Asking a Question

The following services answer questions by phone, internet chat or e-mail. Some provide general information while others are limited to specific topics.

Suggested Resources

The Alberta Supports Centres can provide assistance with guardianship and trusteeship applications as well as writing a personal directive and applying for co-decision-making.

Related legal topic(s): Elder abuse, Guardianship and trusteeship, Wills and estates

This tipsheet is a publication of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. It looks at the key differences between providing legal information vs. legal advice.

Related legal topic(s): Self-representation

Alberta Resources

211 is an easy to remember three-digit telephone number that connects callers to a full range of social, health, government and community services (including some legal services). In Alberta, the 211 service is currently (Nov. 2010) being delivered to residents of Calgary, Chestermere, Cochrane, Edmonton, Parkland County, Leduc and Strathcona County.

Related legal topic(s): Legal services

The Alberta Legal Information Centre is an initiative of the Association des juristes d'expression français de l'Alberta (AJEFA). It provides free and confidential legal information, support and referral services to all Albertans. Their services are offered in person, or remotely (mail, email, fax and telephone).

Related legal topic(s): Legal services, Public legal education organizations

The Alberta Seniors and Community Supports department provides information about financial, health-related, and protective services for seniors. This webpage lists the contact information for regional offices. Or call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre Toll-free in Alberta: 1-877-644-9992, Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Related legal topic(s): Elder abuse, Health issues, Supportive living and seniors’ housing

Alberta Works helps unemployed people find and keep jobs, employers meet their need for skilled workers,  Albertans with low incomes cover their basic costs of living. They offer services in different ways through: Employment Services, Employment and Career Resources,Training Supports, Alberta Job & Career Fairs.,  Workforce Partnerships, Income Support, and Health Benefits. See also: Information on the Alberta Supports Contact Centres.

Related legal topic(s): Disabilities, Health issues

This webpage describes the types of information that can be provided and offers a web form for submitting a question.

Related legal topic(s): Law libraries

This webpage provides an instant messaging (chat) window and link to submit a question by e-mail; or you can call 403-220-8895. Reference service is available to the University of Calgary community, to visitors to the University community, and to the Southern Alberta community at large.

Related legal topic(s): Law libraries

This webpage provides links to ask a question by chat service or e-mail or you can call 780-492-4174.

Related legal topic(s): Law libraries

This service is offered by Alberta Child and Youth Services, Family Violence Prevention Unit. Help is provided in more than 170 languages. If you are looking for advice on supporting bullying prevention, or support to deal with bullying, please call the Bullying Helpline, 1-888-456-2323, toll-free 24/7.

Related legal topic(s): Bullying