If you are looking for a specific health, safety, government or social service you can dial 2-1-1 in Calgary or visit the Inform Alberta website at, Alberta’s province-wide service directory.

Alberta Health Care Insurance

The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan is a service available to all permanent residents, and their dependants, of Alberta. There is absolutely no charge for this service, not even a monthly premium. You may choose to opt-out of the program, but every Albertan must register.

Alberta Health advises that if you arrive in Alberta ahead of your dependants you should maintain coverage for yourself and your family at the location where your dependents live.

You will find application forms and more information on the program at: plan.html.

Many employers will provide private insurance to cover other health care costs not covered by the AHCIP. If your employer does not provide this insurance, Alberta Blue Cross–an independent organization–can provide this service for a fee.


Alberta Health Services
Foothills Medical Centre
1403 - 29 Street NW
Rockyview General Hospital
7007 - 14 Street SW
Peter Lougheed Centre
3500 - 26 Avenue NE
Alberta Children’s Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
South Health Campus
4448 Front Street SE

Healthlink provides access to health advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The phones are always answered by registered nurses and anyone can call.

Phone 403-943-LINK(5465)

Find a Doctor

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta provides a very handy online search tool that you can use to find a doctor in Alberta.