Resources

Resources

This section contains information about the various resources Barrhead has to offers. These resources are crucial for supporting the well being of our citizens and giving them the secure lifestyle they deserve.

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Immediate & General Care

Two fully staffed private medical clinics and the Barrhead Healthcare Centre, ensure residents and visitors have access to excellent health care. With 34 active treatment beds, Barrhead Healthcare Centre provides a wide range of services to the region, including obstetrics, surgery, general medicine, auxiliary care, emergency x-ray, rehabilitation, physiotherapy, diet counselling and education programs.

Barrhead Healthcare Centre (HOSPITAL)
4815-51 Avenue
Telephone: 780-674-2221

Barrhead Clinic (Doctor Clinic)
5040-49A Street
Telephone: 780-674-2231

Barrhead Medical Centre (Doctor Clinic)
5021-51 Street
Telephone: 780-674-2246
 

Seniors Care

Long Term Care
The W.R. Keir Care Centre is a 100 bed continuing care facility and Shepherd's Care Foundation is a 41 bed semi-assisted living eldercare facility, both offer individualized care.

Dr. W. R. Keir Barrhead Continuing Care Centre
5336 59 Avenue
Telephone: (780) 674-4506

Shepherd's Care Foundation
5236-59 Avenue
Telephone: 780-674-4249

Retirement Communities
There are many facilities which are maintained for senior living and care. The Hillcrest Home Foundation provides assisted living programs to help seniors maintain optimum well being. Three manors operated by Barrhead & District Social Housing Assicoation offer independent senior living; Klondike Place, Golden Crest, and Jubilee Manor.

Hillcrest Home Foundation
4321 52 Avenue
Telephone: (780) 674-2787

Barrhead & District Social Housing Association
4321-52 Avenue
Telephone: 780-674-2787


Additional Resources

Barrhead Community Health Services
6203 49 Street
Telephone: (780) 674-3408

Barrhead Mental Health Services
4815 51 Avenue
Telephone: (780) 674-8243

For additional care providers such as dentist, physiotherapists, or optometrists visit our Community Directory.
Blue Heron Support Services
Government Resources Healthy Living Counselling Service Health/Personal Care Professional/Business Services

Phone#:  780-674-4944
5123-50 Avenue
Barrhead, Alberta
T7N 1A2
Box 4238

Fax Number:
(780) 674-6294 (5123-50 Avenue Bldg.)
(780) 674-2837 (Keir Bldg.)
Assisted living; enhances the lives of people with disabilities,
supporting them so they can live and work in the community.


Children's World Child Care (Daycare)
Healthy Living Daycare and Dayhome
Phone#:  780-674-2510
Email:  cwccs@telus.net
#1, 5115-45 Street
Barrhead, AB


Family Community Support Services (FCSS)
Government Resources, Healthy Living, Counselling Service 
Phone#:  780-674-3341
Email:  fcssbar@telusplanet.net


Barrhead Family Day Homes Inc. (Daycare)
Healthy Living Daycare and Dayhome
 

Barrhead CARES
Community Awareness Resources Education Services
Phone#: 780-674-8239
 
 
Barrhead Mental Health Services
780-674-8243
 
Visit the Support Services section in the Community Directory for more.

Pembina Hills

Barrhead's local schools are ran under the Pembina Hills School Division. You can find all the information you need in regard to schooling here: Pembina Hills Website

Barrhead Composite High School, Public Library and the Elementary School, all are located along 53 Avenue.

Student Achievement

Pembina Hills' students have consistently distinguished themselves in academic and athletic competitions.  Each year a number of our students are far above the provincial average, some scoring a remarkable 100% on the Grade 12 diploma exams.  Students from Pembina Hills are frequent winners in Drama, Music, Art and provincial Athletics.
 
In addition, Pembina Hills' students have attracted national recognition for their achievements in Career and Technology Studies. 

Alberta Distance Learning Centre 

ADLC
Barrhead is home to the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) - Alberta's premier distance education centre, serving over 22,000 students from Grade 1 to Grade 12 taking courses in either print or on-line format.
 
The Centre began in 1923 as the Alberta Correspondence School and was renamed the Alberta Distance Learning Centre when it was relocated to Barrhead in 1983.  In 1997, ADLC came under the operation of Pembina Hills Regional School Division No. 7 and it has continued to serve the alternative learning needs of students in Alberta, across Canada and around the world.  The ADLC receives approximately 37,000 course registrations annually.  For general information call 780-674-5333 or check out the ADLC webpage at www.adlc.ca.
 

Post-Secondary Education

Barrhead is within commuting distance of Edmonton. Edmonton provides us with post-secondary institutions such as the University of Alberta, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and Grant McEwan College. Satellite campuses in Barrhead exist for Northern Lakes College through the Barrhead Business and Education Link located in the MALL.