Mental Health

Mental Health


Mental Health Prevention, Support & Intervention - Your WMFRC is here to help.

WMFRC Family Liason Officer/Social Worker/Prevention, Support & Intervention Coordinator:

Help is available; you are never alone. The WMFRC Social Worker will work one-on-one with individuals in military familes in order to support them in stressful psycho-social situations. Resources will be provided to children, youth, and their parents when needed. Services are provided at no cost to the user accessing them. Flexible hours are available to suit all work and home life schedules.

Services Offered:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Short-term counseling for individuals, couples and youth/teens
  • Referrals within the community if required
  • Groups and workshops to promote optimal development
  • Educational workshops/seminars as needed

To make an appointment with the WMFRC Social Worker, please contact:
780-842-1363 Ext. 1253

More Resources:

  • CF Member Assistance Program

The CF Member Assistance Program is a voluntary and confidential service, initiated by the Canadian Forces (CF) to help members (Regular Force, all Reserve Class Members, Cadets) and family members who have personal concerns that affect their personal well-being and/or work performance. Services may be accessed at this site.

  • 24/7 Family Information Line (FIL)

Anyone can contact the Family Information Line for support needed due to the unique nature of the military lifestyle. Counsellors can help your family obtain information and provide reassurance, support and more. The line is open 24 hours a day, 265 days a year.

Toll-Free: 1-800-866-4546

Collect Calls: 613-995-5234

  • Kids Hotline

Toll-free: 1-866-332-2322 

  • The Canadian Mental Health Association

The Canadian Mental Health Association has a very user friendly website to help develop your understanding and awareness of mental illness in Canada. 

Community Resources:

Click here to view the complete Wainwright Human Services Directory

Alberta Health Services - Mental Health
1-877-303-2642 (24hr Line)

Wainwright Family and Community Services (FCS)
FCS Website

Wainwright TIPS (Teaching Independence and Parent Support)
TIPS Website

Child and Family Services

Catholic Social Services

Community Health Services

Wainwright Food Bank
780-842-3754 or 780-842-3921