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Soldier Assistance

For spiritual guidance, emergency housing, recovery from injury/stress/disability, or other assistance, the resources below are available:

Regimental Padre
email:
john.huh@me.com

John Huh is the regimental padre of the KOCR and has graciously consented to provide pastoral care to The Calgary Highlanders following the departure of Padre Nettleton.

cell phone: 403 585-6254
Soldier and Veterans Assistance Advocate
Description:
The Soldier and Veterans Assistance Advocate is available to help encourage Calgary Highlanders in need to contact the various sources open to them for help and assistance, and create and promote awareness of the various avenues open.  A limited budget from the Calgary Highlanders Regimental Funds Foundation is available to help in those situations where other avenues may not be able to help.
Phone 403-808-8177
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calgaryhighlanders.assistance.advocacy/
Email dave.mckay@live.ca

Military Family Resource Centre

Address:
Calgary Military Family Resource Centre
Address Room 138, Waters Building
4225 Crowchild Trail SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 1T8
Telephone 403-410-2320 ext 3590
Fax: 403-410-2337
E-Mail info@calgarymfrc.ca
Websites:

Integrated Personnel Support Centre (IPSC)

Website: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/information-canadian-forces/ipsc
Calgary Location: 4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2T 5J4
Calgary Point of Contact:

Sergeant Dino Avelino
Telephone  403-410-2351 ex 2722
Facsimile 403-410-2361

Operational Stress Injury Clinics (OSI)

Website: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/mental-health/support/osi-clinics-support
Calgary Location: Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Market Mall Office Center, Suite 203
3625 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta T3A 0E2
Telephone: 780-342-2792
Toll Free: 1-877-657-5770
Fax: 780-476-5906
Website: Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Canadian Forces Member Assistance Program
Website: http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/caf-community-support-services-map/member-assistance-program.page 
Support resources for CAF members
Website:
Assistance with regards to reporting inappropriate sexual behaviour:
Veteran's Affairs
Website http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca
VAC Assistance Service 1-800-268-7208
Canadian Forces Ombudsman
Telephone: 1-88-88-BUDMAN
 Royal Canadian Legion Alberta & Northwest Territories Command branch
Telephone: Located in Calgary, has two Service Officers that help get quick aid and the ball rolling on VAC claims.  Their number is 403-284-1161.

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