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You(th) can make a difference!

Volunteering is a way to make a difference in the world, in your community, in someone’s life, and YOU have the power to make a change! It’s also a fantastic way to build your resume and learn new skills that you can carry with you for the rest of your life. Not to mention it’s a great way to make new friends!

For Youth 12 and Under

You’re never too young to get started on your volunteering journey.

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For Youth 13+

Looking for a more robust and possibly long-term opportunity? Start here!

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For Families

Bond with your child and give back together, as a family.

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Youth Help Lines:

Need someone to talk to? We have compiled a list of numbers and agencies that may be able to help. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

Kids Help Phone:
kidshelpphone.ca
1-800-668-6868
OR text “CONNECT” to 686868 to chat with a crisis responder 24/7

Hope Mission Youth Shelter (Edmonton):
hopemission.com
780-422-2018

Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS):
Emergency shelter
yess.org
780-468-7070

Family & Community Services:
Counselling and support
strathcona.ca
780-464-4044

A Safe Place:
Family violence help
asafeplace.ca
780-464-7233

Bullying Helpline:
alberta.ca
1-888-456-2323

TransLife Line:
Support line for transgender youth
translifeline.org
877-330-6366

Victim Services:
Support for victims of crime and trauma
strathcona.ca
780-449-0153

Canadian Mental Health Association Distress Line:
Available 24/7
cmha.ca
780-482-4357(HELP)

Child Abuse Hotline:
Help is available in multiple languages 24/7
1-800-387-5437(KIDS)

Alberta Health Services:
Addictions, mental health information
albertahealthservices.ca

Mental Health Helpline:
1-877-302-2642 (24/7) 

Addictions Helpline:
1-866-332-2322 (24/7)

Health Link:
811 (24/7)