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					       2012
       Viking
    COMMUNITY
     RESOURCE
    DIRECTORY

A Listing of Services, Clubs,
And Organizations for Viking
          And Area

         A Project of the
     Viking/Beaver Family &
   Community Support Services
                      EMERGENCY NUMBERS


Ambulance                                                                            911

AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases                                         1-800-772-2437

Camrose Women’s Shelter    (24 Hours)                                        780-672-1035

Child Abuse Hotline                                                        1-800-387-5437

Crime Stoppers                                                             1-800-922-8477

Crisis Management Help Line
      (Distress & Suicide )                                                1-800-779-5057

Fire (Alarm Only)                                                                    911

Gambling Help Line                                                         1-800-665-9676

Kids Help Line                                                             1-800-668-6868

Poison Centre                                                              1-800-332-1414

Region 5 East Central AB Child & Family
   Services Authority Safe Kids Hotline                                    1-877-385-5437

Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line
            (24 Hours call collect)                                          780-423-4121

RCMP                                                                                 911
   Viking Detachment Administration                                             336-3441
   Viking Detachment Complaints                                                 336-3434

Victim Services                                                (Office)      780-662-2258
                                                               (Cell)        780-910-7559
                                        or call local RCMP Detachment        780-336-3441




                      PROTECTION SERVICES

Bissel Centre                                                              780-423-2285
Camrose Women’s Shelter                                                    780-672-1035
Children’s Advocate                                                       1-800-661-3446
Crimestoppers                                                             1-800-922-TIPS
Edmonton WIN House
    Crisis Line                                                            780-479-0058
Region 5 East Central Health
     Child & Family Services                         780-385-7160
Sexual Assault Centre                                780-423-4121
Social Services Emergency
      Assistance                                     780-427-3390
Suicide Prevention Distress Line                    1-800-232-7288
Viking RCMP                                              336-3441


                              HELPING SERVICES

AA & Al-Anon                                             336-4024
AISH (Assured Income for the Severly Handicapped)   1-866-477-8589
Alberta Health Care Insurance                        780-427-1432
Alberta Employment, Immigration
      & Industry       Camrose                       780-608-2525
                       Vermilion                     780-853-8164
AB Health Link                                      1-866-408-5465
AB Sports, Rec. Parks & Wildlife                     780-427-1067
AB Works Income Support                              780-842-7500
Beaver Family Day Home                               780-336-4042
Better Business Bureau                              1-800-232-7298
Birth Control Centre                                 780-413-5735
Birthright                                          1-800-550-4900
East Central AB Community Futures
 Development Corporation                             780-336-3497
Family Services Canada                               780-842-7500
Handivan Society                                     780-336-2544
Legal Aid – Wetaskiwin Office                        780-361-1331
Planned Parenthood                                   780-423-3737
TERRA (Pregnant Teens)                               780-428-3772
Viking Food Bank                                     780-336-3103
Viking Funeral Services                              780-336-4842
Viking Health Centre
          Administration                         780-336-4786
          Home Care Office                       780-336-4782
Youth Emergency Shelter                          780-468-7070




     COUNSELLING & INFORMATION SERVICES

A.A.D.A.C.                         Wainwright    780-842-7619
                                   Camrose       780-672-1181
AB Employment, Immigration & Industry            780-853-8164
Allergy/Asthma Society of AB                     780-456-6651
AB Health Link                                  1-866-408-5465
AB Works Income Support                          780-842-7500
Association of Communities
  Against Abuse (A.C.A.A.)                       403-742-3558
Catholic Social Services                         780-672-3302
Flagstaff General Counseling                     780-385-3976
Gambling Help Line                              1-800-665-9676
Lloydminster Sexual Assault &
      Information Centre                         306-825-8255
Suicide Bereavement / Prevention
       Support Network                           780-482-0198
Teen Health Centre                              1-800-295-3359
Thorpe Recovery Centre                           780-875-8890
Victim Services           Office                 780-662-2258
                          Cell                   780-910-7559
  Or call local RCMP Detachment                  780-336-3441
Viking General Family Counseling                 780-336-4024
                                   GOVERNMENT

BEAVER COUNTY
Bob Beck, Chief Administrative Officer                                              663-3730
5120-50 Street, Box 140, Ryley, Alberta     T0B 4A0                          www.beaver.ab.ca

TOWN OF VIKING
Rod Krips, Town Administrator                                                       336-3466
4920-53 Avenue, Box 369, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0                          www.town.viking.ab.ca

VILLAGE OF HOLDEN
Katherine Whiteside, Village Administrator                                          688-3928
4810-50Street, Box 357, Holden, Alberta T0B 2C0                        www.village.holden.ab.ca

MLA VERMILION/LLOYDM INSTER
Lloyd Snelgrove, MLA                                                                853-4202
                                                                                  www.alberta.ca



                       MEDICAL / PUBLIC HEALTH
                 Check out the following website for more AB Health Information
                                  www.albertahealthservices.ca

CANADIAN MENTAL HEAL TH OUTR EACH WORKER
Viking Health Centre                                                                336-4786
5110-57 Avenue, Viking, AB T0B 4N0


COMMUNITY HEALTH SER VICES
Public Health Nurses, Home Care Nurses                                              336-4782
        & Discharge Liaison Nurse
5224-50 Street, Viking, AB T0B 4N0


COMMUNITY REHAB PROG RAM
Physio Therapist / Occupational Therapist                                           336-4782
Viking Health Centre
5224-50 Street, Viking, AB T0B 4N0
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVI CES
5110 - 57 Avenue                                                780-336-4786
Box 60, Viking, AB T0B 4N0


PRENATAL CLA SSES
Register for Prenatal Classes by calling the Public Health at       336-4782


VIKING HEALTH CENTRE
Sharon Burden, Site Leader                                         336-4786
5110 – 57 Avenue, Box 60, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

VIKING MEDICAL CLINIC
Dr. Cunningham, Dr. Potgieter & Dr. Groebler                       336-4780
Dr. Marna Hagen
5301-51 Street, Box 868, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0




                                 FAMILY SERVICES

BEAVER FAMILY DAY HO ME
5319 – 50 Street                                                   336-4024
Box 688, Viking, AB T0B 4N0

COMMUNITY ADULT LEAR NING PROGRAM
Cheryl Lawson, Coordinator                                          663-3730
Box 140, Ryley, Alberta T0B 4A0

FAMILY / SCHOOL LIAI SON PROG RAM
Contact the Viking School                                          336-3352
GENERAL FAMI LY COUNSELLOR
Kara Gushuliak,                                                                         336-4024
General Family Counsellor
Box 688, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
The General Family Counsellor will be in Viking on Tuesdays. To book appointments, call the FCSS
Office at 336-4024.


VIKING/BEAVER FAMILY & CO MMUNITY SUPPORT SERV ICES
                                                                        Phone: 336-4024
                                                                          Fax: 336-4725
                                                               Website: www.vbfcss.com
Joanne Stewart, Director
Theresa Suddaby, Viking Community Programmer
Linda Hunt, Holden Community Programmer
5319-50 Street
Box 688, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

VIKING MUNICIPAL LIB RARY
Located 2nd level of the                                                    780-336-4992
Carena Complex                                                     www.vikinglibrary.ab.ca
5120-45 Street, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
Tuesday: 3:00 –8:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 5:00
Thursday: 10:00-8:00
Saturday: 10:00-2:00

$15.00 per family or $12.00 per person. The Library also provides, Summer Reading and Outreach
Programs.


                                          SCHOOLS

BATTLE RIVER REGIONA L SCHOOL DIVISION #3 1
             (780) 672-6131 (Phone) 1-800-262-4869 (780) 672-6137(Fax)
                                               Website: www.brsd.ab.ca
Dr. Larry Payne, Superintendent of Schools
Ray Bosh, Deputy Superintendent
Maureen Parker, Director of Curriculum
Brenda Johnson, Director of Transportation
Joyce Cowle, Director of Special Education
5402 – 48A Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0L3
BATTLE RIVER REGIONA L SCHOOL DIVISION #3 1, BOARD OF
TRUSTEES
Jim Fielding, Beaver County (East)                                                 336-2529


HOLDEN SCHOOL
Clayton Roe, Principal                                                                       688-3858
5335-50 Avenue, Box 70, Holden, Alberta T0B 2C0

Grades Kindergarten to grade 6

KINDERGARTEN ASSOCIA TION
Contact the Viking School                                                                    336-3352
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

There is a special local advisory committee dealing with the Kindergarten Association in connection with
the Viking School. Kindergarten operates for 400 hours beginning September and ending in June.

VIKING SCHOOL
Brett Huculak, Principal                                                                     336-3352
Wendy Wilkie, Coordinator of Student Services
5503-51 Street Box 720, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
www.brsd.ab.ca/viking

Grades Kindergarten to grade 12

                                       PRESCHOOL

PRESCHOOL ASSOCIATION
Kyla Lawes, Contact                                                                         336-4884
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
Children between the ages of 3 and 5 years of age are encouraged to become engaged in age-
appropriate development activities. Socialized and open ended learning is a focal point. Playschool is
held on Tuesday and Thursday, beginning in October and ending in May.
                                        CHURCHES

GOLDEN VALLEY LUTHER AN CHURCH
Pastor Alvin Sorenson                                                        336-3155 (Church)
5327-56 Avenue, Box 72, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

11:00 a.m. Sunday School Instruction                10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship
1:30 p.m. Ladies Group (3rd Thursday)
Spiritual Leadership * Counseling * Bible Study * Worship Services * Sunday School * Confirmation *
Youth Activities * Stephen’s Ministries.

HOLY HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
Father Nilo Macapinlac                                                        632-3272(Office)
Viking Church Service:                                                        336-3358 (Church)
Street Address:    5119 – 51 Avenue, Viking, Alberta
                    For church service and catechism times call the office as the times change
                  seasonally.

Mailing Address: Roman Catholic Communities Parish Office
                 5437 – 43 Street, Vegreville, Alberta T9C 1C8
                                                   Toll Free 1-866-632-3272 (Parish Office)
                                                                                   632-3303 (Fax)


IMMANUEL LUTH ERAN CH URCH
Reverend Mark Lobitz
Don Laing, Elder                                                                           688-2216
Bruce, Alberta T0B 0R0

KINSELLA COMMUNITY C HURCH
Grace Sutter                                                                         780-336-2150

Box 71, Kinsella, Alberta T0B 2N0
9:30 a.m. Sunday School                    10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship
VIKING ALLIANCE CHUR CH
Reverend Darren Anderson                                                         336-4950 (Church)
5115-48 Street, Box 411, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
www.vikingalliancechurch.com

9:45 a.m. Sunday School Instruction              11:00 a.m. Sunday Worship
Pre-Marital and Marriage Counseling * Youth Programming and Counseling.

VIKING UNITED CHURCH
Reverend Carolyn Woodall                                                         336-3103 (Church)
5120-51 Street, Box 778, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0                                    336-3113 (Fax)

10:00 a.m. Worship Service and Sunday School (Viking)
Pre-Marital and Marriage Counseling




                                  CHURCH GROUPS

ALLIANCE WOMEN
Shelly Erickson                                                                               688-2442
Box 411, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Its purpose is to build up the Local Church
Worldwide by intercessory prayer for the ministries of the Alliance and for the support of missionaries,
and to encourage spiritual growth in the lives of women by teaching biblical principles and providing
inspirational fellowship.

GOLDEN VALLEY EVANGE LICAL LU THERAN WOMEN
Golden Valley Lutheran Church                                                                 336-3155
Box 72, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Bible study the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. It strives to be a Christian witness in the
congregation and in the community. General meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 7:30
p.m.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Dr. Cunningham, Grand Knight                                                                336-3142
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

This organization is strictly a Catholic men’s fraternity. They meet on the third Thursday of each month
except for July and August. There is a membership fee of $30.00. The purpose of this group is to help
out the church, community and people in distress whenever possible.

UNITED CHURCH WOMEN (UCW)
Contct the United Church Office                                                             336-3103

This group is for ladies of the Church with no specific age group. There is a small membership fee. The
purpose is to support the church in money matters and provide fellowship.
              SENIORS’ FACILITIES & SERVICES

BEAVER MANOR
                                                                        Beaver Manor /
                                                                         Vialta Lodge: 336-3353
Manager
5803-52 Street, Box 780, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Senior citizens aged 50 years and older can rent one of 16 one bedroom suites. Rent is based on a
percentage of income plus utilities.

EXTENDICARE / VIKING
Administrator                                                                                   336-4790
Box 430, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0                                        www.extendicarecanada.com/viking

A fully accredited 43 bed Long Term Care Facility which serves Viking and area residents. Services
include: nursing care, dietary, laundry, housekeeping, physio, recreation, administration and staff
development. Staff are also equipped to care for oxygen care residents and others who may require
increased professional care. This facility provides an Adult Day Care Program.

HOLDEN LODGE
Theresa Manderson, Manager                                                                      688-3817
4820-52 Avenue, Box 277, Holden, Alberta T0B 2C0


VIALTA LODGE
Manager                                                                                         336-3353
5128-57 Avenue, Box 780, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0                                        www.vialtalodge.com

Lodging for senior citizens 65 years of age and older, but will accept younger residents with special
considerations. Staff are on site 24 hours and services for residents include: meals, home care, bath
assistance, hairdresser, laundry services, activities from crafts, exercise, to outings, bible studies, church
services, Handi-Van shuttle downtown twice per month. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the
month.

VIKING HANDI-VAN SOCIETY
Muriel Walker, Chairperson                                                                      336-2444
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
VIKING SENIOR CENTR E
Peter & Pam Mykityshyn, Contact                                                               336-4749
5024-53 Avenue, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

For senior citizens 50 years of age or older. Purpose is to provide recreational, educational, cultural, and
social activities for seniors. Suppers held on Sunday of every month. Social held on the third
Wednesday at 2:00. Floor curling and carpet bowling arranged in the afternoons. Seniors bingo is
Friday nights.




                          RECREATION & CULTURE

TOWN OF VIKING RECRE ATION
Contact the Town of Viking Office                                                       780-336-3466
4920-53 Avenue, Box 369, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0


To develop recreational projects and programs for Viking and District.

VIKING AND DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
David Lefsrud, President                                                                      336-4034
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Meetings of the Agricultural Society are held on the second Thursday of every month. There is a
membership fee of $1.00 per year. The main purposes are to manage local recreational facilities and to
promote rural lifestyle. The society is a fund raising organization. New members welcome.

Contact the above name for information regarding the Fair Board and Rodeo Club.

VIKING HISTORICAL SO CIETY
Mike Lawes, President                                                            336-4884 (Home)
Box 270, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0                                               336-3066 (Museum)

The Viking and District Museum is open May to September, daily from 10:00 to 5:00. It is located at the
end of Main Street in the Old Hospital. Viewing is free and donations are accepted. The purpose of the
Society is to preserve historical artifacts. There is a membership fee of $1.00 per year. New members
are welcome.
                   COMMUNITY GROUPS & CLUBS

STAY & PLAY DROP IN
Contact FCSS                                               336-4024
When: 2nd t & 4th Tuesday of every month

Time: 10:00-11:30 am     Where: Viking Legion Hall (5427-50 St)

Facilitated play groups for families with songs, stories, finger plays and crafts. A great opportunity
for parents, grandparents, caregivers and providers of young children to meet others, access
information and resources, while spending quality time with their children.
STATION GALLER Y & AR TS CENTRE
Contact Betty Klein                                                                        336-2441
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

ELKS (B. P.O.E. CANAD A #83)
Doug Wilkinson, Exaulted Ruler                                                              336-4038
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 8:00 p.m. The purpose of this organization is a
community service. A membership fee applies and members must be 18 years or older.

IRON CREEK COMMUNITY CENTRE
Mike Safranka, President                                                                    336-3495
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Iron Creek Community Centre is a family oriented Community Centre located in the old Iron Creek
School south west of Viking. Our membership is mostly from the farming community, but we welcome
members from anywhere. Every year we have community get togethers which include a Farmers Day
Picnic, and a Christmas Party. All of our functions are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to
participate.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIO N (BRANCH #81)
Becky Hopkins, President
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
Legion Hall Bookings: Bud Graham                                                           336-4707

Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. except for June and July. There is a
membership fee of $25.00/person. Activities include: Remembrance Day Service and sale of poppies;
Remembrance Day poster contest for students; donations from the In-Lieu of Christmas Cards Fund;
Legion supper every Friday from which proceeds raised go to help local groups and individuals.
LIONS CLUB
Bobby Ash
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Meetings are held first and third Thursday of every month at the Legion Hall at 6:30 p.m. There is a
membership fee of $35.00 per year. They cater to people 18 and over. This is a charitable organization
and new members are welcome.

ROYAL PURPLE
Honoured Royal Lady Chris Boadway                                                            385-0930
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at the Senior Centre with the purpose of charily, donations
to the Purple Cross Fund and to organizations which benefit children.




                                    YOUTH GROUPS

KINDRED SPIRITS YOUT H GROUP
Brian Rozmahel, Leader                                                                        336-2160
Box 261, Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0
Carolyn Woodall, Leader                                                                       336-3571
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Open to young people grade 7 and up, of any faith. Offers an opportunity to discover who they are and
who God is and how He can make a difference in their lives. A healthy environment to meet with other
young people to discuss and share issues that are important to teens and how to make healthy choices
in life. To partake in fun activities such as hayrides, back packing, volley ball and dances. Meet twice a
month in the Catholic Church basement from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday evenings.


VIKING 4-H BEEF CLUB
Darbi Rawluk, Club Leader                                                           1-780-386-2357
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0

Club welcomes anyone 9 – 21 years of age. They meet one Monday each month. You must be
registered by the Club Weigh In – Mid October. There is a membership fee. The purpose is to help in
community work, raise and donate money for projects in the community. The club is set up for fed steers
and heifer projects.
                                  SPORTS GROUPS


CURLING CLUB
4431-55 Avenue, Viking AB                                                                   336-3424

The Curling club has a men’s, ladies’, and mixed league that are always welcoming new members. The
season generally runs from mid October to the end of March. The club holds several Bonspiels
throughout the year, such as Local Mixed, Turkey Curl, Farmers, Open Mixed, Ladies, Men and the
famous Viking Fridge Spiel.


VIKING DANCE CLUB
Melissa Radford                                                                            336-2364
Viking, Alberta    T0B 4N0

To promote awareness and appreciation of dance by offering classes of jazz, tap, and ballet to children
ranging in age from four and up.

VIKING FIGURE SKATIN G CLUB
Viking Carena Complex                                                                       336-0161
Viking, Alberta    T0B 4N0

Professional instruction is provided by qualified teachers. Starting with the Can Skate program and
working their way into either the Recreational Program or the Test Program. Those who wish to compete
in singles, pairs or ice dance can move from the Test into the Competitive program. Ages 4 to 17 are
welcome. Registration occurs in October, with a scheduled season from November to the end of March.
Registered with the Canadian Figure Skating Association – Skaters are able to test according to CFSA
standards and receive certificates that enable them to teach younger children. Private lessons available
from professional coaches.

26’ER S HOCKEY CLUB
Viking Carena Complex                                                                       336-0161
Box 847, Viking, Alberta   T0B 4N0

Anyone from the age of 18 and up are invited to play during the scheduled season which runs from
November to March.
VIKING GOLF AND COUNTY CLUB
4431-55 Avenue. Viking, AB       T0B 4N0                                                    336-3424
(Clubhouse)

The Viking Golf Course, located on the east side of town is a challenging Par 36, nine holes, complete
with water hazards and sand traps. The course, driving range, putting green and clubhouse are open
from 8:30 a.m. till dusk, May 1 to October 15. The upstairs of the Multi-plex is the hub of the activity as
green fees, rental carts and driving range balls can be obtained there. The clubhouse has food and
beverages for sale as well as the pro-shop selling balls, clubs, tees and golf shirts and hats.


VIKING GYMKHANA CLUB
Shane Hollar, Contact                                                                       336-4832
Box 307, Viking, Alberta       T0B 4N0

The Club involves anyone from the ages of 4 to 80 in events prearranged using horses and riders. It
organizes eight gymkhana meets each season between May 15 and August 31. Scheduled events such
as barrel racing, pole bending, stake race, flag picking and keyhole as well as novelty events make for a
competitive as well as fun day for young and old – usually winding up with a wiener roast. Points are
collected throughout the year for year end awards and trail ride.

VIKING GYMNASTICS CL UB
Dana Andreson, Coach                                                                        336-4904
Viking, Alberta     T0B 4N0

Gymnastics lessons are taught Friday evenings at the Viking School. Sessions run September to March.
We are AGF registered.

VIKING MINOR BALL
Janice McKie                                                                                336-2464
Viking, AB    T0B 4N0

The goal of the organization is to ensure that the children of the community have the chance to
participate in an organized league in a competitive spirit but still have fun. T-Ball is designed for the
beginner and is an excellent introduction to ball. The boys teams are registered with Baseball Alberta
and play in an arranged league. The girls teams are registered with Alberta Amateur Softball Association
and also play in a league. The season usually commences the first week in May and continues until the
end of June.
VIKING MINOR HOCKEY
Check us out on our website:                  www.vikingminorhockey.com

This group caters to boys and girls under 18 years of age. There is a registration fee. The season starts
mid October and ends at the end of March. A long season with enjoyment for the whole family. Girls
Hockey: 8 years old and under, play on the boys team. 9 – 12 years old, and 13 – 16 years old, have
their own teams.

VIKING MINOR SOCCER LEAGUE

Darren or Zoe Anderson                                                                     336-2590
Viking, AB    T0B 4N0

Soccer for boys and girls between the ages of 4 – 17. Registration takes place in the spring.
Registration fee is due in the spring. Referees as well as coaches are needed. Play takes place on the
soccer field on the east side of town.

VIKING SPORTS & WILD LIFE SOCIETY
Harvey Ross, Contact                                                                        336-4952
Viking, AB    T0B 4N0

A community based, non-profit organization affiliated with the Alberta Fish & Game Association.
Promotes sportsmanship and ethical conduct in outdoor activities. Two projects completed include a
trout pond on Viking’s outskirt, and a clubhouse/recreation area. Hunter training courses are offered and
family participation is encouraged.
               RECREATION / MEETING FACILITIES

KINSELLA
Kinsella Hall and Recreation Centre              336-2281
VIKING
Caledonia Motor Inn                              336-2400
Eastview R.V. and Camping Park                   336-4747
Multi-purpose Room (Viking Health Centre)        336-4786
Viking Carena Complex                            336-3466
Viking Community Hall                            336-4083
Viking Golf & Country Club                       336-3424
Viking Legion #81 Hall                           336-4707
Viking Multiplex                                 336-3424
Viking Senior Citizens Club                      336-4749
Viking Town Office                               336-3466

				
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