Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

Health and Well-Being Services


Description
Provides health and well-being services for newcomers with a holistic and community oriented approach.

Service provides:

  • counselling for newcomers to address trauma related to war, conflict, and deprivation which can result in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, or anxiety, limiting their abilities to successfully integrate

Includes:

  • confidential counselling with no limitation on the number of sessions provided
  • options for children, youth, couples or individuals, and family therapy
  • trained staff who consider cultural perspectives, immigration processes, and gender expectations
  • tools to build resilience, reduce social isolation, and bridge 2 cultures
  • stress or anger management techniques
  • interpretation and transportation to counselling sessions
  • counselling on site or in the community (in the home or another safe and accessible location) when possible
  • connecting newcomers to social workers and other services
Key Provider: psychologists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to immigrant Albertans who are:
  • permanent residents of Canada
  • Convention refugees
  • Canadian citizens
  • or refugee claimants
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • referrals accepted from health care providers or community agencies
  • or contact to self-refer
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-423-9696 (Team Lead)
Telephone
780-423-9500 (Clinical Director)
Fax
780-424-7736
Web Site
http://www.emcn.ab.ca
Email
lbegashaw@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Last Updated On
February 16, 2017
Address
7629 38 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T6K 3Y7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM