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The RMH Community Grants Program offered $490,000 funding to rural and remote communities across Alberta. Project information will continually be updated as the funded projects progress.

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Community: Dewberry, AB Canada | Cold Lake, AB Canada | Marwayne, AB Canada | Lloydminster, AB Canada | Bonnyville, AB Canada

Animator: Carrie Goldsmith, Jade Fleury, Rhonda Hodgson, Raylene Gunderson, Vyna Fluny

New Dawn Metis Women Society

Social Connections Multi-Community Grant

This multi-community project aims to optimize the mental wellbeing of community members in Drumheller and Starland County by increasing awareness and promoting positive social connections.

Community: Drumheller, AB Canada | Starland County, AB, Canada

Animator: Lorrenda Southern, Diana Rowe, Michelle Olsen

Youth Enrichment Project

The goal of the Youth Enrichment Project is to bring a full complement of programs and services for at-risk youth.

Community: Sundre, AB Canada

Animator: Sari Werezak, Renate De Bruijn

Community Mental Health Online HUB

This project aims to connect individuals with available services directly through the website, allowing users to book directly on the site.

Community: Lloydminster, AB Canada

Animator: Glenys Reeves-Gibbs

Focus on Mental Health: A Series

The key priorities of this project are to promote community engagement and awareness about mental health and wellness through a series of workshops.

Community: Lac la Biche, AB Canada

Animator: Carolina Franke

Building on our Community Strengths

This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach: a locally-produced video to highlight community strengths; a mental health and wellness campaign; and mental health toolkits.

Community: Hinton, AB Canada

Animator: Charlene Sitar

Inclusive Youth Community Hub

The objective of this project is to provide a safe, inclusive space for all youth in High River and surrounding areas to promote mental health.

Community: High River, AB Canada

Animator: Elaine Schow

Mental Wellness Public Education & Mental Wellness Conference for Youth

The Edson Rural Mental Health Project is looking to expand public education and encourage community to be able to “check-in” on their mental health, learn about what it means to be mentally well, and learn about the resources available.

Community: Edson, AB Canada

Animator: Ali Broda

Crowsnest Pass Men’s Shed

This project's objective is to empower male community members and provide a place that rejuvenates their spirit, provides a sense of purpose, and improves wellbeing overall.

Community: Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada

Animator: Tara Haslam

Special Area Rural Mental Health Committee

The Special Area Rural Mental Health Committee plans to address the stigma associated with discussing mental health and mental illness to promote positive mental health.

Community: Cessford, AB Canada

Animator: Catherine Rooke

I MATTER Video Contest

This project is focused on youth mental health and involves a video contest for students in grades 6-12 in all three schools in Manning.

Community: Manning, AB Canada

Animator: Judy Vandemark

Distancing Diamond

This project will involve installing a second "Distancing Diamond" in Millet and hosting a community event.

Community: Millet, AB Canada

Animator: Rita-Anne Fuss

Distancing Diamond

Youth Mental Health Safety and Resilience

Based on an ecosystem-based approach, the Chestermere and Area Community Coalition's project aims to promote student mental health, specifically focusing on the prevention and reduction of bullying.

Community: Chestermere, AB Canada

Animator: Coralee McIntosh

Community Wellbeing Connection Hub

The overarching goal for this project is to create an access point for all community members to find the means to support their overall wellness.

Community: Wainwright, AB Canada

Animator: Shannon Fife

Mental Health Coalition

The Coleman RMH Coalition aims to support knowledge mobilization efforts to strengthen and expand available services.

Community: Coleman, Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada

Animator: Janice Pounder

Community Connections

This project aims to support and empower youth and young adults who are newcomers to Canada by providing various workshops and mentorship programs.

Community: Airdrie, AB Canada

Animator: Abiola Ojo

Community Drumming Circles

To combat the isolation among community members, this project will host a series of drumming circles.

Community: Claresholm, AB Canada

Animator: Gabrielle Kirk

Community of Kindness

The Community of Kindness project aims to normalize the discussion of mental health and mental illness in Whitecourt.

Community: Whitecourt, AB Canada

Animator: Jeremy Watson, Tara Baker, Bonnie Ryan-Fisher

Community Newspaper

By starting a community newspaper, this project aims to promote a sense of community, enhance community engagement and connection, strengthen community partnerships, and increase awareness of the resources and services that exist in Grande Cache.

Community: Grande Cache, AB Canada

Animator: Yvonne Rempel, Sonia Paquette

Community for Connection, Resiliency, Engagement, and Wellness

This project aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support the local services available, and promote social connection and decrease isolation.

Community: Eckville, AB Canada

Animator: Janeil Humphrey

Community Well-Being Initiative

This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach.

Community: Fox Creek, AB Canada

Animator: Brianne Staples

Smoky River Community Resource Fair and Calendar

The project aims to reduce the stigma often associated with reaching out for help by connecting community members to mental, physical, and spiritual health resources through a resource fair.

Community: McLennan, AB Canada

Animator: Cheryl Isert

Health & Wellness Healing Hub

The Healing Park will include culturally diverse programming to support mental wellness in an inclusive setting.

Community: Sylvan Lake, AB Canada

Animator: Heather Sweetnam

Building Positive Mental Health through Reconnection

This project aims to build and improve community members' mental health through reconnection, including events specifically for youth, young adults, and seniors.

Community: Castor, AB Canada

Animator: Mandy Fuller

Social Inclusion Series

The Social Inclusion Series will involve a variety of community events to raise awareness about the importance of mental health, reduce stigma, and promote existing wellness-focused services.

Community: Crossfield, AB Canada

Animator: Christina Sackett

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Dewberry

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Learn More

Cold Lake

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Learn More

Marwayne

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Learn More

Lloydminster

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Learn More

Bonnyville

Tawaw Piktiwiw – Welcome, There’s Room, Come on In

This multi-community project will provide opportunity for Métis women and their families across northeastern Alberta, Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 2 to come together to visit, celebrate culture, support one another, and build community.

Learn More
This multi-community project aims to optimize the mental wellbeing of community members in Drumheller and Starland County by increasing awareness and promoting positive social connections.

Drumheller

Social Connections Multi-Community Grant

This multi-community project aims to optimize the mental wellbeing of community members in Drumheller and Starland County by increasing awareness and promoting positive social connections.

Learn More

Starland County

Social Connections Multi-Community Grant

This multi-community project aims to optimize the mental wellbeing of community members in Drumheller and Starland County by increasing awareness and promoting positive social connections.

Learn More
The goal of the Youth Enrichment Project is to bring a full complement of programs and services for at-risk youth.

Sundre

Youth Enrichment Project

The goal of the Youth Enrichment Project is to bring a full complement of programs and services for at-risk youth.

Learn More
This project aims to connect individuals with available services directly through the website, allowing users to book directly on the site.

Lloydminster

Community Mental Health Online HUB

This project aims to connect individuals with available services directly through the website, allowing users to book directly on the site.

Learn More
The key priorities of this project are to promote community engagement and awareness about mental health and wellness through a series of workshops.

Lac la Biche

Focus on Mental Health: A Series

The key priorities of this project are to promote community engagement and awareness about mental health and wellness through a series of workshops.

Learn More
This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach: a locally-produced video to highlight community strengths; a mental health and wellness campaign; and mental health toolkits.

Hinton

Building on our Community Strengths

This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach: a locally-produced video to highlight community strengths; a mental health and wellness campaign; and mental health toolkits.

Learn More
The objective of this project is to provide a safe, inclusive space for all youth in High River and surrounding areas to promote mental health.

High River

Inclusive Youth Community Hub

The objective of this project is to provide a safe, inclusive space for all youth in High River and surrounding areas to promote mental health.

Learn More
The Edson Rural Mental Health Project is looking to expand public education and encourage community to be able to “check-in” on their mental health, learn about what it means to be mentally well, and learn about the resources available.

Edson

Mental Wellness Public Education & Mental Wellness Conference for Youth

The Edson Rural Mental Health Project is looking to expand public education and encourage community to be able to “check-in” on their mental health, learn about what it means to be mentally well, and learn about the resources available.

Learn More
This project's objective is to empower male community members and provide a place that rejuvenates their spirit, provides a sense of purpose, and improves wellbeing overall.

Blairmore

Crowsnest Pass Men’s Shed

This project's objective is to empower male community members and provide a place that rejuvenates their spirit, provides a sense of purpose, and improves wellbeing overall.

Learn More
The Special Area Rural Mental Health Committee plans to address the stigma associated with discussing mental health and mental illness to promote positive mental health.

Cessford

Special Area Rural Mental Health Committee

The Special Area Rural Mental Health Committee plans to address the stigma associated with discussing mental health and mental illness to promote positive mental health.

Learn More
This project is focused on youth mental health and involves a video contest for students in grades 6-12 in all three schools in Manning.

Manning

I MATTER Video Contest

This project is focused on youth mental health and involves a video contest for students in grades 6-12 in all three schools in Manning.

Learn More
This project will involve installing a second "Distancing Diamond" in Millet and hosting a community event.

Millet

Distancing Diamond

This project will involve installing a second "Distancing Diamond" in Millet and hosting a community event.

Learn More
Based on an ecosystem-based approach, the Chestermere and Area Community Coalition's project aims to promote student mental health, specifically focusing on the prevention and reduction of bullying.

Chestermere

Youth Mental Health Safety and Resilience

Based on an ecosystem-based approach, the Chestermere and Area Community Coalition's project aims to promote student mental health, specifically focusing on the prevention and reduction of bullying.

Learn More
The overarching goal for this project is to create an access point for all community members to find the means to support their overall wellness.

Wainwright

Community Wellbeing Connection Hub

The overarching goal for this project is to create an access point for all community members to find the means to support their overall wellness.

Learn More
The Coleman RMH Coalition aims to support knowledge mobilization efforts to strengthen and expand available services.

Coleman

Mental Health Coalition

The Coleman RMH Coalition aims to support knowledge mobilization efforts to strengthen and expand available services.

Learn More
This project aims to support and empower youth and young adults who are newcomers to Canada by providing various workshops and mentorship programs.

Airdrie

Community Connections

This project aims to support and empower youth and young adults who are newcomers to Canada by providing various workshops and mentorship programs.

Learn More
To combat the isolation among community members, this project will host a series of drumming circles.

Claresholm

Community Drumming Circles

To combat the isolation among community members, this project will host a series of drumming circles.

Learn More
The Community of Kindness project aims to normalize the discussion of mental health and mental illness in Whitecourt.

Whitecourt

Community of Kindness

The Community of Kindness project aims to normalize the discussion of mental health and mental illness in Whitecourt.

Learn More
By starting a community newspaper, this project aims to promote a sense of community, enhance community engagement and connection, strengthen community partnerships, and increase awareness of the resources and services that exist in Grande Cache.

Grande Cache

Community Newspaper

By starting a community newspaper, this project aims to promote a sense of community, enhance community engagement and connection, strengthen community partnerships, and increase awareness of the resources and services that exist in Grande Cache.

Learn More
This project aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support the local services available, and promote social connection and decrease isolation.

Eckville

Community for Connection, Resiliency, Engagement, and Wellness

This project aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support the local services available, and promote social connection and decrease isolation.

Learn More
This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach.

Fox Creek

Community Well-Being Initiative

This project aims to promote community mental health with a multi-pronged approach.

Learn More
The project aims to reduce the stigma often associated with reaching out for help by connecting community members to mental, physical, and spiritual health resources through a resource fair.

McLennan

Smoky River Community Resource Fair and Calendar

The project aims to reduce the stigma often associated with reaching out for help by connecting community members to mental, physical, and spiritual health resources through a resource fair.

Learn More
The Healing Park will include culturally diverse programming to support mental wellness in an inclusive setting.

Sylvan Lake

Health & Wellness Healing Hub

The Healing Park will include culturally diverse programming to support mental wellness in an inclusive setting.

Learn More
This project aims to build and improve community members' mental health through reconnection, including events specifically for youth, young adults, and seniors.

Castor

Building Positive Mental Health through Reconnection

This project aims to build and improve community members' mental health through reconnection, including events specifically for youth, young adults, and seniors.

Learn More
The Social Inclusion Series will involve a variety of community events to raise awareness about the importance of mental health, reduce stigma, and promote existing wellness-focused services.

Crossfield

Social Inclusion Series

The Social Inclusion Series will involve a variety of community events to raise awareness about the importance of mental health, reduce stigma, and promote existing wellness-focused services.

Learn More