Help in Tough Times

In this article we list resources available free to Albertans who are dealing with a wide range of challenges.

When we’re faced with difficult circumstances or sudden catastrophes, we can sometimes forget that there are people and organizations that can help get us back on our feet.


We’ve compiled a list of free resources that are available in Alberta if you ever found yourself in need of a hand up.


Here is a listing of community resources available for Albertans.


Help in Tough Times

Alberta Health Services lists key contacts for people dealing with everything from family violence, to addictions, to a need for affordable housing. Bookmark this page for easy reference if you or someone you love is dealing with a crisis situation.


TogetherAll

Mental Health is an important component of your wellbeing. TogetherAll is an anonymous community where members can support each other.

  • Access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

  • Self-assessments & recommended resources

  • Creative tools to help express how you’re feeling

  • Wide range of self-guided courses to do at your own pace

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Whether you're an employee, people leader, or business owner, this comprehensive site offers articles, assessments, and other resources to support our wellbeing.


Topics range from healthy break activities to resolving personal confrontations.


Free Money Management courses offered through Momentum

Momentum is a Calgary-based, not-for-profit organization focused on helping give everyone the tools to achieve their full potential and make a contribution to society.


These free money management courses deal with everything from consumerism to banking and education savings. It's free to register, and most classes take 45 minutes or less to complete.


SmartPath by Canada Life

This free resource offers articles and resources to help you figure out where retirement income comes from, to understand your investment risk tolerance.


It's easy to navigate the site to find the information most relevant to you -- whether you're just getting started or are already retired.


We are all vulnerable to ups and downs, but there is help if you need it.