Support Services, Networks and Advocacy

Accredited Supportive Living Services (ASLS)

Contact information
Box 680, 5418 50th Street
T0H 1W0 Grimshaw , AB
Provides FASD-related services to Grande Prairie, Peace River, and surrounding communities in these regions. The FASD Program has FASD Diagnostic and Assessment Clinics that offer services (including referrals) to adults and children. Other services include a caregiving support group, FASD support workers, mentoring to pregnanat women who use substances, and a resource library. Address and contact information is for the Head Office; see web site for other offices.

Northwest Alberta FASD Network

Contact information
(780) 357-7508
E-Mail contact form on web site
10030 102 Avenue
T8V 6V3 Grand Prairie , AB
One of twelve regional FASD networks in the province, consisting of key stakeholders, community agencies, family members, and organizations across northwest Alberta. Seeks to improve and enhance FASD services in a way that compliments existing services and furthers the collaborative practices that have been encouraged through individual efforts and activities.

3C Project: The University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Contact information
(780) 992-5935
Edmonton , AB
To help male inmates with FASD transition into the community. Services include: diagnostic and assessment services, educational and advocacy services, as well as links to community support groups.

Leduc County Bridges FASD Mentor Program

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Leduc County Bridges (FASD Mentor) Program provides voluntary services to adult women who have been diagnosed or are potentially living with FASD. This program is available to residents of Leduc, Leduc County, Calmar, Thorsby, Warburg, Devon, and New Sarepta.

Elves Special Need Society

Contact information
(780) 454-5310
10825 142 Street
T5N 3Y7 Edmonton , AB
Provides individualized education program and communications at school to children diagnosed with FASD and conducts in-home consultations with children with FASD and their primary caregivers. Admission criteria can be found on the web site.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton - Girls Empowered & Strong

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10523 - 100 Avenue
T5J 0A8 Edmonton , AB
Girls Empowered and Strong provides mentorship to teenage girls addressing a range of issues including: drug addiction, early pregnancy, child abuse, bullying, shoplifting, sexuality, and conflict with parents or friends.

Catholic Social Services

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8212 118 Avenue
T5B 0S3 Edmonton , AB
Provides a Family Coaching Program, which provides assistance to primary caregivers of children who have been diagnosed or suspected with FASD, a program primarily delivered in the home of eligible families. Its First Steps Program is designed to help women who are pregnant and at risk of giving birth to children with FASD, and can work with women for up to three years. The McDaniel Youth Program helps youth 14-19 years old who have been diagnosed with FASD transition to adulthood, and can work with these youth up to three years. The Step-by-Step Program is intended to assist parents who have been diagnosed or suspected with FASD and/or living with children with FASD, and focuses on family relationships. The Address is for the Central Edmonton office. See web site for other locations and contact information.