Also see below for listings of other organizations
This Resource List download contains contact information for helping organizations throughout Edmonton. It is published by 211. You can dial 211 to speak to someone about your particular needs or issues as well or visit their website at www.211edmonton.com
If you are homeless or know someone who is there are a number of organizations who might be able to help, in addition to Bissell Centre, as follows:
Boyle McCauley Health Centre
Provides health services to Edmonton’s inner city population. On site programs include a medical clinic, dental clinic, footcare clinic, and mental health care services. Off site programs include Kindred House, HAART House, and the Women’s Health Clinic @ WEAC.
Boyle Street Community Services
Boyle Street Community Services is multi-service agency in Edmonton’s inner city. Programs and services include a drop-in activity centre, adult outreach, family support, mental health outreach, and housing registry. Please note: Boyle Street is not an overnight shelter.
E4C provides a wide number of services for socially vulnerable individuals in Edmonton, including the Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre, Elizabeth House, and Our Place (for women with long term mental illness).
George Spady Centre
Provides shelter to individuals under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Hope Mission & Herb Jamieson Centre
The Hope Mission provides shelter and support services to men, women and children. The Herb Jamieson Centre provides short-term and emergency accommodation for men with little or no resources, as well as a men’s treatment program.
The Mustard Seed is an afternoon and evening drop-in centre for homeless persons and inner city residents offering evening meals and social activities like karaoke and bingo. Clients in need can also get clothing, household goods and personal hygeine items.
Youth Emergency Shelter Society
YESS provides shelter, safety and hope to homeless and at-risk youth.
211 Phone Centre
Phone number that connects people to a full range of non-emergency social, health, and government services in the community – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Directory of Community Services Online Database
Online directory of community services for the Alberta Capital Region. Database allows searching by agency or program name, keyword or language. Maintained in part by 211 and the Support Network.
Edmonton’s Food Bank
The Edmonton Food Bank / Gleaners Association provides both food and referrals for low income and homeless families and individuals. The Edmonton Gleaners Association has also produced a number of invaluable resource guides for individuals looking for emergency shelter, addictions services, immigrant settlement services, etc. These guides are available in print format only from the Inner City Bulletin Board (Stanley Milner Library, 2nd Floor).
The Support Network
The Support Network website features resource guides for socially vulnerable populations as well as information about their programs and services (walk-in counselling, distress line, seniors abuse help line, etc.).