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If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 or head to your local emergency department.

For mental health emergencies, please dial 988.

Local Emergency Rooms

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital - Wait Times

Central Peace Health Complex, Spirit River

Dawson Creek and District Hospital

Fairview Health Complex (Hospital)

For advice 24 hours a day by a registered nurse, dial 811 or visit 811 Health Link.

Addictions Helpline

1-866-332-2322 | 24 hours

Confidential help for mental health and addiction concerns (gambling, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs). Available in more than 240 languages and ASL.

Northern Addictions Centre, Grande Prairie

(780) 538-5210

A residential 20-day intensive treatment program for adults with addiction issues, covered under Alberta Health Care.

Residential treatment choices may include:

  • one on one and group counselling
  • tobacco cessation
  • interactive workshops and information sessions
  • recreation and leisure programming
  • nutrition
  • host self-help groups
  • preventing relapse
  • discharge planning
  • gambling support

Please contact programs directly for specific information about their program, including length of stay, program options and admission requirements. 

Free Virtual Services (out of Fort McMurray) 780-793-8360

AgKnow

Alberta Farm Mental Health Network. Made for farmers, by farmers. 

AlbertaQuits Helpline

1-866-710-7848 | 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Free, confidential, non-judgmental support from tobacco cessation counsellors. Translation services and text support available.

Compassionate Friends of Canada - Grief and Bereavement Support

1-866-823-0141

Compassionate Friends of Canada is a self-help organization for parents who have experienced the death of a child. The service is provided at seven locations across Alberta, including Fairview, AB. The services offers support, understanding and education about grief and hope following the death of a child through a voluntary support group as well as a library for group members. 

Essentials 2 Grief Counselling

Private mental health and grief counselling.

Fairview Mental Health Services - Grief and Bereavement Support

10628 110 Street, Fairview, AB. T0H 1L0

Provides counselling on a walk-in basis for people experiencing a range of mental health issues.

Grande Prairie & District Grief Support Association

10031 103 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB. T8V 1B9

780-876-0101

Mental Health Helpline

1-877-303-2642 | 24 hours

Confidential support, information, and referrals for Albertans experiencing mental health concerns. Available in more than 240 languages and ASL.

MyGrief - Virtual Hospice

Confidential and free grief management service.

Rainbows - Grande Prairie Family Education Society

780-830-0920

Suicide Bereavement Supports - Resource Centre for Suicide Prevention

780-539-6680

TalkSuicide Canada

1-833-456-4566 | 24 hours

Free support from crisis counsellors for anyone who is facing suicide. Available in English and French.

Wave of Light - Tiny Hands of Hope

Helping families deal with all types of pregnancy and infant loss.

 

Indigenous Hope for Wellness Helpline

1-855-242-3310 | 24 hours

Confidential support for indigenous peoples from culturally competent counsellors, in multiple languages.

Palliative Care 911

When calling 911, patients can ask to be connected with Palliative Care Emergency Supports specifically. 

Financial Assistance - Canadian Cancer Society

780-437-8424

The Financial Assistance Program gives support to people in financial need of transportation and accommodation when travelling to and from treatment at cancer treatment facilities in Alberta.

Home Care - Fairview Health Complex

10628 110 Street, Fairview, AB. T0H 1L0

1-855-371-4122

Offers long-term residential care for people who can no longer live at home or in an assisted living center.

Home Care - Grande Prairie Virene Building

10121 97 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB. T8V 0N5

780-532-4447 | 1-855-371-4122

Provides medical support for people so they can live in their own homes

Home Care - Spirit River Community Health Services

5005 45 Avenue, Spirit River, AB. T0H 3G0

780-864-3063

Home Care provides medical support for people so they can live in their own homes, helping people who live at home and need support, such as long-term care, palliative care, and respite services.

Grande Prairie Cancer Centre - Grande Prairie Regional Hospital

11205 110 Street, Grande Prairie, AB. T8V 4B1

825-412-4200

A community Cancer Centre delivering a range of treatments and care options to cancer patients in their home communities, including outpatient chemotherapy, education, and support for cancer patients.

Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society

Suite #204, 10134 97 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB. T8V 7X6

780-897-0066

The Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society is dedicated to working for the community by providing and augmenting services, supports and items needed to enhance palliative care.

Prairie Lake Seniors Community

11460 104 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB. T8V 3G9

A multi-level Park Place care residence located in the community of Grande Prairie, AB, Prairie Lake Seniors Community offers Independent Living, Supportive Living and Long-Term care options including: Long-Term Care suites (LTC), Hospice and Palliative Care Suites, Designated Supportive Living Units (SL4) and Designated Supportive Living Units for residents with Dementia and Alzheimer disease (SL4D – Dementia).

Symptom Control & Palliative Care Consult Program - Edmonton Cross Cancer Institute

780-432-8350

Clinic for patients in rural communities having problems with pain or other cancer symptoms who do not have access to specialists locally.

This clinic helps patients with the pain and symptoms associated with cancer by providing real-time support to physicians caring for cancer patients in rural and remote communities.

High-definition televisions link the remote care Centre to a multi-disciplinary team at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. The team can then assess the patient without the patient leaving his or her home community.

Volunteer Resources - Fairview Health Complex

10628 110 Street, Fairview, AB. T0H 1L0

780-835-6193

Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS)

1-800-332-1414 | 24 hours

Confidential advice about poisons and chemicals. Available in more than 240 languages.

Contact Us

Saddle Hills County Health Clinic
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB. T0H 3G0
T. (780) 516-0102 

RR1, Spirit River, AB. T0H 3G0

(780) 516-0102

MON - THURS: 

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

FRI - SUN: CLOSED

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