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s Your Life Matters

Your Life Matters Tough times can hit anyone; including the people we work with and live with, even ourselves.

Remember, Your Life Matters - talk to someone.
If you or someone you know needs help CALL a 24-Hour Help Line:
  • Distress Line: 1-800-232-7288
  • Family Violence Help Line: 780-310-1818
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Addictions Help Line: 1-866-332-2322
If you are in immediate danger call 9-1-1.

s Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

At Legal School (5122 46 Street). Visit www.bgcbigs.ca for more information.

s Block Party Anyone?

Block Party "HOW TO" Guide

For generations, Block Parties have served as a fun and easy way to get to know your neighbors. Organizing a Block Party will foster friendships and promote safe and caring neighborhoods. Family & Community Support Services will assist residents with this fun and exciting venture by offering a “Block Party Kit” to help with the planning of your Block Party.
Gather a couple of neighbors, pick a date, follow the instructions in the "HOW TO" guide and invite everyone to join in! Be sure to register the date of your Block Party with the Town office at 780-961-3773 to ensure availability of the Block Party Kit. Get ready to have some fun!

s Bon Accord/Gibbons Food Bank (Serving Legal)

Alberta Food Bank

Contact the Bon Accord/Gibbons Food Bank:
Phone: 780-923-2344
Email: bonaccordgibbonsfoodbank@gmail.com

s Families First Parent Link Centre

Legal School - PLC Room

Weekly drop in programs - Coffee Talk, Music with Munchkins, and Creative with Kids.
Creative Kitchens is offered monthly, & Parenting Education Classes throughout the year.
To register or for more information contact 587-487-6176 then 998-5595 Ext. 221.

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s Information & Support Services Listing

Download the PDF for more information.

s Legal Ambulance

If you have an emergency, you are asked to call 911.

s Legal Fire Department

Legal Fire Department is looking for new members to join their volunteer team. Required training is provided by the department. Please call Tracy at 961-2444. Resumes maybe submitted by email to firechief@legal.ca

s Military Family Resource Centre

For 25 years the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) has been committed to enriching the lives of individuals and families in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) through positive action, education and support.
Absences from family support systems, difficulties during deployments, solo parenting or coping with an injury or loss are realities for military families: realities which can have a significant impact on family well-being.
Established in 1989, the MFRC has been committed to supporting military families as they navigate these unique challenges through programs and services that enhance the strength and resilience of military families.

s Sturgeon Literacy

Sturgeon Family Literacy - Building Blocks Program

Building Blocks is an in home program where we provide service to families for one hour per week for 15 weeks at no cost to the family. This interactive program is designed for parents and/or caregivers of children ages 0-6 years of age. A trained in home Builder will provide parents with a variety of tools and fun strategies using songs, games and crafts to assist in managing their children's literacy, behaviours and routines. Enrolling in Building Blocks can provide children with more opportunities for success at school.
Sturgeon Family Literacy Information

Sturgeon Adult Learning

We help adults to assess their own level of literacy skills and to identify the areas that need improving. Do your part in building your community, improve your own reading, writing, spelling or math skills or volunteer to help others improve theirs.
Sturgeon Adult Literacy Information

Early Childhood Development

St Albert/ Sturgeon Early Years (S.A.S.E.Y)
We work together using current knowledge to inform, engage and inspire families and communities to support the development of young children in the St. Albert and Sturgeon region.

ELL (English Language Learning)

Helping adults learn to speak, read and write the English language proficiency.

These programs service the communities of Bon Accord, Gibbons, Redwater, Legal, Morinville and all of Sturgeon County. For any information about any of these programs, please call Sturgeon Literacy at (780)921-3589. If long distance, please dial (587)487-6176 first and then 921-3589. www.sturgeonadultlearning.ab.ca

s Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association

Town of Legal – Zone 12

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) has been serving Sturgeon County since 1983. It is an all-volunteer, community-based service organization working in partnership with the Morinville RCMP, Morinville Protective Services, Sturgeon Victim Services, and Sturgeon County Protective Services. Our goal is to increase and strengthen crime prevention activities in Sturgeon County and its municipalities including the Town of Legal through broad citizen participation for a safer rural community.

We are Sturgeon County region residents making a difference in our area. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join almost 800 active Crime Watch members here in Sturgeon County, Alberta.

This program empowers the community to play an active role in policing. Together, as SRCWA members, we are the additional eyes and ears in the county, reporting suspicious activities to the RCMP.  Along with hundreds of your neighbours, your assistance goes a long way to make Sturgeon County and its municipalities safer places to live. The more members we have reporting suspicious activities, the more effective we are in preventing crime.

A lifetime membership fee of $25.00 per household will entitle you to the benefits of being involved with this worthwhile program. When you become a member, you will regularly receive timely and informative emails about RCMP reported criminal activity in the county. Members also receive Rural Crime Watch signs. We encourage members to post the signs in their area as a clear indicator to criminals that neighbours are watching out for each other and their property. Membership fees support promotional activities to increase awareness including signage purchases, donations to community organizations, and operating costs. Applications may be obtained online off our website.

SRCWA meetings are generally held the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. All members and guests are welcome to attend. Light refreshments are served. (Note: meetings are not held in July or August)

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association
Box 3194
Morinville, AB
T8R 1S1

Bonny Swart

s Sturgeon Victim Services

Sturgeon Victim Services is a volunteer organization working in partnership with the Morinville RCMP to provide support, information and referrals to victims of crime or tragedy. You can contact Sturgeon Victim Services at 780-939-4590.

s Sturgeon Community Resource Network (SCRN)

A free and confidential service able to connect you to the resources needed. SCRN is offered through a partnership between Sturgeon County and the towns of Bon Accord, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Redwater and the Sturgeon School Division and is Funded by Alberta Child and Family Services - Early Intervention Initiatives.
Visit the Sturgeon Community Resource Network website or call 780-923-2374 for more information. Visit the Sturgeon Community Resource Netowrk website or call 780-923-2374 for more information.