In Calgary there are hundreds of community services for families and people who are struggling, and for those with special needs. However, they are not always easy to find, especially when you aren’t sure what you are looking for.
Dial 211 on your phone, 24 hours a day
Talk to a trained specialist who can answer your questions and connect you with the resources you need, quickly and easily in over 200 languages. It’s free, easy and confidential.
If you are looking for information related to financial support, employment, housing, child care, health, food bank or senior support, or any other issue, 211 can connect you with the available community, social, government and health service in your area.
211 will work with you to find help based on your own unique situation and needs, and make sure that you get connected to the services that are most appropriate for you.
A joint initiative of Distress Centre Calgary, United Way Calgary and Area, and the City of Calgary, 211 is currently available to all callers in Calgary and surrounding communities, including Chestermere, Cochrane and High River.