Early Onset Dementia Alberta Foundation (EODAF)

​Is a non-profit organization committed to building dementia awareness for those living with dementia under 65.

EODAF has the dementia Smart Life Line for Care Partners. It provides personal contact by phone, text, email or in person.

For more information on services that may be of value please see their website or call 780-863-0730.

Excel Physical Therapy

​Services We Provide:  
Manual Therapy, Postural Assessments, Pediatrics Assessments,
Pre-work Screening, Ergonomic Evaluations, Exercise Prescription, Sports Rehab, Acupuncture, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Active Release Technique, & Concussion Evaluation/Management

Conditions We Treat:
Motor Vehicle Accidents, Soft Tissue Injuries, Pediatrics (Neuro), Post Surgery Rehab, Arthritis, Whiplash, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Joint Pain, Headaches, Concussions


While you may be referred by your doctor or other health care professional, you may also directly access our services by contacting the clinic to set up an appointment.

Located in Medicine Hat. Call 403-504-1004.

Expressive Arts (AHS)

​Expressive Arts was developed in the beginning of 2013 to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to express their ideas, emotions, thoughts and feelings through artistic expression and creative means. The treatment is designed to offer a creative outlet and an opportunity to appreciate the arts. 

The cost is $30 for the 10 week program, or $3 per individual class. The class is held at Medalta Potteries (713 Medalta Ave SE) on Tuesday mornings.

Medicine Hat Therapeutic Recreation Office: 403-502-8648 ext. 1068
Fax: 403-529-8968

Expressive Arts Referral Form

When completing referral under "Reason for Referral" state Expressive Arts Program and email it to Lanna.Herter@albertahealthservices.ca

Brooks: Call 403-501-3205 or email carrie.huckerby@albertahealthservices.ca

Extended Family Services

​Non-medical companion & support care services. Services can be accessed In-Home, in Supported Living/Long Term Care, or temporarily while recovering from illness or injury.

Services include companionship, help with housework, shopping, attending appointments or events, assistance completing paperwork, ensuring medications are taken regularly, and more.

To set up a free consultation, call Rod at 403-458-0456 or Anne-Marie at 403-878-9119.

Fair Entry Program - Medicine Hat

The Fair Entry program is designed to assist low income families/individuals to enjoy programs throughout the city through subsidized user fees. Eligible users will have access to the following:

Recreation User Fee Assistance - 50% off up to $100 per year for City of Medicine Hat regular-priced recreation program and admissions at the Family Leisure Centre, Crestwood Recreation Centre and city-run outdoor pools. 

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Galleries (Art, Museum, Archives) – 50% off maximum of $20 per year admission to the Galleries. 

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Education Programs – 50% off percent off up to $100 per year for educational programs directly provided by staff. 

Seniors Centre/Meals on Wheels – 50% off fees up to $100 per year for programs and/or services that are directly provided by staff (*note: a separate application is required to access the Meals on Wheels program).

For questions specific to the Fair Entry application or process, please call 403-502-8001.

Fair Entry Application 2018

Fetal Alchol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Assessment & Diagnostic Clinics

Medicine Hat:

Children's Fetal Alcohol Services

Bridges Family Programs

477 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat AB  T1A 0G8

Ph 403-526-7473


SPEC Association for Children & Families

Community Cultural Centre

Suite 101, 327 - 3 Street West, Brooks, AB  T1R 0E7

Ph 403-362-5056



FASD Assessment & Diagnostic Clinic

Lethbridge Family Services (Adult & Children)

1107 - 2 Avenue A North, Lethbridge AB  T1H 0E6

Ph 403-320-9119



MegiGene Services (Adult & Children)

Foothills Professional Building

Suite 110, 1620 - 29th St NW, Calgary AB T2N 4L7



Emergency Services

Medicine Hat Police Service 403-529-8400

Brooks Detachment 403-794-4400

Oyen Detachment 403-664-3505

Bassano Detachment 403-641-3684 

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

​Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat.

Our program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. We make use of AA principles to gain freedom from addictive eating. There are no dues, fees, or weigh-ins at FA meetings. Membership is open to anyone who wants help with food.

Call 403-878-3403

Medicine Hat meetings are Monday evenings 7-8:30pm at the Heights Baptist Church

Food Bank

​Grocery Basket Program, Grocery Basket Room

Medicine Hat: 403-528-4313, ext 1
Oyen: 403-664-2255
Brooks & Bassano:  403-793-2535  http://brooksfoodbank.ca/ 
Bow Island: 403-957-1075

Food Coalition of Brooks

​Brooks will enjoy "food security" when all of our people, at all times, have access to nutritious, safe, personally acceptable and culturally appropiate foods obtained in a manner that maintains human dignity.

Call 403-363-1048 or email goodfoodforall@gmail.com

Foot Care on Wheels - Brooks

​BVC Certified foot care.

Located in Brooks, call 403-363-8198

Foot Institute

The Foot Institute is an association of Doctors specializing in the medical treatment of the foot and ankle, and is one of the largest groups of foot specialists in Alberta.

Located at Crescent Heights Family Medical Clinic.

Located in Medicine Hat, call 403-529-1310

Patient may self refer - please call to make an appointment

Gamblers Anonymous

​Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.


Gambling Addiction Information and Treatment Hotline 1-866-332-2322


Support Group

Mondays from 7:30-9pm at Gas City Kiwanis Centre, Room 5 (826 - 11th St SE - Medicine Hat)

Gem Care

​Foot care

Located in Medicine Hat, call 403-504-0095

Geriatric Assessment Team

Clients age 65 and older with health problems related to getting older. Clients under the age of 65 are assessed on an individual basis. The team provides assessment, counseling, treatment and education to clients with complex health needs living in the community. When necessary, referrals may be made to other community agencies.

Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Nutrition services.


Clients can be referred by a family member, friend, healthcare provider or self-referral.

Self-referral clients may call the number listed and a service provider will return their call if they are unavailable at the time of the call.

Call 403-528-5609 or fax 403-528-5647

Golden Age Club - Bow Island

​Food & Recreation Services for Seniors

Located in Bow Island, call 403-545-2992

Good Samaritan Society - Medicine Hat

The Good Samaritan Society at South Ridge Village offers seniors multiple levels of support and the opportunity to age in place with 70 private continuing care suites and three 10-bed dementia care cottages. 

Admissions are coordinated by the Alberta Health Services Placement Coordinator in Medicine Hat, 403-528-8000

The Supportive Living program consists of 42 suites and provides accommodation and personal care services to residents in private suites. 

Call the facility at 403-528-5050 for further information.

Good Samaritan Society Adult Day Program

The Good Samaritan Society offers an Adult Day Program in Medicine Hat. 

The program provides opportunities to socialize and participate in recreational activities. Their goal is to provide education and support to people in order for them to maintain their highest level of independence in the community.

The person being referred must be a Home Care client; if not, the Day Program can facilitate a referral to Home Care. Referrals to this program can be done by Home Care, physicians, nurses, and family members.

Phone: 403-528-5060

Fax: 403-504-2520

Good Samaritans Society Day Program Brochure

Good Samaritans Society Day Program Referral Form

GriefShare Support Group - Medicine Hat

GriefShare is open to those who have experienced loss "due to the death of a loved one" (not divorce, loss of job, health, etc.). It is "non-denominational" BUT is biblical based material. 

There is a $20 workbook that is used with the DVD series and also has daily helps for the week. 

This group runs for 13 weeks at a time.  Please call the Hillcrest Church office at 403-526-4010 for more information and next start date. 

GST/HST Credit

​The GST/HST Credit program issues payments to Canadians with low and modest incomes to help offset all or part of the GST/HST they pay on the purchase of goods and services.


You no longer have to apply for the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit. When you file your tax return, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will determine your eligibility and will advise those who are eligible to receive the credit.

Guaranteed Income Supplement

​The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.


You qualify for the Guaranteed Income Supplement if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • you are receiving an Old Age Security pension
  • your annual income (or in the case of a couple, your combined income) is lower than the maximum annual income.


You must apply in writing for the GIS. Complete and mail the Application for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (ISP-3025) for the payment year that applies to you and include certified true copies of the required documentation

Application for Guaranteed Income.pdf

Hale Hearing

​Our aim is to improve people's lives every day; we offer a full service clinic with audio exams and provide top quality digital hearing devices tailored to meet your hearing needs and desires. Located in Medicine Hat, call 403-526-0633.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Medicine Hat

​The Hampton Inn & Suite will extend a rate reduction of 20% off their daily rate for cancer patients and their family in the city for treatment (referred to as "Hospital Distress Rate"). Call 403-548-7818 to make your reservation.

The Hampton Inn & Suites is located at 2510 Boxsprings Blvd.

HandiBus - Brooks & Bow Islans

​Door-to-door wheelchair accessible service for seniors and people with disabilities.  All persons utilizing the Handibus must complete an application form. Please call for more information.

Brooks: 403-362-6190 https://www.brooks.ca/278/Handibus
Bow Island: 403-952-1968

Brooks Handibus Application Forms.pdf

Happiness Basics Class

For patients who want to learn skills to increase their happiness and well-being. For more information or to register speak with your PCN nurse or Behavioral Health Consultant.


Do you have a health concern for yourself or a child? Call Health Link by dialing 811 for quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. They will ask questions, assess symptoms and determine the best care for you.

Remember, in a medical emergency, always call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

Healthy Eating Resources (AHS)

​These resources provide individuals, parents, families, child cares, schools and workplaces more guidance on healthy eating.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Nunavut and North West Territories

​Aims to build healthier hearts and minds across Canada by bringing life-saving knowledge to the communities we serve, through our local area offices and the healthcare providers we support with education and resources. 

Phone: 403-527-0028
Toll Free Phone 1-888-473-4636

Hillcrest Church - Medicine Hat

​Would you like someone to talk to? If you are going through a difficult situation, decision, or relationship struggle, we want to connect you with a professional counselor with a Christ-centered perspective.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on 8 recovery principles from the Beatitudes and the 12-Steps and their biblical comparisons. It will help you deal with your hurts, habits and hang-ups by providing support, encouragement and accountability. Every Thursday from 7-10pm.
Everyone welcome!

Phone: 403-526-4010

Hip and Knee Clinic - Medicine Hat

Provides a healthcare team approach to assess and treat people who need total joint replacement surgery. The first appointment (assessment) is with an orthopedic surgeon. The program will continue to follow your progress until after your surgery.

Phone: 403-502-8648 ext 1530
Fax: 403-528-8163


Forward referral forms with x-ray reports by fax. Referrals for total hip and total knee replacements can be made to specific orthopedic surgeons or to the next available orthopedic surgeon. The referring doctor will be notified once the referral has been received. The patient will be notified by the Alberta Hip and Knee Clinic when they have an appointment for assessment.


HIV Community Link

HIV Community Link exists to support people living with, or at risk of HIV and hepatitis C. We educate communities, give non-judgmental support, tools and information, and offer harm reduction programs and services to populations in Calgary and Southeastern Alberta.

Programs & Services include:

-Education for healthcare professionals about HIV/AIDS/Hep C

-Drop in centre

-Needle exchange program


-Opportunity to connect with others socially

-Referrals and connections to services

-Overdose prevention support

-Outreach education & prevention services

-Community Based Take Home Naloxone Project is now available in Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat: 403-527-5882 or toll free 1-877-440-2437

Medicine Hat - Drop In Centre located at 356 2nd Street SE

Brooks (Mobile Location) 403-376-6020

Holy Family Parish - St. Vincent de Paul

Located in Medicine Hat, please call 403-527-6933

Assistance and programs.

Home Care Services (Alberta Health Services)

Nursing services, personal care services, respite services, palliative care & wound Care 

Bassano (Ph) 403-641-6127 (Fax) 403-641-2157 (Hosp fax use cover letter)
Bow Island (Ph) 403-545-2296 (Fx) 403-545-6357
Brooks (Ph) 403-362-7766 (Fx) 403-362-7778
Medicine Hat (Ph) 403-581-5750 (Fx) 403-581-5752
Oyen (Ph) 403-664-3651 (Fx) 403-664-2934

Home Rehabilitation Team - Medicine Hat

​As a team we provide community-based therapy for anyone who has had a recent decline in independence, function or mobility. 

Call 403-502-8648 Misspelled Wordext 1497 for more information.

Fax: 403-529-8021

HRT client brochure.pdf

HRT Referral form.pdf