Covenant Foundation raises funds to help support 21 Covenant facilities across the province by providing the highest quality care to patients and residents.
Banff Mineral Springs Hospital
The Banff Mineral Springs Hospital provides quality, responsive medical services, including emergency, specialized orthopedic, plastic and vascular surgery, continuing care and primary care to the local community, and visitors from around the world.
Banff Mineral Springs Hospital is home to "St. Martha's Place" a continuing care centre named in honour of the hospital's founding Sisters, which provides a high standard of individualized care to 25 residents. The department aims to maintain and promote independence and health, prevent illness, and ensure dignity and individual self-worth, and provides an environment that encourages physical, psychological and spiritual well being.
Chateau Vitaline is nestled in Beaumont and provides care for seniors who need assistance with daily living. The centre includes 46 supportive living suites and three lodge suites.
At Chateau Vitaline, supportive living means maintaining residents’ independence, health and well-being. Residents' physical, emotional and spiritual needs are met while respecting their privacy and lifestyle choices. Supportive living provides accommodation and support services with the goal of assisting residents to have meaning and purpose in their life.
Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre
Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre provides long-term care, sub-acute care and hospice care to a diverse population in the Edmonton city centre, following a deep-rooted tradition of healing the body, enriching the mind and nurturing the soul. The facility also provides a number of additional community programs and services including the G.F MacDonald Centre for Lung Health; Cultural (Ming Ai) long-term care; and Hemodialysis long-term care
Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns), the Edmonton General was Edmonton’s first hospital. In 1989, after the construction of the Grey Nuns Hospital in southeast Edmonton, the Edmonton General was transitioned to a Continuing Care Centre.
A Covenant Living facility in Calgary, Evanston Summit is a faith-based community focused on creating an environment aligned with resident values. The Summit offers a safe and active community that nurtures relationships, active lifestyles and personal well-being. It also offers peace of mind with scheduled doctor visits, educational sessions from health and wellness professionals and emergency response if needed.
Foyer Lacombe is located in St. Albert along with the St. Albert Catholic Parish Church and the Star of the North Retreat Centre. The building overlooks a scenic view of grass and trees. It is connected by a hallway to the New Foyer independent living suites, which are managed and operated by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI).
Located in Garry Station, West Lethbridge, this 102-bed supportive living centre is set to open in Spring 2022. The state-of-the-art centre is designed to benefit the Lethbridge community as a whole, providing warm and nurturing care to seniors in their home community so they can remain close to friends and families.
Garry Station will have a modern prairie style with outdoor patio and gardens. The three-story home will be purpose-built with many special features to enable seniors to remain independent, active and connected members of their community. Some of these features will include an abundance of natural light, a beautiful chapel and common areas for family gatherings. Seniors will live in small, home-like groupings of 17 suites, each with its own private entry, kitchen and dining.
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Opened in 1988 by the Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns), the Grey Nuns Community Hospital provides a full range of health services to a diverse and growing urban community in southeast Edmonton including a 24-hour emergency department; general and vascular surgery; intensive and cardiac care; children's health; mental health; women’s health; and diagnostics. The Hospital's tertiary palliative care unit is world-renowned for its delivery of care and teaching practices to patients at end-of-life.
Holy Cross Manor
Located in Calgary, Holy Cross Manor meets the various and changing needs of residents. The centre features a home-like design and ensures a safe environment while promoting independence.
At Holy Cross Manor, supportive living means providing those supports that help to maintain its residents’ independence, health and well-being. Physical, emotional and spiritual needs of its residents are met while respecting their privacy and lifestyle choices.
Located in Lethbridge, Martha’s House is an independent living facility operated by Covenant Health under St. Michael’s Housing Association.
Misericordia Community Hospital
The Misericordia Community Hospital provides a full range of acute care services to a diverse and growing community in west Edmonton. The acute care facility offers 24-hour emergency care; general medicine and surgery; orthopedics; urology; plastic surgery; intensive and coronary care; pediatrics; geriatrics; mental health; womens' health; diagnostics; and ambulatory care.
The Misericordia Sisters opened the hospital in downtown Edmonton in 1900. In 1969, the Misericordia Hospital moved to Edmonton's west end.
Saint-Thomas Health Centre
Built by the francophone community of Edmonton in response to the needs of its aging French speaking population, services at Saint-Thomas are offered to clients and residents in both French and English. Francophone culture is also prominently displayed throughout the building.
Saint-Thomas was constructed to include independent apartments as well as a supportive living area with 138 beds, including provisions for Alzheimer and dementia patients.
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital
St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital in Edmonton is home to persons with complex medical needs who receive compassionate, holistic, 24-hour nursing care. The facility also offers palliative care and other valued supports to the local community, including a community day support program and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis program. Palliative Hospice Care enables terminally ill patients to access care in a supportive environment that focuses on maintaining quality of life and personal comfort.
St. Joseph's General Hospital
With a history dating back to 1910 and the founding Sisters of Charity of Notre Dame d’Evron, the hospital offers the highest standard of acute care and out-patient services in the heart of rural Alberta, in Vegreville. Programs and services include emergency medicine; a cardiology clinic; diagnostic services; a gynecological outpatient clinic; hemodialysis; internal medicine; occupational and physical therapy; orthopedic surgery; pediatric services; palliative care; respiratory therapy; ultrasound; and the Well Woman Clinic.
St. Joseph's Home
St. Joseph’s Home was opened by the Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus in 1951, and provides a safe secure assisted living program, respite care and palliative care services in Medicine Hat.
St. Margeurite Manor & Dulcina Hospice
St. Marguerite Manor meets the various and changing needs of 102 residents in Calgary. The centre features a home-like design and ensures a safe environment while promoting independence.
Dulcina Hospice is a 26-bed residential hospice located within St. Marguerite where an interdisciplinary team provides compassionate, end-of-life care in collaboration with the resident and his or her family.
St. Michael's Health Centre
St. Michael’s Health Centre ensures personal choice, dignity and respect for its 48 long-term care residents, 24 rehab patients, 24 community support beds, 84 supportive living residents, 12 mental health residents and 10 palliative care residents in Lethbridge. Patients and residents are accommodated in individual and personalized rooms in small home-like groupings. The facility embraces diversity within its multi-cultural environment and is committed to serving people of all faiths, culture and circumstances.
St. Teresa Place
St. Therese Villa
Villa Caritas is an acute mental health facility focusing on the care of seniors with complex mental and medical health issues. The mission of Villa Caritas is to assess, stabilize, and treat patients and transition them back to the most appropriate care setting in the community.
Staff members at Villa Caritas work to improve the mental health of seniors with the goal of maximizing function and capability in all areas of their lives. Family involvement is encouraged and supported for optimum long-term outcomes. Villa Caritas is a flagship facility for providing care to seniors with mental health issues. With an aging population, Villa’s role in the care of seniors in the Edmonton region is increasingly vital.
Villa Marie meets the various and changing needs of residents in Red Deer. The community features a home-like design and ensures a safe environment while promoting independence.
Combining the original Nursing Home built in 1963 and a new facility that opened in 2006, Youville Home provides long-term and palliative care to approximately 220 elders in a cozy, home-like atmosphere in St. Albert.
The Grey Nuns arrived in St. Albert in 1863, immediately establishing an orphanage, a school and a hospital to serve the needs of Indigenous communities and settlers. In 1941, the Grey Nuns made the care of the elderly their special focus in St. Albert. Since their arrival, more than 400 Grey Nuns have provided over 3000 combined years of service to the community.
Covenant Foundation respectfully acknowledges that our central office and several foundation-supported Covenant sites are located on Treaty 6 territory and Region 4 of the Métis Nation of Alberta, a traditional land and gathering place of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit, and many others. We also support Covenant sites all across Alberta on Treaty 4, 6 and 7 territory, as well as the Regions 2, 3 and 4 of the Métis Nation of Alberta. We honour and respect the people whose histories, languages and cultures have been here for thousands of years and continue to influence our vibrant community. We are grateful for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us. We make this acknowledgement as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside on or are visiting.