Northwest Territories Evacuees

 NWT Fire 2023 Aug. 20 Update

  • The Grande Prairie Reception Centre hours are:  
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday 
    • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 
  • The Reception Centre phone line remains open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.  
  • Alberta reception and registration centre locations for evacuees Northwest Territories wildfire evacuation | 
  • The Reception Centre is located in the gymnasium at the south entrance of the Alliance Church.  
  • NWT residents and evacuees can call 811 in the territory and 1-844-259-1793 out of territory to ask questions about evacuation.  
  • Alberta’s Wildfire Information Center is stood up to support NWT Evacuees coming to Alberta with information and assistance. For assistance and to access supports call:  
    • 310-4455 in Alberta (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily) 
    • 1-877-770-4636 from outside Alberta (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily) 
  • The Pregnancy Care Centre is offering support for pregnant and new parents. The Centre is located at 9909 – 102 Street, Suite 525, Grande Prairie, AB. Regular business hours are 
    • Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
    • Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  
    • For after-hours urgent support, please call or text their Options Hotline at 780-533-2532. For all other matters, please call 780-533-2888. 


Media enquires may be directed to:  

GPREP Information Officer