Alberta Health Services is a strong supporter of the Foothills Children’s Wellness Network.  Local programs and services support children and families in the following ways:

  • Provide assistance for pregnant and new moms with special circumstances;
  • Provide postpartum support services to new mothers and infants;
  • Provide educational and supportive groups and classes for parents of infants and toddlers;
  • Provide services that assesses infant and child growth and development, offers health information, and provides vaccinations;
  • Supports Early Intervention Programs which help to maximize the independence of children with special needs through coordinated family and community-based care;     
  • Provide school based immunization programs; 
  • Provide therapeutic services to children with suspected or identified delays in one or more area of development.  Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists provide assessment, intervention, education and consultation  services;   
  • Provide social and emotional support for children and families;
  • Support health promotion and community development.

Alberta Health Services programs in the Foothills area can be accessed by visiting any of the following facilities:

High River General Hospital   
560 9 Avenue SW      
High River, Alberta
Telephone: 403-652-2200                          

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High River Health Unit
310 MacLeod Trail
High River, Alberta
Telephone: 403-652- 5450

Health Services provided at this location

Calgary Rural Pediatric Rehabilitation Program
Public Health Services
Shared Mental Health Care

Oilfields General Hospital   
717 Government Road  
Black Diamond, Alberta    
Telephone: 403-933-2222  

Health Services provided at this location

24 Hour Emergency Services
Public Health Services
Mental Health Services

Okotoks Health and Wellness Centre
11 Cimmarron Common
Okotoks, Alberta
Telephone: 403-995-2600

Health Services available at this location

Calgary Rural Pediatric Rehabilitation Program
Early Intervention Program
Public Health Services
Mental Health Services