The County of Wetaskiwin is closely monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 in Alberta. For the latest information regarding the County’s response to COVID-19 please visit our News Flash.
The Pipestone Flyer is the official community newspaper for the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10. All County advertising appears in the Pipestone Flyer each week on the County Page(s). The Pipestone Flyer is suspending door-to-door delivery of the paper through Canada Post effective immediately. The paper will continue to be available online at https://www.pipestoneflyer.ca/, or for physical copies click here for existing drop box locations, and here for our Press Release.
Looking for Support?
- Grocery Delivery Service
- COVID-19 Business Resources
- Help in Tough Times
- Mental Health Help Line
- Canadian Mental Health Distress Line
- Kids Help Phone
- Family Violence Info Line
- Alberta 211
- Addiction Helpline
- Help for Animals
Do you need help getting groceries?
The County of Wetaskiwin is working with Wetaskiwin’s “Jordan’s No Frills” and local community groups to help individuals, seniors, families and other vulnerable County residents who are isolated or impacted by measures to contain COVID-19.
If you would like assistance, please contact the County office at 780-352-3321. You will be asked to provide you name, address, phone number or email and roll number. Please provide County staff with a clear and concise shopping list. Delivery will occur on Wednesday and Friday of each week. Users of this program will be given the store receipt which is payable to the County for the cost of groceries.
For more information please contact Carmen Reimer at 780-352-3321.
COVID-19 Business Resources
JEDI remains open for business and we are committed to supporting our regional businesses during these unprecedented times. We endeavor to communicate and engage on an ongoing basis with businesses to help them navigate the challenges they are experiencing. Visit the JEDI COVID-19 Business Resource page for lists of business and employee support programs provided by all levels of government and various business sources.
We also encourage you to take our survey to help us to understand how your business has been affected by the pandemic and identify if there are any areas that we can be of assistance with.
Stay safe and work with your customers, suppliers, community and JEDI, together we will recover stronger than ever
JEDI (Joint Economic Development Initiative) is a dynamic economic development organization that was created in 2003. The County of Wetaskiwin and the Town of Millet are the two partner municipalities that form JEDI.
Help in Tough Times provides resources to Albertans when dealing with financial pressures, unexpected difficulties, unemployment, or stressful situations such as the current COVID-19 outbreak.
Mental Health Help Line (AHS)
Provides toll-free, 24/7 telephone service, which offers help for mental health concerns for Albertans.
Phone: 780-735-3633 or Toll Free: 1-877-303-2642
Canadian Mental Health Distress Line
The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. We also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis.
Phone: 780-482-4357 (HELP)
Online Crisis Chat
When in crisis, sometimes it’s easier to chat. This is a safe, 100% confidential, one-on-one conversation with a Canadian Mental Health Support Team member. Visit https://edmonton.cmha.ca/online-crisis-chat/ to chat.
Kids Help Phone
If you are a young person and are struggling with a problem big or small, please call 1-800-668-6868. We are always available, 24/7/365.
Family Violence Info Line
Family Violence Info Line is a 24/7 help line available to anyone experiencing family violence, it is anonymous and available in more than 170 language. Family violence includes physical, verbal, emotional, financial and sexual abuse, neglect, stalking or being kept from seeing other people or forced to stay in one place.
Phone: 310-1818 or visit https://www.alberta.ca/family-violence-find-supports.aspx
Chat online alberta.ca/SafetyChat
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily | English
Alberta 211 is a free helpline that connects Albertans to community and social services in their area 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in over 150 languages.
Telephone advice and service referral for adults and youth requiring addiction services.
The Addiction Helpline is a toll free confidential service which provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services. The Addiction Helpline operates 24 hour a day, seven days a week and is available to all Albertans.
Help for Animals
The COVID-19 crisis affects us all, including our animals, and we all have lots of questions about how we will be impacted individually. The Alberta SPCA is here to help. For more information please visit the links below: