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 (October 31)
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Town of High River
Disaster Relief Fund
Visit any RBC branch to donate
Corporate donations and Room-in-a-box donations are to be directed to Garry Pearce at the Sprung Warehouse managed by The Salvation Army on behalf of the town of High River at 403.875.9049.
Donations of furniture and small wares are to be directed to Candice at Foothills Salvage and Recycling Society (403)648-3764.
Donations to the Salvation Army in High River of new and used clothing, bedding and cash donations are to be directed to The Salvation Army Foothills Church &Community Ministries (403)652-2195 Lieut.Cory Fifield.
Salvation Army donation pickup for those affected:
If a person or family has needs, please visit or call the Salvation Army Disaster Assistance Centre.
Items available: Food vouchers, food hamper, clothing, pet items, cleaning supplies, personal care items, etc.
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.
Highwood Health Centre (Temporary location)
The Highwood Health Centre has temporarily relocated to the ground floor of the Charles Clark Medical Centre located at 303 9 Avenue SW. The Highwood Health Centre can serve only the existing patients of Drs Jensen, Bagdan, A & N Vyse, Smillie and Rader. They are unable to take on new patients at this time. Please call 403-652-7999 for more information or to book an appointment.
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.
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>>
Any questions concerning the return of secured firearms or property damage during search and rescue operation please call the RCMP at 403-652-2357.
Emergency preparedness for individuals with disabilities:
Emergency planning for your business:
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