Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Provides free anonymous counselling to children and youth. You can speak to a counsellor if you need help with just about anything. Counselling is provided over the phone or by web chat at kidshelpphone.ca
ConnecTeen Phone: 403-264-8336 (call line); 587-333-2724 (text line)
Provides peer support to youth. You can chat online, text, or call to be connected with another teen/youth who you can chat with about what’s happening.
The Alex Youth Health Centre provides medical resources, counselling, basic necessities, education and many other resources to youth. They can help you with physical, social, mental, spiritual and emotional matters that affect your health and wellbeing.
Youth Criminal Defence Office 403-297-4400
Provides services to youth facing criminal charges, traffic matter hearings or school board appearances. http://www.legalaid.ab.ca
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate
Provides support and advocacy for children and youth when Child and Family Services is involved.
Boys and Girls Club of Calgary 403-828-HOPE (4673)
Provides support to youth in need of housing and other basic necessities. If you are in immediate need of somewhere to live, call the number above, or visit http://www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/ for more information.
Youth Services Guide – City of Calgary
For more services for youth, consult the Youth Services guide at http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Documents/Youth_Services_Guide.pdf or call 2-1-1.