
    the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre Emergency Department.


Peaks to Prairies Primary Care Network
Phone: 587-796-0766     Fax: 587-796-0767
Street Address: 4920 - 50th Avenue
Mailing Address: Box 3735, Olds, AB T4H 1P5
Website: www.peakstoprairiespcn.com
Joint venture with Alberta Health Services. NFP that is led by local physicians in Olds and Sundre to support primary care health services. This PCN encompasses almost 30 Family Physician members and serves over 20,000 patients. Our goal is to provide comprehensive primary care, specifically in the areas of Chronic Disease Management, Women and Infant Health, Mental Health, and Social Work Services and Prevention. Referrals to our team are made through your Family Physician.

Rosebud Health Foundation
Phone: 403-335-7626
Mailing Address: Box 962, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
Website: rosebudhealth.ca
A charitable foundation enhancing local health care provided by the Didsbury District Health Services for the communities of Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona, Water Valley & Crossfield. The Rosebud Health Foundation was formed by a group of volunteers in 1996 to ensure that gifts and bequests from grateful healthcare recipients and memorials are used in the local area.

Rural Alberta Motorcycle Ride for Dad
Phone: 403-556-4464
Street Address: 5614 - 57 Avenue
Mailing Address: Box 1651, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
E-Mail: ruralalbertamrfd@gmail.com
Website: www.ridefordad.ca
The mission of the TELUS Ride for Dad is to raise funds to save men's lives by supporting prostate cancer research and raising public awareness of the disease. Our goal is for men to continue to be there for their families and friends for years to come. The parade of vehicles grabs the attention of the masses and the media on ride day, the research helps find hope for the future, and the awareness has the potential of saving men's lives today.

Sundre Hospital and Care Centre
Phone: 403-638-3033
Street Address: 709 - 1st Street NE
Sundre, AB T0M 1X0
The Sundre Hospital and Care Centre is a facility offering long-term and acute care as well as 24-hour emergency services.

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