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Student Supports and Services

Managing your well-being is part of everyday life. There are times when you may encounter a personal barrier or setback that can make learning difficult. If you’re struggling, it’s OK to ask school staff for help with: 

  • attendance
  • completing assignments and homework
  • obtaining credits for graduation
  • language interpretation and intercultural communication 
  • managing the demands of extracurricular activities
  • addressing relationship challenges, social issues, times of crisis

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

For mental health support, referrals or someone to talk to, you can access:

  • 24-hour support through the , , and
  • , a map-based tool, to find local youth resources for counselling, sexual health, housing, Indigenous services, legal support and more
  • by texting COVIDHOPE to 393939 for daily messages to help improve your personal coping skills and resilience

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTS FOR STUDENTS

For other health, financial or learning supports, consider contacting:

  • at 811 for health advice and information from Alberta Health Services
  • the (phone or email) for more information about supports for diverse learning needs
  • Alberta’s program for help with basic needs like food, clothing and shelter
  • BGS Career Ventures to find out if you’re eligible for to help you complete high school

PLANNING FOR GRADUATION

Learning can be exciting and challenging as you work toward your academic goals. Talk to your teachers and school counsellors for advice about earning high school credits, exploring skills and job training opportunities and getting homework help.