- Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: Closed
Wig Lending Program: Wigs are available for cancer patients. (based on stock availability)
Contact the office in Grand Prairie at 780-538-8205 — Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or
Calgary: 1-800-661-2262 — Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online Community – Cancer Connections
Join discussion groups 24/7 for online support
CIBC offers a free chequing account for Seniors of the age 60 and up, visit a branch and ask for the CIBC Premium Growth Account.
Provides workshops, support groups, educational material, and aids to help clients cope in their environment.
Offers a Pet Therapy Program. Please contact the office for more information and eligibility.
Promotes senior’s mental health through workshops that include a focus on: Anger Management, Stress Management, Women’s Self –Esteem, Living Life To The Full, and Mental Health First Aid: Basic and Mental Health First Aid for Seniors.
CMHA provides suicide awareness and prevention courses through SafeTALK and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).
Provides assistance to those who have been affected by a disaster within the first 72 hours.
Assistance includes: shelter, food, clothing, hygiene kits, and other basic necessities.
The Canadian Red Cross encourages all Canadians to be prepared with a disaster kit that will prepare you for 72 hours in the event of a disaster.
A disaster kit includes items such as: water, non-perishable food, can opener, extra copies of keys, batteries, important documents (passports, licenses, wills), medications, and personal hygiene items.
To arrange a burial contact Public Works
Plot Reservation: $97.65 Adult Burial: $1,520.40 Ash Burial: $539.70
Columbarium Niche: $1,050.00
The cemeteries are open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Public Works staff can assist with grave locations Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Peggy Beaudry and Mary-Jean Quintal are the contacts for anything in Conklin Senior related.
Assistance is provided to Seniors who need help filling out any Government forms, tax preparation, meals, and home care needs.
Mary-Jean travels with the home-care worker every Wednesday. Contact the office if you are in need of home-care. Mary-Jean will help with any housekeeping required.
Rides for events outside of Conklin are arranged through Peggy and Mary-Jean. A medical van is provided to Seniors who need to travel out of town on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday’s to Fort McMurray and on Tuesday’s to Lac la Biche. The Senior must have a chaperone present. This is a free service, call Mary-Jean to arrange.
Mary-Jean Quintal: Senior Enhancement Worker Peggy Beaudry: Community Resource Worker
Twice a month the Nakewin Centre and the Conklin Community Association host a Seniors Luncheon. This typically takes place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. A Bingo activity takes place following the luncheon. Seniors 55+ can contact Mary- Jean for more information. If you anticipate missing the luncheon, contact Mary-Jean so that meals are ordered accordingly.
Typically, once a year Mary-Jean will hold a Seniors’ Gathering. This meeting will have government officials present, allowing Seniors to discuss any concerns or ensure they are up-to-date on all community, federal, and provincial information.
An annual Christmas luncheon and Bingo is hosted at the Centre by Karen’s Katering.
If you know of a Senior who would benefit from the Santa’s Anonymous program, contact Peggy or Mary-Jean prior to December 1st.
Bus Service from Fort McMurray and back occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and is free for Seniors 65+ to ride.
Bus Service from Conklin to Anzac and Fort McMurray and back occurs every Friday and is free for Seniors 65+ to ride.
Emergency accommodation for those in need. Doors are open at 5:00 p.m. daily.
Doors close to new arrivals at 11:00pm.
Must leave by 8:30 a.m. No belongings can be left at Marshall House during the day.
Bring photo ID for registration upon arrival.
Individuals cannot use drugs or alcohol on the premises.
Doors Open at 11:30 a.m. Food Served until 11:45 a.m.
For anyone who needs a meal.
Lunch served Monday to Friday from September to June (use entrance by bus stop on Franklin Ave)
Barbecue offered 11:30 am to 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from July to August (at back door)
The Municipal Office assists in the community hosting annual events such as the Winter Carnival in February, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Metis Treaty Days, Canada Day, Heritage Day, Fall Fair, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Parties.