Community Resources

Community Resources

Services and programs offered within Whitecourt contribute and support the health, growth and development of all members of your family.  

BGC of Whitecourt & District

Offers After School; Before School; P.D. Day; Summer; Out of School Care (for those aged 4.5-11) and Teen Drop-in programs. Contact the Club at 780-778-6696.

Mayerthorpe Family Day Homes

Quality childcare in government approved family day homes with locations in Mayerthorpe, Whitecourt and Sangudo. Contact Lisa at 780-786-2654 or

Whitecourt Early Learning & Child Care Centre

A non-profit childcare society that early childcare programming for children ages 12 months to 5 years.  Preschool equivalent programs are also available for 3 to 4 1/2 year olds.  The Centre is located in the Carlan Services Community Resource Centre at 76 Sunset Boulevard.  Call the Centre at  780-706-3295 or email

Alberta Supports

Alberta Supports is a "central hub" for Albertans to find social supports and services.  As the first point of contact, Alberta Support Services Coordinators can help Albertans find information and access to more than 32 social based programs and over 120 supports  The supports range from:

  • Childcare supports
  • Income supports
  • Disability supports
  • Seniors supports
  • Employment & training supports
  • Emergency supports

Contact Whitecourt Alberta Supports Office at 780-778-7149 or visit

St. Joseph Parish Catholic Women's League

The Catholics Women's League is an organization that welcomes women age 16 and older who are interested in contributing to the life and vitality of the Church family and community

  • Veronice Itutyra 780-268-5911
  • 5540 Mink Creek Rd., T7S 1M9

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

Weekend mass: Saturday at 5:00 PM and Sunday at 9:00 AM. Weekday mass: as announced each week. Sacrament of Reconciliation: one hour before Sunday masses and half hour before weekday masses

  • Father Benjamin Belgica - 780-778-2152
  • Parish Office - 780-396-0028
  • Lori Westling, Parish Secretary
  • 5538 Mink Creek Road
  • Box 1677, T7S 1P4

Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints

  • 780-778-3773
  • Fax: 780-778-3311
  • 47 Street & Flats Road

Family Worship Centre

Worship held Sunday morning at 10:30 AM. Bible study groups available for all ages. Youth group meets every second Friday evenings at 6:30 PM (call for details).

St. Patrick's Anglican Church

Celebration of the Holy Eucharist held on Sundays at 10:00 AM. Christian education programs (adults, youth, children), pastoral care. Hall rentals available.

  • Reverend Rita Milne - 780-268-5195
  • 4903 - 52 Avenue
  • Box 2171, T7S 1P8

Hilltop Community Church

Sunday Celebration Service at 10:30 AM. AWANA (grades ECS to 6) available. Please call for more information.

Skyview Alliance Church

Located 6 km east of Whitecourt on Highway 43. Services are Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM for Kid Zone and worship. Premises available for rentals.

  • Pastor Harold Bakker - 780-778-0398
  • Box 236, T7S 1N4

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

  • Real Goudreault - 780-778-2400

Whitecourt United Church

Full range of Christian Church Services: worship, sacraments, weddings, funerals, and spiritual counselling. Premises available for rental to community groups. Sunday services begin at 11:00 AM with hymn sing at 10:20 AM and worship starts at 10:30 AM.  Starting July 1, 2014, service will begin at 10:30 a.m.  Sunday school for children is available. No Sunday school during the summer or on holiday weekends.                     

  • Pastor Sharron Foster - 780-778-2578
  • 5201 - 50 Street
  • Box 954, T7S 1N9

Whitecourt Baptist Church

Sunday services and Sunday school are held at 10:00 AM. Refreshments at 11:30 AM. Everyone is welcome.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Sabbath School at 10:00 AM. Main service at 11:45 AM.  Services held on Saturdays.  Prayer meeting at 7:00 PM Wednesday evenings at the church

  • Pastor Michael Corbel - 780-778-6255
  • 4903 52 Avenue (meeting at St. Patrick's Anglican Church)

Public Schools

Northern Gateway Regional School Division No. 10 operates all public schools in Whitecourt. Contact Northern Gateway at 780-778-2800 or visit

Pat Hardy Primary School

Junior kindergarten (ages 3-4) and kindergarten to Grade 2       

  • Phone: 780-778-6266
  • Fax: 780-778-6760
  • 35 Feero Drive, T7S 1M8


Whitecourt Central Elementary School

Elementary school for children grade 3 to grade 5.  

  • 780-778-2136
  • Fax: 780-778-5150
  • 4807 - 53 Avenue, T7S 1N2


Percy Baxter School

Percy serves students in grades 6, 7 & 8.

  • 780-778-3898
  • Fax: 780-778-8416
  • 1 Mink Creek Road, T7S 1S2


Hilltop Jr/Sr High School

Grades 9 through 12.                      

  • 780-778-2446
  • Fax: 780-778-8818
  • 71 Sunset Boulevard, T7S 1N1


Gateway Academy Whitecourt

An outreach school that provides an alternative education for students from grades 9 to 12.

  • 780-778-5865
  • Fax: 780-778-5683
  • 5104 - 51 Avenue
  • 71 Sunset Boulevard, T7S 1N1


Separate Schools

The Living Waters Catholic Separate School Division No. 42 operates separate schools in Whitecourt. Contact Living Waters at 780-778-5666 or visit

St. Mary School/Ecole St. Mary

A safe and caring learning environment for students of all faiths from junior kindergarten to Grade 3. Offers a variety of programs; including French Immersion, junior kindergarten, and full day every day kindergarten.                                  


Ecole St. Joseph School

Offers instruction in English and French Immersion to students in Grades 4-12.                     


Across the Waters Outreach


Private Schools

Whitecourt District Preschool Society

Early childhood education for children in Whitecourt and Woodlands County ages 3-4.


Post Secondary Schools and Training

Community Adult Learning at Norquest College - Whitecourt

The Community Adult Learning Program at Norquest College can connect you to part-time learning options that make sense for your life and learning goals.

Alberta Works

Alberta Works provides employment and training programs to help unemployed and low income meet their basic needs and find jobs.

Contact the Whitecourt Alberta Works Office at 780-778-7149.

Alberta Learning Information Services

ALIS provides career, learning and employment information that helps Albertans achieve success.

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation (Sub-Office)

Status card applications, membership applications, tax exemption applications, resumes, job search and safety tickets (provided to Alexis Band Members).

  • Ph: 780-778-3355
  • Fax: 780-778-2427
  • Box 870, #17 - 5115 49 Street  Whitecourt  AB  T7S 1N8

Employment Standards

  • 780-427-3731
  • Sterling Place, 9940 - 106 Street  Edmonton  AB  T5K 2N2

Rupertsland Institute

Rupertsland Institute offers programs, services and information to Metis people through a network of offices across Alberta.

Ballad Consulting Group

Provides workplace training.

Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is an important part of our community, and is essential for attracting and retaining a diverse labour force. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) helps Canadians meet their housing needs and the following link has information on programs not only CMHC offers, but also programs offered by the Province of Alberta.

Habitat for Humanity - Whitecourt

Habitat for Humanity Whitecourt believes that home ownership brings security, stability, and many other benefits. Home are built by volunteers and donors and sold to qualified families. For more information on qualifications for moving into a Habitat for Humanity home, visit Habitat for Humanity.

Real Estate Services

We've put together a few of our most frequently asked questions into an information brochure.

Seniors Housing

Spruceview Seniors Lodge

  • 12 Sunset Boulevard, 780-778-5530
  • Operated and managed by the Lac Ste. Anne Foundation, Spruceview Seniors Lodge is a 50-room facility.

Woodland Villa

  • 4503 52 Avenue, 780-778-3623
  • Operated and manged by Lac Ste. Anne Foundation, Woodlands Villa offers 16 self-contained apartments for seniors.

Subsidized Housing Services

For information on subsidized housing or Municipal Affair's Rent Supplement Program contact Melody Nemlander, Lac Ste. Anne Foundation Supportive Housing Services Manager, at 780-778-3623.

Rental Inquiries

  • Athabasca Terrace Apartments 780-778-5539
  • Boulevard Apartments 780-779-1400
  • Cornell Apartments 780-779-1400
  • Crestview Towers 780-779-1400
  • Hillcrest Apartments 780-778-8870
  • Hilltop Towers 780-778-8870
  • Pineview Lodge 780-778-8870
  • People's Properties 780-779-1400
  • Quattro Management Services  780-674-9494
  • Sol Terrace Apartments 780-778-8049
  • Sun River Estates Apartments 780-718-7520
  • Sunset Place Apartments 403-334-3095
  • Valley Apartments 780-778-4341
  • Whitecourt Apartments 780-779-1400
  • Whitecourt Business Services 780-778-8870

Whitecourt offers a range of health services, including emergency care, rehabilitation, health promotion, dental and eye care, and alternative therapies.

Whitecourt Health Centre (Hospital)

20 Sunset Boulevard

An accredited active treatment facility offering a broad range of services:

  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Ambulatory Services
  • General Medicine
  • General Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Special Care Unit
  • Obstetrics
  • Ultrasound
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy Clinic
  • Sexual Health
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • Meodialysis
  • Community and Public Health

Associate Medical Clinic

Associate Medical Clinic is located at the corner of 51 Street and 51 Avenue and can be reached at 778-2224. Patient appointment times are available during the following hours:

Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM; and statutory holidays.

Life Medical Clinic

Life Medical Clinic is located at 4740 50 Avenue, and can be reached at 780-706-7080. For appointments call the clinic during office hours. Appointments are accepted starting 8:00 AM. Monday to Friday.

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Closed weekends and statutory holidays

Health Link 811 (24/7)

North Zone Continuing Care Access

The call centre is answered by Registered Nurses who will complete intake and assessment and direct callers to appropriate services.  1-855-371-4122