Specialized support services

Helping adult Albertans with disabilities access specialized services in their communities.


Community agencies help adults with disabilities to access services they may not be able to qualify for or get through other means.

They can help you connect with specialized supports and services such as:

  • independent living skills training and/or mentoring
  • volunteer opportunities and recreational supports
  • supports for managing vision loss
  • interpreter and intervener services
  • adaptive equipment
  • community services


For more information, contact your nearest community agency.

  • Calgary

    Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS)

    Phone: 403-283-0611
    Fax: 403-283-0691
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: http://www.c-a-s-s.org/

    Main CASS Office
    #2335 30 Avenue NE
    Calgary Alberta T2E 7C7

    CNIB Head Office
    (formerly Canadian National Institute for the Blind)

    Phone: 403-266-8831
    TTY: 403-264-0105
    Fax: 403-265-5029
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: https://www.cnib.ca/en?region=ab

    10 11A Street NE
    Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Z3
    15 Colonel Baker Place NE
    Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Z3

    Deaf and Hear Alberta

    Phone: 403-284-6200
    Fax: 403-282-7006
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: http://www.dhhs.ca/

    63 Cornell Rd NW
    Calgary, Alberta T2L 0L4

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services – Calgary Regional Society

    Toll free: 1-866-471-2805

    63 Cornell Rd NW
    Calgary, Alberta T2L 0L4

  • Edmonton

    Catholic Social Service (CSS)

    Phone: 780-432-1137

    12431 Stony Plain Road
    Edmonton, Alberta T5N 3N3

    CNIB Edmonton

    Phone: 780-488-4871

    11150 Jasper Ave
    Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0C7

    Easter Seals Alberta

    Toll free: 1-877-732-7837
    Fax: 780-429-1937
    Email: [email protected], OR [email protected]

    404 Mayfield Business Centre
    10525 170 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5P 4W2

    Edmonton Residential Aide Placement Services

    Phone: 780-328-3917

    9856 89 Ave NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2S4

    Gateway Association for Community Living

    Phone: 780-454-0701

    10941 120 St #201
    Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3R3

    Neighborhood Bridges Ltd.

    Phone: 780-758-2815

    11311 106 Ave NW,
    Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0R6

    SKILLS Society

    Phone: 780-496-9686

    10408 124 St
    Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1R5

    Spinal Cord Injury Alberta, Head Office

    Phone: 780-424-6312
    Toll free: 1-888-654-5444
    Fax: 780-424-6313
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: http://www.sci-ab.ca

    Suite 400, Hys Centre
    11010 101 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4B9

    The Good Samaritan Society

    Phone: 780-431-3600

    8861 75 Street NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T6C 4G8

    Voice of Albertans with Disabilities
    (formerly Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities)

    Phone: 780-488-9088
    Toll free: 1-800-387-2514
    Fax: 780-488-3757
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: https://vadsociety.ca

    406, 11010 101 Street NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4B9

  • Lethbridge

    Lethbridge Family Services

    Phone: 403-327-5724
    Fax: 403-329-4924
    Website: http://www.lfsfamily.ca/

    1107 2 Avenue ‘A’ North
    Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 0E6

  • Medicine Hat

    Rehabilitation and Employment for Developing Independence (REDI) Enterprises Society

    Phone: 403-526-5742

    860 Allowance Ave SE
    Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 7S6

  • Red Deer

    Cosmos Community Support Services

    Phone: 403-343-0715

    7428 49 Avenue #4
    Red Deer, Alberta T4P 1M2

    STEPS Society of Red Deer

    Phone: 403-343-6249

    2830 Bremner Avenue
    Red Deer, Alberta T4R 1M9

  • Sherwood Park

    Winder Inclusive Communities Service

    Phone: 780-449-0494

    450 Ordze Road #200
    Sherwood Park, Alberta T8B 0C5

Advocate for Persons with Disabilities

If you are part of the disability community in Alberta and need advocacy support to navigate and access government or community resources, contact the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities at 780-422-1095.