Local Resources

Find mental health support in Cochrane or the surrounding area.

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BGC Youth Outreach

Call or text. Supports youth aged 12-22 years with one-on-one support for employment, mental health, conflict resolution etc.

The Club Teen Space

We are a safe and inclusive youth centre offering free drop-in, programs, outreach support, and resources! There is no membership required for teens to drop just quickly sign in on an iPad and enjoy the space. The Club is open Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm for youth ages 12-17yrs.

GriefShare Cochrane

A GriefShare support group is a safe, welcoming place where people understand the difficult emotions of grief. It is a 13-week program to better understand grief and learn helpful coping skills for grief. GriefShare grief recovery support groups meetings are hosted in Cochrane at The Alliance Church or Bow Valley Baptist Church.

Trellis Society

Through strengthening economic stability, well-being, mental health and belonging, thousands of people each year are supported to exit poverty, navigate out of crisis and move from isolation into community.

Grief Support Program AHS- Calgary

Grief counselling for adults who have experienced the death of a family member or significant other. Currently offering virtual and in-person services. The program is not a crisis service.

The Grief Support Program offers individual and group services.

Cochrane Victim Services

Provides crisis response & non-judgmental emotional support to people affected by crime, tragedy and trauma to help lessen the immediate impact

Community Connect YYC

Affordable and barrier free access to in-person, phone or video counselling

Explore Cochrane

Cochrane map highlighting family fun, arts & culture, activities, wellness, attractions and more!

Help in Tough Times

Resources and services available from Alberta Health services and Mental Health for all ages.

More Good Days

A mental wellness messaging service that delivers daily advice and inspiration to young people’s phones

Newcomers to Cochrane

Cochrane is the kind of place where you can get to know your neighbours by chatting over the back fence or going for a walk — shop locally and get to know the businesses too.

Red Cedar

Licensed Psychologists, Counsellors, SpeechLanguage Pathologists and educational leaders to ensure the service and support you need gets to you

Right Hand Support

Right Hand Support meets the need for healthy and safe connections. Mentors walk with people of all ages as they navigate the many hurdles of life

Stepping Stones to Mental Health

Providing students, parents and teachers with access to success coaches, addictions counselors, a culture coach & other mental health professionals


Available to all Albertans aged 16+, 24/7. An online peer community that is here to help you through difficult feelings, situations or experiences

Town of Cochrane- Parks and Recreation Amenities Explorer

This map highlights a variety of outdoor amenities, with an emphasis on those maintained by the Town of Cochrane

Virtual Mental Health Education Sessions Through AHS

FREE online programs for parents and caregivers who support children and youth, as well as sessions for adults looking to support their own wellness

Volunteering in Cochrane

Hosting a variety of events and programs to promote volunteerism, to raise awareness of the value of volunteering

Wayfinders Wellness Society

We provide a safe space for Military and First Responders suffering from PTSD and their families to come to experience all areas of wellness

Alberta Health Living Program

classes and workshops on nutrition, chronic disease management, sleep habits, exercise, stress management

Big Hill Haven

Provides short-term emergency shelter for women with or without children who are fleeing domestic violence. Serving Cochrane & West Rocky View

Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region

Peer Support and Wellness workshops. Suicide bereavement, grief/loss, family counselling

Cochrane (FCSS) Family and Community Support Services

Offers support, referrals, essential needs for individuals, older adults & families with children 18+. Serving Cochrane & West Rocky View

Cochrane Activettes

Volunteer organization that runs the Cochrane Food Banks and the Clothesline (second hand clothing store)

Cochrane Addiction and Mental Health

Provides help to individuals experiencing moderate to severe addiction &/or mental health concerns. All services are free & confidential.

Cochrane Community Associations

Community Associations are where neighbours work cooperatively to make their neighbourhood a better, more inclusive place to live

Cochrane Community Helpers Program

The Community Helpers Program aims to promote mental wellbeing and raise awareness about the issue of suicide among youth and young adults.

Cochrane Connect Card

The card allows lower income individuals and families access to a variety of services and programs at a reduced rate

Cochrane FRN (Family Resource Network)

Supporting families with children (birth to 18). Services are strength based, trauma informed, inclusive & supportive

Cochrane Immigrant Services Committee

Immigrant committee in Cochrane providing connections for newcomers to the community

Cochrane Lions Club

Volunteer opportunities for local events. Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief, to serve

Cochrane Pregnancy Care Centre

Offers pregnancy tests, information on options, prenatal & infant parenting classes, maternity and baby Items, adoption & Post-Abortion Grief Support

Cochrane Urgent Care Services

Urgent care services are for people who have unexpected but non-life-threatening health concerns that usually require same-day treatment. Urgent mental health services available Monday-Friday 12pm-7pm; Saturday/Sunday 10am-5pm.

Need support? Call or text the Distress Centre Helpline 24/7 at 403- 266-4357.