Child and Adolescent Protection Centre

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
A healthcare team that offers care to children who have been or are at risk for physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect.

Offers care to children who have been or are at risk for physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect. Services include:

  • consults
  • diagnosis and treatments
  • healthcare team assessment of the child who has been abused and his or her family
  • medical evaluation, intervention, and collection of forensic evidence (if needed)
  • phone consults with other healthcare providers (regarding abuse or suspected abuse
  • referrals to other healthcare providers or agencies (as needed)
  • education to healthcare providers about child abuse
  • community child abuse prevention activities (e.g., resource development and distribution)

Affiliation: Children's Services - Edmonton and area, Edmonton Police Services, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Key Provider: child and family services assessors, child life specialists, doctors, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
Yes, Children 17 years and younger from central and northern Alberta. Based on medical and forensic assessments.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Referrals are accepted from Child and Family Services, the police, doctors, and Alberta Health Services.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


Telephone
780-407-1240
Fax
780-407-1239
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services - Interpreter on wheels is available as is the Language line.
Fees
Fee: N/A
Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, ramps, elevators and washrooms.
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
April 4, 2024
Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7

This facility provides a range of healthcare services for children including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM