Terra relies on volunteers, financial and in-kind donations to offer services and support our teen parents.
At Terra, our specialized team tailors programs and services to meet the needs of each teen parent. Always safe, never judgemental. Learn more about what we have to offer our young families.
In accordance with the City of Edmonton by-law, all visitors to Terra will be required to wear a mask when in the building. This includes all participants, staff and volunteers. Disposable masks will be available for participants. The Clothes Closet will continue to be available by appointment only. If you are a teen parent requiring support and do not have a worker, please contact 780-428-3772.
Terra continues to serve our families remotely during this time. As of July 20th, our offices will be open by appointment only. If you are a teen parent requiring support and do not have a worker, please contact 780-428-3772 for support. Other participants are encouraged to continue to connect directly with their worker.
Terra’s Clothes Closet Downtown will be opening on July 28th. The Clothes Closet is available by appointment only from Tuesday – Thursday between 10am – 4pm. If you require an appointment, please contact Lisa at 780-428-3772 ext 236
Please note, all visitors to Terra Centre will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and will be required to wear a mask and follow proper hand hygiene protocols.
Terra continues to provide innovative and person-centred care for our families during the COVID-19 pandemic. While front-line staff continue to support families remotely, Terra has made the decision to close our offices until further notice.
With all Terra staff working remotely, participants are encouraged to contact their workers directly on their cell phones for questions or support. If you require assistance and would like to speak to agency staff, please call 587-338-5658 and a member of the team will direct your call.
Despite our offices being closed, Terra continues to provide additional supports to our families, including delivering essential items. Please contact your worker to learn more.
While it may take a few more steps to reach someone, please know that Terra remains committed to serving our families during this time and our team are here to help. Wishing you all the best during this challenging and uncertain time.
Terra continues to provide innovative and person-centred care for our families. Front-line staff are supporting families remotely by phone, email, text and video chat. Phone lines at all four Terra offices remain open; staff are managing the lines on a rotating basis. Calls will be redirected appropriately. Front-line staff can be reached on their cell phones, and Chandra Ashton and Dr. Bina Nair are both available by phone to offer mental health supports.
We have offered participants additional supports, including:
We encourage families to stay informed and refer to the Alberta Health Services website and the Government of Alberta’s website for accurate and regularly updated information about COVID-19.
It is so important that we all take the measures that we can to control the spread of this virus and protect ourselves, our children and the greater community.
To protect staff and our families and contain the spread of COVID-19, Terra is following all recommendations from the Government of Alberta and implementing the actions below, effective immediately:
Visit the Alberta Health Services website for information related to:
Considering recent COVID-19 developments and recommendations from the Government of Alberta, Terra is taking action to protect the health and well-being of our supporters, volunteers, staff and the families we serve.
As of Friday, March 13, we are taking the following safety measures:
If you have any questions, please contact our office at 780-428-3772.
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