Community Resources

Lets face it – finding resources can be challenging.

This page includes a list of resources for Parkdale, The City of Calgary, as well as the provincial and federal governments.

City of Calgary

Development

Social Support

Government of Canada Resources 1800 622-6232

  • Bullying Help Line provides 24/7 support to those dealing with bullying. Call 1-888-456-2323.
  • Calgary Counselling Centre is a charitable organization committed to providing compassionate, professional, and affordable counselling services to Calgarians. Cost of counselling is based on income. No one is ever refused based on lack of funds.

Abuse, bullying and family violence start here.

Addiction Resource start here.

Adoption Here is some information.

Consumer Safety Guide  Visit Website here

Disability services such as AISH, FSCD, Employment First, PDD, RAMP and many others click here.

Family and Community Health and Wellness such as youth programs, child care, First Nations Agencies and Parenting.

Financial Support Services such as Alberta Works, Child Care Subsidies, Health Benefits, Income Support and training support. The City of Calgary also has a program for property tax assistance for seniors. They also have subsidized recreation passes for city pools, leisure centres, fitness centres, public libraries and even the zoo! The YMCA does as well.

Foster (temporary homes), Kinship (extended family) Care and Aboriginal Caregivers.

Political Representation

Local

Parkdale is within Ward 7 and is represented by Councillor Druh Farrell. To contact Councillor Farrell, you can send an e-mail or call 403-268-2430.

“City Council is the main governing and legislative body for the City of Calgary, and they’re responsible for making important decisions on your behalf.  Council regularly meets to discuss issues like policies, bylaws, the City Budget, and major projects to be undertaken by City departments.  Council is made up of the Mayor and 14 City Aldermen who represent each of the city’s 14 wards. ”  — City of Calgary

Provincial

Parkdale is within the riding of Calgary Varsity, and is represented by the Honourable Jason Copping.

To contact Minister Copping you can send an e-mail or stop by his constituency office.

Federal

Parkdale is within the federal electoral district of Calgary Confederation, and is represented by Member of Parliament Len Webber.

To contact MP Webber, you can send an e-mail, call 403-220-0888, or stop by his constituency office at 2020 – 10 Street NW.

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