Youth Health Centre Program Calendar

Welcome to The Alex Youth Health Centre!

All of our programs are free and available on a drop-in basis. Click on any program on the schedule below to read more about each program. We also offer full service health care, in a judgement-free and easy to access environment.

Want to learn more?

Come visit us at #104 2840 2 Ave SE (accessible from Franklin LRT station)
Call us at 403-520-6270
Email us at youthinfo@thealex.ca

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Monday
Youth Addiction Counselling (with Suzanne)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Counselling for those who are experiencing substance use difficulties, support in applying to treatment programs and referrals to community agencies.

Queermunity
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A youth led group for youth aged 12-24 who identify as LGBTQS+ and their allies. This group runs every Monday excluding holidays from 6:30pm – 8:00pm.

Adult Addiction Counselling (with Caitlin)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Counselling for those who are experiencing substance use difficulties, support in applying to treatment programs and referrals to community agencies.

ON HOLD: HIV Community Link (with Chelsea)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tee Time for YOUth
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is a harm reduction group that provides information and support about substance use and mental health. The focus of the group is to increase awareness to support folks in reaching their goals and living a healthy lifestyle.

Tuesday
Calgary Public Library
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brin brings in reading materials, access to literacy outlets and free books weekly. She can also provide library cards on-site and take care of old fines if necessary.

Discovering Choices (with Kevin or Wendy)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Youth 20 and under have access and can apply to alternative schooling through Discovering Choices. Kevin can also support youth already enrolled with homework, assignments and post-secondary inquiries.

Men's Team (Bi-Weekly)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Alex Men’s team meets every second Tuesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Alex Youth Health Centre. The group provides a safe place for men aged 12-24 to connect to a community of other men dedicated to coaching skills in the areas of networking, building friendships and exploring stereotypes and stigmas around masculinity. If you are up for some good food, good conversations and sporting activities then please come by.

Wednesday
SORCe (with Simon)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you experiencing homelessness? Come and get your SPDAT (housing application) done on site with Simon between 12pm and 3pm

Discovering Choices (with Kevin or Wendy)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Youth 20 and under have access and can apply to alternative schooling through Discovering Choices. Wendy can also support youth already enrolled with homework, assignments and post-secondary inquiries.

In the Lead
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In the Lead is a strengths based leadership program in partnership with The Calgary Youth Justice Society for youth that incorporates both mentoring and volunteering components. This is a closed group.

Thursday
Parenting Plus
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A parenting class for pregnant and parenting youth and their partners— age 24 and under (and babies up to the age of 1 year). *Sign up required – call Emily at 403.470.1048 This class takes place at the CommuniTree Wellness Centre next door to the Youth Health Centre.

Adult Addiction Counselling (with Cailtin)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Counselling for those who are experiencing substance use difficulties, support in applying to treatment programs and referrals to community agencies.

Discovering Choices (with Kevin or Wendy)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Youth 20 and under have access and can apply to alternative schooling through Discovering Choices. Kevin can also support youth already enrolled with homework, assignments and post-secondary inquiries.

In the Lead
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In the Lead is a strengths based leadership program in partnership with The Calgary Youth Justice Society for youth that incorporates both mentoring and volunteering components. This is a closed group.

Friday
Justice Related Matters (EFry or Youth Law)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and chat with Renee from Elizabeth Fry or Shirley from Youth Law at The Alex about any justice related questions you may have, as they can support you through legal issues or the court process.

Open Mic Night - Last Friday of the month
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come out and join us on the last Friday of the month to express yourself through poetry, spoken word, stand up, story slamming or music.

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#101 2840 2 Ave SE
Calgary AB T2A 7X9
403-520-2260
info@thealex.ca
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