What We Do

Medicine Hat Family Service (MHFS) is pleased to provide you with a full list of services that are made available by our qualified counsellors on staff who specialize in personal and family issues. 

Mission Statement

Medicine Hat Family Service is a private, not-for-profit organization providing a diverse range of professional support and counselling services to individuals, couples, and families experiencing life's challenges.


Thank You to everyone that has supported us with our fundraising events!

From Monday, June 14, 2021 – June 20, 2021, Friends of the Family will participate in a walkathon to raise money for the Medicine Hat Family Service. The funds raised support valuable programming and counselling services aimed at preserving and strengthening families in times of need, change, and growth. We hope you will join us!

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In the mean time, you can help us make a significant difference in improving individual and family life.

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Medicine Hat Family Service Celebrates over 50 years of service to families in our community!

On December 19, 1966 Medicine Hat Family Service was incorporated under the Alberta Society Act. The agency actually started in 1957 as Medicine Hat Catholic Family Service.

Click here to hear more about our story!


Our COVID-19 Response

Medicine Hat Family Service, Board and Staff extend sincere appreciation and thanks to the following. Your donation made it possible for us to support individuals and families in our community during Covid- 19 in 2020 -2021.

A brief COVID-19 update!

Please note we are back to seeing clients face-to-face as well as continuing to offer telephone and online video counselling services to those who wish to do so.We are asking that all clients use hand sanitizer that is provided at the door upon entering the office, masks are also provided to clients. Masks must be worn at reception and when being escorted to the counselling room.

We ask that you come at your appointment time as we are not allowing clients to wait in the waiting room at this time. If you are sick, or have been in contact with someone who has been, please stay home and re-book your appointment.

Please note that policies are subject to change.

Thanks for keeping our community safe!

MHFS staff


RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities Donation

Medicine Hat Family Service is grateful to the RBC Wealth Management team in Medicine Hat and RBC Foundation for making a significant donation to assist us with further counselling subsidies to families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dave Smith, Lonnie Schick,

Todd O’Reilly, Nick Punko,

Craig Elder and their teams!


The Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta

A big thank you to the Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta for donating funds to assist us in supporting individuals and families in our community during COVID-19. We received $8,000! Please see their website for further information https://cfsea.ca/news/spring-re-purposing-grants/.