Youth to Adult Healthcare Transition Resources
AHS Transition Supports
A cross ministry initiative that supports coordinated and integrated care for adults with intellectual disabilities, mental health concerns and complex service needs.
ACH Diabetes Clinic
A website to help youth and young adults transition from the AB Children\'s Hospital to an adult diabetes clinic.
A consultative service for adolescents (11-23 years of age) struggling with complex adolescent issues such as body image, peer relationships, sexual health, substance use, chronic illness, and mental health concerns.
Provides emergency and routine dental treatment, biopsy of hard and soft tissue, and IV sedation as needed for adults who are medically compromised or who have physical, developmental or mental health challenges.
How to get dental care in the Calgary Zone.
A mobile dental hygiene service for people that may have constraints in mobility, fears, transportation or time.
Public Health - Dental Treatment Services
Provides reduced-fee dental treatment services by qualified dentists to families in financial need and without access to dental insurance.
Supports low income Albertans to ensure they have access to pescription drugs, dental services, optical services, emergency ambulance and diabetic supplies that are essential to health and well-being.
A drug benefit program available to all residents of Alberta under the age of 65. Non-Group coverage is premium based and provides access to supplementary prescription drugs not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.
Provides residents of Alberta with full coverage for medically necessary physician and some specific dental and oral surgical health services.
Dial 310-0000 then 780-427-1432
Medical Equipment/Supplies/Mobility Aids/Assistive Devices
A Rocky Mountain Brace & Limb
Specializes in pediatric and geriatric prosthetic limbs and custom orthotic orthopedic devices.
Helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies.
Dial 310-0000 then 780-427-0731
Assist Health Supplies
Offers home health care solutions.
Specializes in orthotic care for children and adults with special needs.
Offers a variety of home health care equipment and medical aids.
A short term loan program that provides health equipment to individuals dealing with illness or injury.
Creates customized assistive devices for people with physical disabilities.
Self Advocacy & Self Management
A way to help you think about, talk about and document your wishes for health care.
Provides medication services for patients.
Information, education, techniques, and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition.
Describes ways for young people to be more involved as they move from the pediatric to adult health care world, including skills they will need to be successful.
Helps you explore ways to manage your health and live your life, one step at a time.
To help children with asthma manage their health and take control of their asthma, allowing them to lead full, active and normal lives.
Tools and tips to help people communicate with their healthcare team; understand their health condition; and understand what they need to do to improve it.
A customized, wallet-size card that gives you instant access to your medical information.
National Institute of Health video about why and how to prepare for medical appointments.
Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine
An app designed to empower parents to keep track of their children\'s health information, begin a dialogue with them about important health topics, and help them manage their own health.
Supports for Physical Health
Provides on-site medical support to high-risk adolescents.
Information for parents from Canada's paediatricians about helping your teen with special health needs move to adult care.
Provides assessment and treatment for clients who have complex medical conditions of a musculoskeletal nature that requires specialty rehabilitation services not available through other community resources.
A rehabilitation program for adults who recently experienced a neurological event. A medical referral is required.
The purpose of this clinic is to decrease exacerbations of chronic conditions and acute care admissions and emergency department presentations through intensive disease management by medical specialists and family physicians. Medical referral required.
Provides 24/7 health advice and information to all Albertans.
Offers support and care from healthcare providers to people in their homes.
Provides the most up-to-date information about medications, both prescription and herbal.
Provides mobile blood collection service for patients who face significant medical challenges that prevent them from accessing Patient Service Centres. Medical referral required.
Provides trustworthy, non-emergency health information to Albertans.
Improves access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for women who do not have a family physician by providing cervical cancer screening in the context of a "well woman" visit.
Provides reliable health information for teens and their parents.
Provides support & health services to vulnerable Calgary youth ages 12-24.
This list is not meant to be exhaustive and there may be other agencies in the community that would be helpful in the transition process. Inclusion in this list does not imply an endorsement of views, products, or services. To report a broken link, please email firstname.lastname@example.org