Support Services, Networks and Advocacy

Calgary John Howard Society

Contact information
917 - 9 AVE SE, Calgary AB
T2G 0S5 Calgary , AB
Supports adults (18 years and older) with FASD who are at risk and/or involved with the criminal justice system. Adults living with FASD are supported by program staff to identify and connect with family and community members so as to build a Community Support Team for each individual. The goal of these teams is to promote each of these individuals to achieve their goals and better their life.

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association

Contact information
(403) 508-6259
Peer support group for youth and adults (16 years and older) who have been diagnosed with FASD or are potentially living with the disorder. Provides a safe environment to get involved in art and recreational activities. Programs to: assist parents with a history of alcohol/drug abuse to pursue healthier lifestyles; provide coaching/mentoring services to adults with FASD so that they become aware of services available in the community and how to access them; promote awareness of FASD issues by educating both the public and professionals. Also provides services to other areas including: Airdrie, Strathmore, Cochrane, High River, Black Diamond, Okotoks, and Turner Valley. See web site for locations and addresses.

Parent Support Association of Calgary

Contact information
(403) 270-1809
#200 609 — 35 Avenue NE
T2E 2L2 Calgary , AB
Peer support groups for youth and adults living with FASD as well as parents of children/youth affected by FASD. They offer a 24-hour support and information line.