Service Directory

A comprehensive service directory for seniors, families, care takers and service providers in the region.

We are in the process of updating our full directory, please stay tuned for full Fort McMurray and RMWB directory!

Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) – Books Program

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Contact: Customer Service
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Contact Customer Service to request books, DVD’s, or CD’s be sent to you by mail or when the Wood Buffalo Regional Library visits Anzac; which is twice per month.

Items can be delivered to the Municipal Office and will need to be returned within six weeks.

Apply for a Wood Buffalo Regional Library card online or during their next visit. Locations to be determined, contact customer service to determine when they will be in Conklin next.

Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) – Seniors Programming

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Contact: Sally Samual
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Seniors aged 50+ can attend a free Seniors Social which is held on the third Tuesday of each month from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Syncrude Program Room. Activities could include: gardening, travel trivia, scrapbooking, movie days, painting, technology workshops, and Senior Zumba.

Sally will also hold an annual Christmas luncheon.

Membership to the library is free.

The Wood Buffalo Regional Library also offers a Homebound Service if you are unable to make it to the library due to mobility, physical, visual, and medical barriers. A library employee or volunteer will visit Homebound Seniors once per month and bring books, movies, and CD’s of genres of interest. This service is free. Contact Sally to sign up.

Wood Buffalo Senior Support Society

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Contact: Leann Brown Home 10006 Fraser Ave Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2C7
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Direct Contact:  Colleen Wiebe

Activities take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Legion Manor; however activities are open to the public.

To register to attend an event, please contact Colleen by email.

Program runs from September until June

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Activities take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Legion Manor; and activities are open to the public.

Activities include bingo, arts and crafts, movie nights, breakfast outings, trips to Anzac, and a chance to connect with other community seniors.

No registration is required, if you have any questions or would like a copy of the monthly activity calendar contact Leann

YMCA – Westwood

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Work 221 Tundra Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4Z7 Work Phone: 780-790-9622 Website: http://www.ymca.woodbuffalo.org
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Rates for Seniors (Ages 65+): Continuous Membership: $48/month

Annual Membership: $518.40

Public Swim: $5.75 per visit

Day Pass: $9.00

Financial assistance is available through the YMCA Opportunity fund for those facing financial barriers. Contact the YMCA to set up an appointment to see if you qualify for a subsidized membership.

Swimming lessons are offered for free to members.

YMCA Community Programs-Immigrant Settlement Services

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Contact: Ahmed Salman Work Unit 106B, 9816 Hardin Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4K3 Work Phone: 780-743-2970 Website: www.northernalberta.ymca.ca
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YMCA Immigrant Settlement Services

(for Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees)

  • • Information orientation
  • • Needs assessment and referrals
  • • Interpretation and translation
  • • Commissioner of Oaths
  • • Notary public
  • • English Conversation Circle
  • • Women’s Wellness Group
  • • Nanny Network for live-in-caregivers

YMCA-Eagle Ridge Community Centre

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Contact: Debbie Martin Home 2-301 Sparrow Hawk Dr. Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2H6 Work Phone: Supports for Wellness 780-743-9600 Work Phone: Debbie Martin 587-537-5021 (For Counselling)
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YMCA Supports For Wellness:

  • • Free supportive counselling for anyone 18 years and older.
  • • Flexible hours of operation and locations for counselling – we can come to you
  • • Appointments can be booked in the evening until

8:00 p.m.

  • • Free community presentations related to health and wellness
  • • Seniors Aqua fit at Westwood Family YMCA pool (call to register 780-790-9622)

The YMCA encourages wellness through community events and initiatives where residents can connect and engage with family, friends and community resources