Community Resources

Are you new in town and not sure where to find a job? Maybe you need help finding a place to live or you have other needs and aren’t sure who to turn to? Please see the following Canmore and Banff community resources for more information:

For all emergencies, please dial 911 or dial 211 to find any service not listed below.

Crisis

Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter
403.760.3200 9am-5pm (Monday to Friday)
403.762.3560 after 5pm (and on weekends)

After Hours Emergency Social Assistance
1.866.644.5135, line opens at 4:30pm.

Bow Valley Victim Services
Daytime call: 403.760.0197
After hours call: 403.762.2226

Distress line
24 hours free confidential therapy
1.888.787.2880

Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team
403.955.6030

Employment and Community Resources

Job Resource Center
403.678-6601

Canmore Public Library
101-700 Railway Avenue
403.678.2468

Mental Health

Walk-in Counselling & Urgent Mental Health
Canmore General Hospital
2 pm – 9 pm daily (no appointment necessary)
403.678.4696
403.678.5536 or
1.877.303.2642 (24hr line)

Walk-in Counselling & Urgent Mental Health
Banff General Hospital
2 pm – 9 pm daily (no appointment necessary)
403.762.4451
403.762.2222 or
1.877.303.2642 (24 hour line)

Mental Health Services
403.678.4696

Housing and Family Services

Town of Canmore
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)
403.609.3743

Canmore Community Housing Corporation (CCHC)
403.609.9983

Settlement Services in the Bow Valley
403.762.1248

Health & Wellness

Canmore General Hospital
1100 Hospital Place
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1N2
403.678.5536

Banff Mineral Springs Hospital
305 Lynx St
PO Box 1050
Banff AB T1L 1H7
403.762.2222

Bow Valley Primary Care Network
Find a doctor and other free health care services
Location: 107-1205 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore
403.675.3000

Bow Valley Food Bank
403.678.9488

Public Health Office
403.678.5656

Addictions Services
1.866.332.2322

Canmore Food Recovery Barn
Location: 1205 – 1st Ave (Lutheran Church, near to Hospital)
Hours: (As of April 1st, 2018) Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm and Thursdays 7 pm