Rainbow Medical Centre



We request that any doctor/clinic complete requisition in full and faxto our clinic. We contact the patient directly to schedule the appointment to fit their schedule. Please indicate if the request is urgent on the referral form.


Office is located in Medicine Hat at 821B 5th Street SW. 

Phone 403-487-0970

fax 403-487-0969

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REDI Enterprises

​We provide support to assist people to live successfully within their homes offering a wide variety of supported living arrangements and community supports which meet individual needs: Vocational Programs and Brain Injury Relearning Services. 

Our purpose is to promote inclusion, create opportunities, and create a better understanding of needs for people with disabilities in the community. 

The REDI Office is located in Medicine Hat.

Call 403-526-5742

Fax 403-529-0462

Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP)

​RAMP is a program available to eligible wheelchair users to modify their home to be more wheelchair accessible. Applicants can apply for a RAMP grant for up to $7,500 annually and up to a maximum of $15,000 within a 10-year benefit period


Forms to be completed

RAMP Application.pdf 


Call 1-877-427-5760

Fax 780-644-8085

Respiratory Homecare Solutions

​Provides oxygen therapy, spirometry & sleep apnea services


Referral required.

Respiratory Homecare Solutions Referral Form


Medicine Hat Location

536A Ruthford St SW

Ph 403-526-0208

Fx 403-527-0271


Brooks East

620 Cassils Road E

Ph 403-526-0208

Fx 403-527-0271


Brooks West

220 4 St W

Ph 1-877-526-0208

Fx 403-527-0271

Respite Services - Medicine Hat Area

​Provides short-term care for a chronically or terminally ill person in a continuing care facility to allow the caregiver to take a break.

Clients must be eligible for or receiving Home Care services or waiting for long-term care placement. Contact Home Care to arrange.

Bassano Health Centre - 403-793-6660
Big Country Hospital - 403-664-4300
Bow Island Health Centre - 403-545-3208 
St. Joseph's Home - 403-526-3818

Richmond Diagnostic Treatment Centre

City: Calgary
Phone: 403-955-8444
Fax: 403-209-2954

Grief Support Program - Provides support for people coping with the death of a loved one, including one-to-one and group counseling. Call 403-955-8011

Osteoporosis Services - This interdisciplinary team provides care and educates patients, the community and other health professionals regarding osteoporosis prevention, treatment, and appropriate resources. Bone health classes are held monthly and are free of charge and open to all interested persons.  Call 403-955-8134

Chronic pain services - Helps people find ways to manage chronic pain (e.g., musculoskeletal, neuropathic, pelvic, or headache pain).

Clients take part in their treatment by going to education sessions, setting goals, and exercising. Other options to manage pain include anesthetic procedures (e.g., nerve blocks) and neuromodulation (e.g., stimulators, pumps).

This service also works with the Living Well program to offer education sessions in the community. Call 403-943-9900

Weight Management Program - This program offers a wide range of services and treatment options to assist with weight management including. Call 403-955-8118


Calgary Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic - This clinic provides medical, psychological, and surgical interventions for weight management and improving health. Support is provided to individuals with obesity who require complex medical management and/or surgical intervention. Call 403-955-8088


Diabetes Insulin Pump Clinics - Provides support for people with Type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump. An insulin pump is a device a person wears instead of giving daily insulin injections. It is portable and can be programmed. It’s about the size of a pager and delivers fast-acting insulin through a small tube that is put under the skin. The site has to be changed every 2 to 3 days.  

Call 403-955-8118 or the booking line 403-955-8146


Referral by fax for consultation. Lab work forwarded by referring physician.

Riverview Care Centre - Medicine Hat

Phone: 403-527-5531

At Riverview, we help you to live life to the fullest extent possible.

Saamis Immigration Services Association

​Saamis Immigration Services include on-going programs and services assisting in resettlement and integration of newly arrived immigrants and refugees.

For language barrier services, clinics can arrange translation. Call Dasha at Saamis Immigration with the location, date and time of the appointment requiring a translator 2 or 3 days before the appointment, if possible.

If an unexpected translator is required they may be able to arrange a volunteer via telephone. 

Call 403-504-1188 ext 108 

Safe Place Support Group - Brooks

Safe Place is a suicide survivor peer support group. They provides free monthly peer support for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Safe Place Meetings are designed to provide suicide survivors with a supportive environment where they can talk about their thoughts and feelings and share experiences tied to their loss in the company of people who are coping with similar emotions and issues.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Phone: 403-378-4550

Support Group takes place on the last Wednesday of every month (except December) @ 7pm Thom’s Grief Resource Centre, Unit 1 – 500 Cassils Road East

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, including shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction. We also provide social and community service programs that focuses on nurturing the capacities, skills and strengths of individuals, rather than just meeting their needs.

Medicine Hat:
Community Church – 164 Stratton Way SE 

Centre of Hope (Shelter) – 737 8 Street SE 
Open from 7:30pm - 7:30am to people 18 years and older. A snack is provided (if the individual misses the hot meal program on 4 St), as well as breakfast in the morning. Supplies guests with a warm bed, laundry services, & hot showers. Provides crisis support and referrals to other agencies as required.

Rise 'N' Shine Daycare – 164 Stratton Way

Thrift Store – 457 3 Street SE

Community Resource Centre – 476 4 Street SE (back alley entrance)
    Hot meal served from 5-6pm

      Family Services from 11am-3pm
        Community Warmth: Utility assistance for those who have received a disconnection notice or have been disconnected

          Bridge & Loan: Through an application process this program offers an interest free loan for rent or damage deposit

            Spiritual Support: Provides bibles, devotional and inspirational material, and spiritual support

              Family Assistance: Provides various forms of assistance through clothing, housewares, furniture, vouchers. Also Identification and prescription assistance and limited bus tickets.

                Christmas Assistance: Assistance with food & gifts, and resource information

                  Camps: variety of camp opportunities during the summer months. Visit www.pinelakecamp.ca.


                  Brooks Family Care Centre – 112 2 Street SE
                  Provides families in need and/or in crisis with vouchers for clothing, housewares, emergency travel, and winter apparel.

                  Thrift Store - 112 2 Street W

                  Schizophrenia Society of Alberta

                  ​Working towards improving the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis. Family members and caregivers connect to learn and share experiences. The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta has a branch office in Medicine Hat; for more information call 403-526-8515.  


                  Support Group Calendar

                  The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta also offers Online programing, a free online support for people with schizophrenia and their families that can be accesses anywhere you have an internet connection and a phone, computer or tablet. Registration is available on the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta website prior to each session.

                  Seating Clinic - AHS Occupational Therapy

                  ​A team assesses physically disabled people with complex seating needs and provides them with a seating system that accommodates individual problems and improves the quality of their lives.

                  Located in the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. 

                  Phone: 403-529-8851
                  Fax: 403-529-8968

                  Referrals done by Occupational Therapy to Seating Clinic please fax to 403-529-8968 for Medicine Hat and area (Bassano, Oyen, Bow Island & Brooks).

                  Senior Advocate Services

                  ​An advocate that can ask questions, record information and can speak to you so you can better understand and get the care you need. Door to door service, provide appointment reminders, client check in services as needed, full service disability van, parking paid by SAS, own handicap place card. 

                  Call Linda at 403-866-0801 or email lbjelland@live.ca for a free no obligation consultation.

                  Senior Services - Day Hospital

                  Services include: therapeutic groups, balance and fall prevention exercise program, one-on-one counselling, case conferencing, ongoing health assessments & treatment. Clients come to the day hospital 2 days a week.

                  For clients age 65 and older, individuals under the age of 65 are assessed on an individual basis.

                  Phone: 403-529-8949
                  Fax: 403-529-8858

                  Clients can self-refer or be referred by Home Care, Community Outreach Team, physicians, family members, friends, or caregivers.

                  Client fee for attendance is $10.00 per day to cover the cost of lunch, snacks and beverages (coffee, tea, juice). Client is billed monthly based on actual attendance. Fees may be changed without notice. Please contact the service for more information.

                  Fee is reviewed and waived based on annual income as per the Alberta Seniors Benefit Program general eligibility amounts.

                  Senior Services Day Hospital Referral Form

                  Seniors Services Day Hospital Brochure

                  Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program

                  ​The Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program (SPTDP) allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Alberta government.


                  To qualify for the Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program, you must:

                  • Be 65 years or older 
                  • Be an Alberta resident 
                  • Own a residential property in Alberta 
                  • Have a minimum of 25% equity in your home


                  Help with this resource is also available through Alberta Supports 1-877-644-9992

                  Application Form

                  Sexual Assault Crisis Line

                  Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1-877-237-5888

                  Sexual Assault Response Committe - SARC

                  ​SARC and Alberta Health Services - Mental Health and Addictions offer access to specialized sexual assault/abuse counselling services (one-on-one). 

                  Please call 403-548-2717 to learn more.

                  Sexual Reproductive Health & Clinic - AHS Public Health

                  ​Counseling and Information Services, Health Promotion and Education Services, Clinical Services.

                  Some services are by appointment (physician and counselling) but all others are drop-in (e.g. pregnancy testing, STI testing, Emergency Contraception, etc.) Call for further information.


                  Services in Medicine Hat and Brooks and are available to all.

                  Medicine Hat Community Health Services (Ph) 403-502-8200
                  Brooks Health Centre (Ph) 403-501-3303

                  Shoppers Home Health Care

                  Provide a wide range of everyday living products and services for inside and outside the home through trusted, caring experts to meet your family's changing health needs.

                  Phone: 403-527-8110
                  Fax: 403-527-8331

                  Smokers' Help Line - AADAC

                  Phone: 1-866-332-2322

                  Information about prevention & quitting

                  Social Work - AHS

                  Provides support and resources to promote  physical and mental well-being, while also addressing social needs. Helps clients who run into problems because of illness, disability, and/or hospitalization, which may interfere with their being able to get the most benefit from their medical treatment.


                  Clients are primarily registered as inpatients in an AHS facility or program, but walk-ins are accepted as staff are available.  Walk-in clients do not necessarily require previous AHS involvement.

                  Social Work can also be accessed outside of daytime hours and weekends / holidays at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital site ONLY.  Clients requiring after hours service should present at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Emergency Department.

                  Phone: 403-529-8083

                  South Country Village - Medicine Hat

                  ​South Country Village is a multifaceted Christian retirement community in Medicine Hat that desires to provide a housing environment that meets the physical and spiritual needs of its residents.


                  Call 403-526-2002 for more information.

                  Southeast Alberta Caregivers

                  ​Southeast Alberta Caregivers have come together to support those who care for loved ones, friends or family members on a regular basis.

                  Support groups:
                  The Kitchen Is Open - Family caregiver coffee & chat. 3rd Tuesday of the month 1:30-3:00pm at the Canadian Mental Health Association boardroom (204 1865 Dunmore Rd SE).  

                  Compass for the Caregiver is a 9 week Caregiver Workshop - contact the Canadian Mental Health Association for more information and dates 403-504-1811.

                  Southeast Alberta Caregivers also hosts annual full day workshops in November. Call Lorna Scott 403-548-8437 for more info.


                  Established in 1978, the SPEC Association for Children & Families, began as a fee-for-service program with Alberta Social Services and Community Health. Since SPEC’s incorporation in 1979, the programs have continued to grow and offer services for children and families under the guidance and leadership of ded icated board members, staff, and volunteers.

                  SPEC is focused on the positive development of kids by providing a continuum of services from early intervention (prevention) to high intervention during crisis. By providing family support services, SPEC continues to focus on a variety of preventive and educational programs that promotes a caring and committed community where kids are resilient and valued.

                  Special Needs Assistance for Seniors

                  The SNA program provides a lump-sum payment to eligible low-income seniors. This program provides assistance with some of the cost of appliances and some health and personal supports.

                  A senior’s or senior couple’s total annual income, residence and marital status, and the items requested are used to determine the amount funded. The maximum assistance available is $5,000 in a benefit year.

                  To be considered for SNA, you must:

                  1.  have previously submitted a Seniors Financial Assistance application
                  2.  be 65 years of age or older
                  3.  be an Alberta resident
                  4.  be a Canadian citizen or have been lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence
                  5. not have voluntarily deferred the receipt of Old Age Security.

                  Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992

                  SNA Application Form.pdf

                  Speech, Language, Swallowing and Hearing Services - Outpatient

                  ​Speech and language assessments, therapy, consultation and hearing screening for all ages.

                  Anyone can refer (community member, family member or healthcare provider) for outpatient programs and swallowing concerns including bedside swallowing screenings at the hospital or mealtime observations in the office or home to assess feeding and swallowing.

                  Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

                  Call for an appointment:

                  Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (Ph) 403-528-8175 (Fx) 403-528-8190
                  Bow Island Provincial Building (Ph) 403-545-5123 (Fx) 403-545-6357
                  Brooks Community Health Centre (Ph) 403-501-3308 (Fx) 403-501-3202
                  Oyen (based out of Medicine Hat Regional Hospital) (Ph) 403-528-8175 (Fx) 403-528-8190

                  Spinal Cord Injury Alberta

                  Our primary focus is responding to the needs of persons with SCI, their families and care giving networks. Where feasible, we extend services to others with related physical disabilities, particularly those living with mobility impairments. 

                  Effective March 1, 2017, services for the Medicine Hat area will be provided through the SCI Alberta Lethbridge office. Contact dylan.adkins@sci-ab.ca or lethbridge@sci-ab.ca if you live in the Medicine Hat area and require assistance.

                  Phone:  403-327-7577
                  Fax: 403-320-0269
                  E-mail: lethbridge@sci-ab.ca

                  St. John Ambulance - Medicine Hat

                  St. John Ambulance is proud to deliver reliable and sustainable community services in accordance with the organization’s mission. These services are provided by trained volunteers who recognize and respond to community-based health and safety needs. St. John’s nationally recognized core community service programs include:

                  First Aid Response Services:
                  Trained volunteers provide first aid services at community gatherings, sporting and recreational events.
                  Therapy Dog Services:
                  Through regular visitations, St. John Therapy Dog Teams enrich the lives of the elderly and ill, as well as children, by providing unconditional love and support.
                  ​​Youth Services:
                  Young Canadians are given the opportunity to learn first aid and volunteer in their communities, fostering their personal development and commitment to service.
                  Emergency Response:
                  When disaster strikes, St. John Ambulance is there to help. St. John Ambulance community-based volunteers are trained in an integrated system of first aid, CPR and health care. 

                  Phone: 403-528-3292
                  Toll free: 1-800-665-7114, option 5, then extensions

                  St. Joseph's Home - Covenant Health

                  St. Joseph’s Home was opened by the Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus in 1951 and has been providing a safe, secure assisted living program in the Medicine Hat community ever since. St. Joseph’s Home became part of the Covenant Health family in April 2011. Carmel Hospice is located in St. Joseph’s and provides compassionate end-of-life care for those in need.

                  Services Provided:

                  • Seniors’ lodge program
                  • Carmel Hospice
                  • Community support beds
                  • Respite care
                  • In-home palliative bed program

                  Phone: 403-526-3818
                  Fax: 403-528-8942

                  Strathcona Centre City of Medicine Hat Senior Services

                  ​Services are currently being offered out of the Strathcona Centre - 1150 5th Street SE.

                  Strathcona Centre is a vibrant community offering social networks, services and support to people 50-plus in Medicine Hat. Strathcona Centre is a "home away from home" for its 1200+ members. People come to Strathcona Centre to meet with friends, eat great home-cooked meals, volunteer, and take part in our diverse activities. Above all, they come to have fun!

                  Seniors Outreach: 403-529-8368 
                  Health, Fitness & Recreation: 403-529-8307
                  Information Office: 403-529-8307
                  Meals On Wheels: 403-525-8885
                  BRANCH Senior Support: 403-504-1811 ext. 114

                  Members of the Medicine Hat Senior Services can access Supportive Counselling Services for a FREE telephone or in-person consultation with Medicine Hat Family Service professionals on stress management, family issues or health and age-related losses. Call 403-504-8026 (MH Family Services) for an appointment. The next Supportive Counselling Services day will be March 14 from 9am-12pm.

                  DILLS - Drop In Life Long Learning Series

                  March 28, 10:00am-12:00pm - An Activity of Oral History Sharing

                  Bring an old prop from your past and start reminiscing what it means to you. The March DILLS in-service offered by MHFS will offer an opportunity for the participants to bring a prop, your grand father’s tobacco pipe, a photo, a name of a song (we have internet), an unusual kitchen utensil from the past or any item that you can get through the door and have fun reminiscing with the group. Reminiscing therapy has been around since 1980’s. It’s different from remembering and doesn’t put someone on the spot. When a picture is used or a prop, participants can share their feel good/ pleasant memories with others. So, bring your “Brain Album”, let’s have fun reminiscing what sparked you!

                  Foot Health With Laurie Hamilton

                  March 21, 2018, 10:00am-12:00pm

                  Come hear dynamic speaker Laurie Hamilton as she gives some great information on feet, those special body parts that don’t get the attention they deserve.

                  Meals for Men - by Meadowlands: Are you a gentleman who lives alone? If so, you are invited to a special event on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm at Meadowlands. Attendees will make a meal to enjoy together and 4 more to take home. Cost is $10 - to register call 403-529-8368 

                  Stroke Early Supported Discharge Program & Community Rehab Program (Stroke Support Team)

                  An Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Program provides in-home therapy to stroke survivors who have been referred from hospital upon discharge. This program is intended for clients with mild to moderate deficits due to a recent stroke.

                  Community Rehabilitation (CR) provides in-home therapy to stroke survivors who are at risk for needing increased care due to a previous stroke (1 year+).

                  In both programs, clients actively participate in setting goals for their therapy, which may continue up to 8 weeks. Stroke specialists also provide support with overcoming barriers, reintegration within the community and transfer of care to outpatient rehabilitation and/or community services for continued support. 

                  Early Supported Discharge (ESD) – must have had a recent stroke (within the past 3 months).

                  Community Rehabilitation (CR) – must have had a stroke 1 year+ and be at risk for requiring increased levels of care in the community.

                  For more information about referrals, please call 403-502-8648, ext 1297

                  Fax: 403-529-8021

                  Sunset Counselling Services - Medicine Hat

                  Misspelled WordLynett Misspelled WordGetz hosts grief support groups at the Misspelled WordSaamis Creekside Centre.

                  Understanding Your Grief: 12 Week Educational, Support & Therapy Group. Cost is $150; this includes text, journal, and sessions. Family discounts available. Pre-registration is required.
                  Next group begins February 26, 2018.

                  Call 403-580-0398 for more information about upcoming groups and registration details. 

                  If there are individuals who are unable to afford the fee, please speak with Misspelled WordLynett.

                  Sweet Feet

                  Mobile foot service in Medicine Hat.


                  • Reflexology
                  • General health assessment and referrals as needed
                  • Fungal nails
                  • Corn and callus removal
                  • Ingrown toenail assessment and treatment
                  • Ram's horn nail reduction
                  • Treatment of Involuted nails
                  • Assess circulation/sensation (diabetes related)
                  • Shoe assessment
                  • Lower leg/foot massage following treatment
                  • Assessment and care for foot deformities such as Bunions, Mallet/Hammer toes, Pes Planus (flat feet), Pes Cavus (high arches), Charcot Foot
                  • Clinic and Mobile
                  • Basic and Advanced Foot Care
                  • Diabetic Care
                  • Referrels as needed

                  The cost is $50 for all mobile visits. $45 for all visits in the clinic.

                  Phone: 403-458-3668

                  Tetra Society

                  Providing custom assistive devices to people with disabilities. They can be infants or seniors or anyone in between. As well, levels of disability can vary greatly from client to client. No challenge given Tetra’s volunteers is deemed too great or too small. The goal is always to reduce societal and environmental barriers and to create increased independence

                  Phone: 604-688-6464 Ext. 102

                  The Caregivers Lighthouse

                  Lorna Scott offers and expertise as a coach and counsellor for families during a time of caregiving. She offers workshops and resources and individual coaching/strategies for caregivers in the Medicine Hat area. Call or visit the website for more information about workshops.

                  Phone: 403-548-8437
                  Toll Free: 1-888-746-8130

                  The Ridge Spine & Sport Centre

                  ​Inside our clinic, patients benefit from Active Release Technique®, Graston Technique®, chiropractic manipulation (adjusting),  therapeutic rehabilitation and sports performance enhancement through the Titielist Performance Institute®. Beyond our practice, patients thrive from receiving the highest standards of health care.

                  Phone: 403-527-7447
                  Fax: 403-527-5522

                  Therapeutic Recreation & Aquatic Program - Medicine Hat & Brooks

                  Helps people with physical, social, emotional, and mental challenges that affect their leisure activity by assessing their needs and strengths, developing, following and evaluating a therapy plan.  Teaches how to use resources and take part in recreation and leisure activities.

                  Total Cardiology - Calgary

                  Dedicated multi-disciplinary team of over 125 staff members ranging from allied health care workers to educators, clinical researchers, and administrators, our cardiologists deliver rapid and comprehensive cardiology consultation, leading edge cardio-diagnostic tests, research and prevention services.


                  Physicians can refer online via their website or fax referral form to 403-571-6990.

                  Phone: 403-571-8640
                  Fax: 403-571-6990

                  TrueNTH Lifestyle Management

                  A website and online portal (lifestyle.truenth.ca) has been developed which gives men affected by prostate cancer access to personalized programs, trackers, tools, and health libraries of prostate cancer specific wellness resources.