Mobile Crisis’ services are open to referral by community agencies that are facing situations that require a trained crisis response. Agencies that call for service include Prince Albert Police, Prince Albert Fire Department, Homecare, Ministry of Social Services, RCMP, Physicians, Mental Health Centre and Safe Shelter. Mobile Crisis also provides services to walk-in clients and clients by phone.

Mobile crisis is here to provide immediate support to those facing a crisis. Below are examples of the crisis services we provide.

 

Events may include:

  • Personal crises

  • Family conflicts or violence

  • Marital disputes

  • Child abuse/neglect

  • Lost children

  • Loss (of a loved one, job, home)

  • Physical health issues or illness

  • Suicide

  • Sexual assault

  • Incest

  • Caring for another

  • Violence and trauma

  • Pressures from work or study

  • An accident

  • A natural disaster

  • The onset of mental health issues

  • Alcoholism and drug abuse

  • Parent/child conflict

  • Impact from a family member or friend involved in a crisis

  • Homelessness

 

If a crisis is not dealt with in a healthy way, it can lead to longer lasting mental health issues, social, relationship or physical problems.

 

If you are struggling, call us, we can help.

 

Services are free, confidential and provided after hours, 4pm-8am, Monday to Friday and 24 hours on weekends.

A crisis is a very individual reaction to an event or experience. One person may be extremely affected by an event, while someone else experiencing the same event may experience little or no negative effects.

What to expect when you call:

  • A professionally trained Crisis Counsellor

  • Confidentiality

  • Crisis Counsellors will

    • ask questions to ensure you are safe

    • gather information about what is currently happening and what has happened in the past.  What has been successful and what has not.

    • assess current and past supports that you have utilized.  

    •  help you prioritize what needs to be addressed and what can wait

    •  problem solve with you and advise you of the resources that can help you move forward

 

Crisis Support:

Crisis support is short term and will provide you with non-judgmental support and resources in your time of need.  The main goal of crisis support is to help reduce stress and improve your ability to cope with your current situation and possible ways to deal with any future crises.

CHILD PROTECTION

Mobile Crisis Services provides after hours Child Welfare services Monday to Friday, 4:00pm to 8:00am. And 24/7 on weekends and statutory holidays,  Crisis Counsellors respond and investigate complaints of child abuse and neglect. 

Child protection services may include Assuring children’s safety, Physical and sexual abuse investigations, Potential parental neglect/parental abandonment, Missing and found children, children out of parental control, suicide intervention services, young offenders services, crisis Counselling services, repatriation services, children under 12 years of age in conflict with the criminal code and information and referral.

DOMESTIC/INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE

Interpersonal violence is violence or the potential for violence between people who have a relationship. Crisis Counsellors provide support to victims of domestic violence in Prince Albert. Examples include counselling victim or assailant, emergency, intervention orders – Orders can be applied for through Mobile Crisis Services, arrange safe shelter for adults and children, develop safety plans for women/children/men who are unable to go into shelter, transportation, information and referral. 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Mobile Crisis Services provides after hours mental health services Monday to Friday, 4:00pm to 8:00am. Saturday, Sunday and Statutory holidays 24/7.

Some mental health and wellness issues include:

  •  Anxiety and Depressions

  • Thoughts of suicide

  • Difficulty dealing with loss or bereavement

  • Unable to cope between appointments

  • Self-harm

  • Feeling anger

  • Support for concerned families and friends

  • Information and referral

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE

Sexual assault is a crime of violence, power and control, for which the offender alone is responsible. Victims do NOT bring on the assault through dress, behaviour or physical location. Victims can be anyone - female, male, adult or child. Everyone is affected by sexual assault. We believe and support the victim. It is NOT your fault. 

Sexual assault workers provide information, support, advocacy, referrals and both short and long term couselling. The sexual assault work will, upon request by the client, go with the client to the police station, hospital and courts.

CRISIS INTERVENTION

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Call us:

306-764-1011

Find us: 

15 15th Street West, Prince Albert, SK

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