Emotional Resources Available in Calgary

This is a difficult time for many of us; never feel ashamed to reach out for help.

The 24-Hour Connect Family Violence Helpline is often the first contact for people reaching out for support or looking for information. Counsellors provide counselling, safety planning, referrals and information. You are not alone. We encourage those experiencing family violence and abuse to reach out – whether you are a victim, friends or family looking to support someone, or men looking for help. Call the 24-Hour Connect Family Violence Helpline: 403-234-7233 (SAFE). Counsellors will also respond to emails at help@cwes.ca, or text messages to 403-604-6689. If you are in danger, call 911.

Are you worried about your finances, struggling with addiction, grieving the loss of a loved one, feeling lonely or isolated, having thoughts of suicide? Trained volunteers and professional staff are here for you 24/7 if you need someone to talk to. Your call will be confidential, the service is free and is offered in over 200 languages. For Hearing Impaired please call 403-543-1967

Call 211 to connect with a free helpline that connects you to community and social services in your area.

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