Talk To Someone
Free, confidential consultation. From real people who understand.
It’s normal to feel overwhelmed or alone - no matter what you’re facing, or how dementia has impacted your life. Our registered social workers are available to talk.
Call: (403) 290-0110
Reach us from Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Looking for a support group? Learn more about local support groups here.
Need assistance outside of office hours?
If anyone is in danger of being harmed, call 9-1-1.
Distress Centre Calgary
If you or someone you know are in crisis, you can speak with someone at any time. The Distress Centre provides crisis intervention as well as information and referral services.
Crisis Line: (403) 266-HELP (4357) (Available 24/7)
Online Chat: https://www.distresscentre.com/
You can access it on the top right corner of their web page.
Available 3 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. weekdays and from 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. weekends.
Remember, you’re not alone.
Local help is available. More than 17,000 people in the Calgary area are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. This condition affects not just the people diagnosed, but their family members, friends, coworkers and neighbours, too.
Speak with an objective person who understands what you’re feeling, reserves judgement, offers suggestions and can connect you with a larger community of support.