Emergency and Health Services

DIAL 911 FOR EMERGENCIES (FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE)


The Town of Stavely is a member of the Foothills Regional 

Communications Centre which has its headquarters in Black 

Diamond, Alberta.  From this Centre all 911 calls are received

and forwarded to the appropriate service.


Fire Department


The Stavely Fire Department is a volunteer service consisting of 

around 18 volunteer members.  Fire protection and rescue services

are provided to the citizens of our town and the department operates

under the direction of the Fire Chief.  The Fire Department also provides

additional services to the community including:


Fire prevention awareness

Public Education

First Aid and CPR training programs (occasionally)


The Stavely Fire Department’s active members participate directly in

fire and rescue operations, including incident response and operation of

apparatus and equipment.

Men and women ages 18 and up who are in good physical condition and have

the desire to participate in emergency fire and rescue activities are eligible to apply.


For further information or for individuals who may be interested in membership please contact the Fire Department by email (stavelyfire@platinum.ca) or phone (403-549-3965)


Police Service:


The Claresholm R.C.M.P. detachment helps to protect the Town of Stavely and is responsible for the enforcement of all federal laws, provincial statues under the Criminal Code of Canada.  The RCMP Office is located in Claresholm at 4th Street and 48th Avenue West.


Phone: Complaints (24 hours):911 or (403)-625-4444

Administration/Information: (403)-625-4445

Ambulance Service:


Ambulance Services are provided to the Town of Stavely and area by Alberta Health Services.


Emergency Management:


The Town of Stavely’s  Municipal Emergency Plan (MEP) is a general guideline for responding to an emergency in our municipality.  The MEP sets out the steps to follow for municipal representatives in the case of some type of emergency.  The Town has an Emergency Management Committee who organizes the work of local agencies and volunteers in the development of plans and training exercises in case of disasters, both natural and man-made.


Medical Services:


Although there are no medical facilities or services located directly in Stavely, just down the road, the Town of Claresholm offers high quality medical services through local facilities such as the medical clinic, hospitals, nursing home and health unit.  Facilities include the Claresholm Centre for Mental Health & Addictions and AADAC also offer medical support.


The Claresholm Medical Clinic Phone: (403) 625-4484 is located west of the General Hospital on 43rd Avenue West and houses the offices of our local doctors.  The Claresholm General Hospital was opened in 1972 and today is an active treatment facility with 16 beds and a 24 hour emergency.  Phone (403) 682-3700.


The Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre provides extended care for long term patients.  In 1988 the present hospital was opened with 100 beds.  Phone (403) 625-3361.


The Porcupine Hills Lodge is run by the PHL Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides subsidized, affordable housing for seniors 65 years of age and older who are functionally independent.  The Foundation operates forty lodge units, plus a Respite Room and twenty-four 2 bedroom supportive housing units.  For further inquiries please contact the CAO at (403) 625-3988, ext. 5.


The David Lander Centre/A.A.D.A.C. was first established in Claresholm in 1974.  This facility offers treatment to people of Southern Alberta who are suffering from drug/alcohol addictions.  Phone: (403) 625-1395.


The Claresholm Centre for Mental Health & Addictions provides community-based psychiatric facilities providing treatment, educational and supportive services.  The facility’s purpose is to maximize the ability of mental health consumers to live independently in the environment of their choice.  

Phone (403) 682-3500.


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The Claresholm and District Transportation Society provides transportation to seniors in the MD of Willow Creek area.  The transportation services offered are for medical purposes.  Please watch the video below to see to see the full range of services offered.