Lethbridge Shelter

The Lethbridge Shelter provides a dedicated and tailored program to meet the unique needs of individuals under the influence of substances.

Lethbridge Shelter

Unique Clients Served
in FY20-21

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Average Overnight Occupancy
in FY20-21


Lethbridge Shelter

The Lethbridge Shelter provides a safe and caring space to meet the unique needs of individuals under the influence of substances. Our relational model works to meet clients where they are at through a harm reduction lens, offering withdrawal management and relationship-focused supports to address presenting issues and support individuals to improve their circumstances. The Shelter is located at 802 2A Ave N Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 6N6.


Shelter Services

Shelter Objectives

  • A safe and caring environment to reduce harm and vulnerability due to alcohol and other drug dependencies for those who would otherwise sleep outside, in holding cells, or in hospitals
  • Immediate withdrawal management and monitoring for complications due to alcohol and substance use
  • Medical and mental health interventions along the recovery continuum¬†
  • Residential services (e.g. showers, beds, food program)
  • Access to stabilization and housing program assessments

 

  • Provide a multi-pronged response to public intoxication
  • Improve health outcomes for clients presenting with addictions, mental health/physical health challenges
  • Support a continuum of care to meet individuals where they are at and provide necessary services
  • Reduce pressures on the health system to respond to intoxicated individuals
  • Enhance movement towards stabilization by facilitating referrals into treatment, housing and supports

 

Contact Information

Our Lethbridge program is located at 802 2A Ave N Lethbridge, Alberta.  You can reach the Shelter via email (alphashelter@alphahouselethbridge.com) or phone (403 942 8281).