Get Help

Are you in an emergency?

Here are some phone numbers you can call if you need assistance now:

Ambulance, Fire, Police – 911

Distress Centre Calgary – 403-266-4357

Suicide Prevention & Support – 1-833-456-4566

HELP Team – 403-998-7388

Don’t know who to call? Dial 211, the Community & Social Services Help Line. They can help!


Where is the Calgary Drop-In Centre?

Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI)

Address: 1 Dermot Baldwin Way SE

Click here to get directions

Call us: 403-266-3600

Click here to download our Community Resources Guide

Please note: Our meal service is currently limited to those registered at the shelter. If you are in need of a meal, please call the Calgary Food Bank at 403-253-2055 to book a food hamper.

Downtown Calgary Victim Services

The Downtown Calgary Victim Services program supports vulnerable people who have been victims of crime. This team acts as a liaison for their client and the justice system.

If you are a victim of a crime and need help, give us a call:

587-888-4546 or 403-988-7538

These are some other great resources in the city.

Alpha House

Best suited for alcohol and drug users in a judgment-free zone.

Phone: 403-234-7388
Address: 203 15th Avenue SE (map)

Be The Change

Best suited for those currently experiencing homelessness in need of essential resources.

Phone: 587-224-9114

Inn from the Cold

Best suited for families.

Phone: 403-263-8384
Address: 110 11 Avenue SE (map)

Centre of Hope

Best suited for sober individuals.

Phone: 403-410-1111
Address: 420 9 Ave SE (map)

The YW

Best suited for women who need shelter.

Phone: 403-263-1550
Address: 1715 17 Avenue SE (map)

Avenue 15

Best suited for anyone seeking shelter between 12 – 17 years old.

Phone: 403-543-9651
Address: 938 15 Avenue SW (map)

Calgary Food Bank

Provides food hampers, but you must call them to book a hamper before you pick up.

Phone: 403-253-2055
Address: 5000 11 St SE (map)

Mustard Seed

Best suited for sober individuals.

Phone: 403-269-1319
Address: 102 11 Avenue SE (map)

Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter

Best suited for women seeking support because of family violence and abuse. It’s an undisclosed location for safety.

24-Hour Family Violence Helpline: 403-234-7233