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Community Resources

Carya is committed to supporting individuals and families across Calgary.

Whether through our comprehensive programs and services or by connecting you with community organizations that can best support you.  Our goal at Carya is to ensure you receive the best support when you need it most. Find a list of additional community resources below.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or require urgent medical support, please dial 9-1-1


Distress Centre Calgary provides 24-hour crisis supportprofessional counselling, youth peer support, and navigation and referrals through 211 and Coordinated Entry. For immediate support and guidance, contact their 24/7 Distress Centre line at (403) 266-HELP (4357).

988 Suicide Crisis Helpline is a new national three-digit helpline that provides urgent, live support by phone and text for anyone who is thinking about suicide, or who is worried about someone they know. Call or text 9-8-8 if you or someone you know is in need of support.


Community Connect YYC is a collaborative of Calgary agencies that connects Calgary’s Communities with affordable and barrier free access to mental health supports.

Gateway connects immigrants and refugees to programs and services aimed at facilitating a successful transition and integration into Canadian life.

Dial 8-1-1 for non-urgent health concerns and be connected with a healthcare professional.

Dial 2-1-1 for information on community, social, and government resources in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Dial 4-1-1 for directory assistance and details on non-emergency services.