Caregivers Alberta is here to support you through this difficult and uncertain time. We recognize that as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve that there can be heightened feelings of stress, anxiety, and isolation. Caregivers Alberta is still open and we will continue to offer support to ALL Albertans through our Caregiver Support Line and online programming. However, we are not available for in-person visits as the Jerry Forbes Centre is closed to the public. (Read our full statement)
Caregivers Alberta Support
Online Peer Support: In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation we had added new ONLINE Caregiver Support Community groups happening each Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday! Learn More & Register
Caregiver Coaches: Need one-on-one support? Our Caregiver Coaches can connect you to the resources you need, offer personalized support and is there to listen when you just need to talk. You can connect to our Caregiver Coaches by:
- Phone: 780-453-5088 | 1-877-453-5088 (toll-free)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPASS for the Caregiver: Caregiving can be a stressful, isolating, and overwhelming experience. And with the COVID-19 pandemic many caregivers are experiencing added levels of stress and anxiety.
Our award-winning COMPASS for the Caregiver program helps caregivers balance their own well-being with the challenges of caregiving and is facilitated by someone who understands those challenges.
Well Connected: Caregivers Alberta has collaborated with ElderCare Edmonton to support family caregivers and care recipients.
No matter your age or where you are in the province, you can stay connected by participating in activities, education, and friendly conversation. Both caregivers and care recipients are welcome to participate! Groups facilitated by ElderCare Edmonton therapeutic recreation specialists.
Online Workshops: We offer monthly workshops on a variety of topics relevant to caregivers. Check out our monthly program calendar to see what workshops we have coming up.
Watch Past Online Workshops: You can watch past online workshops on our YouTube channel at any time.
Caregivers Alberta Facebook: Follow us on Facebook for daily updates, articles, and resources! You can also join our Caregiver Community Facebook group to connect with caregivers from all across the province.
- Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Support Plan: A list of available financial supports and benefits for individuals and businesses.
- Information on job protected leaves
- For up to date information on the actions being taken to protect the health of Albertans visit Alberta.ca
- COVID-19 information for Albertans
- Use this self-assessment tool from Alberta Health Services to help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19
- COVID-19 FAQ