The Town of High River continues to work with the Government of Alberta and our partners to rebuild and recover from the June flood. Residents, business owners and property owners are encouraged to visit this page often for information and news related to flood recovery, mitigation and renewal programs, services and initiatives.
For news and updates check out the latest issue of the Town Crier (February 27, 2015)
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Mould education sessions planned for March
Bow Valley College, in cooperation with the Town of High River, is hosting several mould education sessions with expertise provided by Alberta Health Services. The sessions will be held on:
• Monday, Mar. 2 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
• Monday, Mar. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, Mar. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Any residents with questions relating to mould in their homes are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. There is no cost to attend but registration is required.
Questions that will be discussed include:
• What should I do if I suspect there is a mould issue in my home?
• How can I identify if I have a mould issue?
• Should I have mould testing done?
• How can I mitigate mould issues?
• Are there any health issues associated with mould?
• If I am hiring a consultant, what should I look for?
Classes are limited to 18 participants. Additional classes may be held on future dates depending on demand for this course.
Click here for Alberta Health Services mould information
Charles Clark Health Clinic
The Charles Clark Health Centre has re-opened at its location at 303 9 Avenue SW. Current patients can once again make appointments by calling 403-652-2929. Elevators are not operational, but any patients unable to use the stairs will be treated on the main floor.
Residents without a doctor are encouraged to visit urgent care at the High River Hospital.
Family and Community Support Services
The FCSS Resource Centre serves as a community hub for resources and support; FCSS is the starting point for accessing community supports and resources and staff are often the first point of contact for community members looking for information, assistance, or support. View Community Supports & Services Guide and the Referral & Resource Guide. There is also a special resource guide for Seniors.
More High River Community Support Services
Mental Health Supports
High River Free Counselling Centre
Clients are welcome to drop-in during office hours or book an appointment through the call centre (403) 691-5991.
Unit 101, 122 4 Ave S.W.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Grief and trauma are natural responses to the many losses people experience as a result of a natural disaster. Although normal, these responses can feel overwhelming. If you would like to receive counselling or mental health support, please view this full listing of mental health supports available>>
List of consulting engineers in Alberta (for homeowners who require an engineer)
Manager of renewal operations answers questions about dikes and flood mitigation in High River. Information as of June 23, 2014.
For more video updates, please visit the Mayor's Update page