Walk In Counselling Services

Alberta Health Services - North Zone

Provides single session counselling, screening and referral on a walk-in basis for people experiencing a range of emotional or mental health issues.

Provides a short-term counselling service, to help people make changes in their lives. Screening and referrals may also be completed to connect clients with additional services.

Sometimes people feel overwhelmed, aren't sure what to do, and need more than a friend to talk to.

Counsellor's use a team approach and focus on helping people make changes in their lives by learning what their strengths are and using them.

Reasons for needing this support may include:

  • stress
  • grieving
  • parenting
  • relationships
  • depression
  • anxiety

Confidential counselling sessions are 50 minutes.

If appropriate, people are provided information on other addiction and/or mental health services.

Key Provider: addiction counsellors, psychiatric nurses, social workers
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies. Clients in crisis are seen on a priority basis.

Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 30, 2023
4815 51 Avenue
Barrhead, AB, T7N 1M1

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24 / 7 emergency department. The Barrhead Community Cancer Centre is located within this facility.

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Hours of Operation
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Last appointment is at 2:00 PM.

Walk-In: For clients walking in to see a counsellor, please come to the Admin door located on the Southwest side of the hospital and call the clinic to indicate you are here. The number is posted on the entrance door.

Talk-In: For clients wanting to speak with a clinician over the phone during these hours, please call the clinic number and indicate you would like to participate in Talk-In services.