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Alberta Family Mediation Society
Phone: 1-877-233-0143
Street Address: 1650, 246 Stewart Green SW
Calgary, AB T3H 3C8
E-Mail: info@afms.ca
Website: www.afms.ca
Mediation is a family-centered conflict resolution process in which an impartial third party (the mediator) helps the participants in negotiating a consensual, informed and fair agreement. The mediator assists the parties in identifying issues and information needs, reducing obstacles to communication, exploring alternatives and focusing on the needs and interests of those who it is agreed are affected. Alberta Family Mediation Society (AFMS) advocates resolution of family conflict through the use of mediation by qualified professionals.

Citizens on Patrol
Phone: 403-556-6574 or 403-556-1046
Street Address: c/o RCMP, 5110 - 54 Avenue
Olds, AB T4H 1L8
E-Mail: info@oldsruralcrimewatch.ca
Website: www.oldsruralcrimewatch.ca/cop.html
Citizens on Patrol (COP) is a non-profit organization of volunteers who assist the local RCMP detachment. The relationship provides law enforcement personnel with a valuable observation and reporting system. Pairs of volunteers patrol Olds and Bowden during the night and report any suspicious vehicles or activities.

Commissioner for Oaths
Phone: 403-507-4802 or 403-556-3324
Street Address: RCMP Detachment, 5110 - 65 Avenue or Town of Olds, 4512 - 46 Street
Olds, AB
Commissoners for Oaths are not allowed by law to charge a fee for this service, but please call in advance for an appointment. Lawyers and their secretaries are also usually Commissioners for Oaths.

Dial-a-Law
Phone: 1-800-332-1091
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Dial-a-Law is a Calgary-based telephone service that provides pre-recorded information on a variety of legal topics. It is operational from a touch tone phone 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Landlord & Tenant Advisory Boards
Phone: 780-496-5959 Edmonton
Website: www.landlordandtenant.org
The functions of a Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board are:
  • to advise landlords and tenants in matters relating to a tenancy;
  • to receive complaints and to try to mediate disputes between landlords and tenants (mediation occurs when the Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board brings you and the landlord together to talk about the issues between you with the assistance of a mediator. You then try to reach an agreement yourselves);
  • to make information available for the purpose of educating and advising landlords and tenants about rental practices, their rights, and available remedies, and
  • to receive complaints concerning conduct that is in breach of the laws governing tenancies and investigate those complaints.
It is important to note that a Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board:
  • does not enforce the law;
  • does not inspect rental units;
  • does not act as a collection agency for landlords or tenants;
  • does not force landlords or tenants to do anything.


Legal Aid Alberta
Phone: 403-340-5119 or Toll Free 1-866-845-3425     Fax: 403-340-4873
Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Thursday, 8 am - 4 pm Friday
Street Address: 200 AEI Building, 4802 51 Avenue,
Red Deer, AB T4N 4H3
Website: www.legalaid.ab.ca
Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) provides a range of legal services to low-income Albertans in a number of areas of law including family, civil and criminal. Coverage is based on financial eligibility.Legal aid in the province of Alberta is not free. LAA expects clients to repay the costs of their legal representation. However, legal services provided by a lawyer through LAA are significantly less costly than hiring that same lawyer privately.

Olds & District Community Policing Advisory Committee
Phone: 403-556-3324 or 403-556-8846     Fax: 403-556-8846
Street Address: c/o RCMP, 5110 65 Ave
Olds, AB T4H 1L8
E-Mail: ocp@oldsruralcrimewatch.ca
Website: www.oldsruralcrimewatch.ca
This committee works in partnership with the RCMP to proactively address community concerns and to implement strategies to improve crime prevention, enforcement and investigation through Community Policing initiatives. Volunteer representatives are involved from a wide cross-section of community organizations and the public. Any policing concerns or issues from the public should be forwarded in writing to the committee to be addressed. Meetings: 4th Tuesday of the month in January, March, May, September, and November.

Olds Rural Crime Watch
Phone: 403-556-3324 to report occurrences or 403-556-8846 to apply for or renew memberships
Mailing Address: Box 4226, Olds, AB T4H 1P8
E-Mail: info@oldsruralcrimewatch.ca
Website: www.oldsruralcrimewatch.ca
The purpose of Rural Crime Watch is to provide resources, work with local RCMP, Fish & Wildlife Officers and other enforcement agencies to indentify suspicious activity or unlawful activities and to report these occurrences to the appropriate officers for enforement. Volunteers with Rural Crime Watch are the eyes and ears for the enforcement services. Itís neighbours looking after each other. Information on meetings and general crime prevention are available on our website.

RCMP Didsbury
Phone: 403-335-3382
Hours: 8 am - 4 pm, Monday to Friday
Street Address: 2425 19 St
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
Service area includes: Big Prairie, Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Dog Pound, Elkton, Garfield, Midway, Neapolis, Water Valley, Westcott and Zella (SE&SW). Services available: Criminal records check, Police certificate, Vulnerable sector check, Report a crime, General information, Non emergency complaints. During an emergency, dial 9-1-1.


Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Olds (RCMP)
Phone: 911 EMERGENCIES ONLY or 403-556-3323 or 403-556-3324     Fax: 403-556-1540
Hours: 8:30 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: 5110 65 Ave
Olds, AB T4H 1L8
Website: www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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