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Living in Moose Jaw

Emergency Contacts

Most serious emergencies can be reported by calling 911 on any telephone. You will be given immediate help and police, medical, fire, rescue or dangerous goods staff will be sent to you. If you are using a pay phone, you do not need to deposit any money to call 911. You will be asked some questions about the emergency. If you have a health question that is not an emergency, you can call 811 to find information from the Provincial Health Hotline. Some other important phone numbers (Again, do not dial these numbers in an emergency. Dial 911):

Moose Jaw City Police (non-emergency) 306 694 7600
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (non-emergency) 306 310 7267
Moose Jaw Union Hospital 306 694 0200
SaskEnergy Natural Gas Emergency 1 888 700 0427

Schools Schools in Moose Jaw usually run from the beginning of September of one year to the end of June the next year. Classes are usually Mondays to Fridays, from about 8:45 AM to about 3:45 PM. The times may be a little different from school to school. There are no regular classes during July and August. Moose Jaw has two school divisions, both of which are publicly funded through taxes and government grants. One, Prairie South School Division is what is called a public school. The second, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic School Division, is a Catholic school division, which is also called a separate school. Both of these school divisions have elementary schools (Kindergarten to Grade 8) and secondary schools (Grades 9 to 12). Students graduate from a school division after they successfully complete Grade 12. To find out more about these divisions and their schools, click on the info links. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Separate School Division Prairie South School Division There is also a Francophone Immersion school for K – 12 for French-speaking children. To find out more, click the info link. Moose Jaw also has a K – 12 independent school called the Cornerstone Christian School. To find out more, click the info link.

Health Care/Medical Services

Moose Jaw is in the Five Hills Health Region. Health Care in this region is given by trained doctors and nurses. You can get care at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital, at a walk-in medical clinic, or at the office of a personal physician (a doctor who has his own office to see patients in). You must show your Health Card to get services for free. Many people have a personal physician that they can see whenever they need. Some doctors are too busy to take new patients. To see which doctors are can take new patients, click on the info link.

If you are unable to find a personal doctor, you can always use the walk-in clinics. To find these, click on the info link.

Help Lines

Sometimes people find themselves in abusive or threatening situations. Maybe a person you know has frightened or hurt you or your children. There are some emergency numbers to call if something like this happens and you need some help quickly. The following numbers do not keep your name or number, so they will not ever call you back.

24 Hour Abuse Line 1 800 214 7083
Kids Help Phone (24 hours) 1 800 668 6868
Moose Jaw Transition House (24 hours) 1 306 693 6511
Child Protection Services Monday-Friday (8 AM – 5 PM) 306 694 3647
Other times 306 631 4306
Moose Jaw and District Victim Services 1 306 694 7624

Other Help Lines

Sometimes people need some extra community support for some problem in their lives. Some of these extra support groups are listed below.

Al-Anon 306 691 5811
Alcoholics Anonymous 306 693 6888
Wakamow Manor Detox Centre 306 694 4030
Five Hills Mental Health and Addiction Services 306 691 6464
Southern Saskatchewan Area Narcotics Anonymous (24 h) 306 757 6600
John Howard Society 306 693 0777

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