Lethbridge Stabilization Centre and Shelter
Covid-19 Response in Lethbridge:
Alpha House received a grant to take on full operation of the Stabilization Centre and Shelter in Lethbridge, AB in March 2020. We have worked diligently since then to respond to the needs of clients within a safe framework. We are pleased to report that there have seen no positive COVID-19 cases in Lethbridge within the population we serve. We have put health regulations in place to keep both staff and clients safe and will continue to adapt our pandemic response as needed.
Main Shelter Services:
The Lethbridge Stabilization Centre and Shelter provides a dedicated and tailored program to meet the unique needs of individuals under the influence of substances. The program support model combines harm reduction, withdrawal management and relationship-focused supports.
- Immediate safe shelter for withdrawal management with onsite supervision
- Triage and assessment for referral to other programs/providers—connection to case management, detox, treatment, addiction/mental health, cultural supports, housing, etc.
- Rapport building to develop trust, relationship with staff
- Showers, food, and laundry
- Relapse prevention