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Programs & Services

Social Work Services

Provides assistance and support for patients and their families who are receiving care.

This service works individually with patients, groups and/or families to:

  • conduct assessments and develop interventions to alleviate social and personal problems
  • identify needs and gaps and connect patients with community supports and resources
  • empower patients to cope and problem solve during or after injury, disease or illness
  • provide referrals to other AHS and community programs as required (example - Addictions and Mental Health )
  • counsel patients and their families in coping with aspects of an illness, hospitalization and the impact of lifestyle choices on health
  • assist patients and families to navigate the healthcare system and address legal and financial issues impacting care

Contact Details

Peter Lougheed Centre

3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6J4
403-943-4555 (Hospital Switchboard)

On major bus route an lifts on site.

Getting There

Parking available

Peter Lougheed Centre parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

7:30 am - 3:45 pm

7:30 am - 3:45 pm

7:30 am - 3:45 pm

7:30 am - 3:45 pm

7:30 am - 3:45 pm


On-call: Weekends: 0800 to 1200 hours.

Service Providers May Include
social workers
Referral Needed

Referral is usually through the care team or patients and families can request to see a social worker while attending hospital.

Service Access

Most health care sites, programs and services have access to social work services.

Social work services can be accessed upon request through a health care provider.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations