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Programs & Services


Environmental Public Health - Social Care

Works to make sure adults and children living in or using care facilities (e.g. nursing homes, group homes, daycares) have safe shelter, food, and other services as required by Institutions Regulation.

Reviews plans for new businesses and approves facilities as requested by Child and Family Service Authority Licensing, Inspects many adult and childcare facilities routinely and follows up on complaints from clients or their families. May also provide education for staff in social care facilities.

Applies the requirements of the Institutions Regulation in social care facilities including:

  • daycares and foster homes
  • drop-in centres and shelters
  • group family day homes and group homes
  • long-term care facilities, nursing homes, and seniors’ lodges
  • preschools and out-of-school care
  • playgrounds

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Contact Details

Lethbridge Health Unit

Address
801 1 Avenue S
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 4L5
Telephone
403-388-6689 (Call for inspector availability)
Fax
403-328-5934
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Note

This is not a drop in service. Please call for information between the listed hours.

Access
Service Providers May Include
environmental health officers, public health inspectors
Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations