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Programs & Services

Social Work

Social workers provide a broad range of services related to social and family support services by assisting clients from various backgrounds solve issues with human relationships and enhancing their social well-being.

Services may include:

  • Conduct assessments and develop interventions to alleviate social and personal problems
  • Identify needs and gaps and connect patients with community supports and resources
  • Empower clients to cope and problem solve during or after injury, disease or illness
  • Assist patients and families to navigate the healthcare system and address legal and financial issues impacting care
  • Provide information/education on important resources and legislation (e.g., power of attorney, guardianship, child welfare, and Protection for Persons in Care)
  • Provide support and resources to promote physical and mental wellbeing while also addressing social needs

Contact Details

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre

3942 50A Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4N 4E7
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm


Social work is available Saturday and Sunday via the Emergency Room Department.

Service Providers May Include
registered social workers

referral not necessary, but must already be part of the department covered by the designated social worker.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

social workers can be contacted directly by clients, family, healthcare providers, and outside community agencies.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations