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The Turning Point Society of Central Alberta (formerly known as CAANS or the Central Alberta AIDS Network Society) has has been responding to the health needs of communities in the Alberta Health Central Zone using a harm reduction approach.


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What is Harm Reduction?

Harm Reduction can be defined as a set of practical strategies with the goal of meeting people where they are at, to help reduce the harms associated with risk taking behaviours.


Rural Outreach Workers Provide:

  • Individual and community support
  • Access to safer substance use and
  • safer sex supplies
  • Access to sharps and debris disposal
  • Referrals to medical and social services
  • Education and advocacy


We Support People Who:

  • Are living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C
  • Use drugs
  • Are street involved
  • Identify as LGBTQ2S+
  • Are professionals that work with any of the populations listed above
  • Are community members looking to expand knowledge and supports


Turning Point staff can provide information and presentations on:

  • Sexually Transmitted & Blood Borne
  • Infections
  • Substance use and related risks
  • Introduction to harm reduction
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Sexual health and related issues
  • Safe sharps and debris disposal options
  • Current drug trends and overdose
  • prevention, including naloxone
  • kit distribution


Please contact Aisley Miles at Turning Point for more information

Office: 403-346-8858

Cellphone: 403-350-9036


Facebook: www.facebook.com/andi.turningpoint.9

Our 4th annual Light Up the Night Contest is now OPEN!

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Residents are encouraged to register to win incredible prizes courtesy of our generous sponsors. 

“What better way to celebrate community spirit and spread Christmas cheer within our neighbourhoods?” said April Harrison FCSS Coordinator. ”The judges can’t wait to see the creativity out there”. 

The categories are:

* Best Residential Lights (1st, 2nd & 3rd prize available PLUS People's Choice Award)

* Brightest Christmas Community 

* People's Choice Award for Best Commercial Christmas Display. 


How to Register

 Entries close 12 noon on December 8th 2017. 


How does the contest work?

Entries for Best Residential Lights (1st, 2nd & 3rd place) and entreis for Brightest Christmas Community will be judged by a panel including Town of Drumheller Mayor, Heather Colberg. 

The winner of People's Choice Awards for Best Residential Lights & Best Commercial Christmas Display are up to YOU - vote for your favourite on the Drumheller Mail website here 


Let’s make 2017 our BRIGHTEST Christmas ever! 

For full details see terms and conditions. 

Call 403-823-1315 or email aharrison@dinosaurvalley.com for more information. 


Brought to you with thanks to our generous sponsors:


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 The welfare of our seniors is an essential part of a strong community.

 Basic Services 

Seniors Services offers information and referral services on a variety of interagency programs:

Assistance in basic information and filling out forms are provided at our office.

In case of a problem or concern with benefits or services, the Seniors worker will advocate on the senior’s or family’s behalf.

Please call: (403) 823-1317 for more information.

There is a  published monthly  Seniors Calendar  which includes activities run by our Senior's coordinator and events lined up for you by Pioneer Trail. 


Pioneer Trail Seniors Activity Center 

We also support the work of the Pioneer Trail Seniors Activity Center for seniors in our community.

Located at 160 - 3rd Avenue West, you will find a a great variety of recreational activities that aim to engage seniors and provide opportunities to socialize.  


Contact Pioneer Trail on: (403) 823-6565. 


For more information about seniors events, please call or visit us at our office.

Prior to dropping by, however, please call to advise us of the nature of your concern. 


Drumheller Public Library
80 Veterans Way | (403) 823-1317
Open from 9 to 4:30 am
Monday to Friday


As your municipal government, we care for your welfare.

We aim to work hand-in-hand with you to protect your interests.


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Alberta Health Services are offering a range of workshops and Information sessions at the Drumheller Hostpital - don't miss out!

Check out the events on our Facebook page

Regisration IS required

  Information Sessions

Where: Drumheller Health Centre

For more information & to register contact Alberta Healthy Living Program Central Zone: 1-877-314-6997


Covid 19 situation is changing rapidly please check back for further details. Learn more at Drumheller.ca/covid