The COVID-19 Community Care Program: Food & Pharmacy helps ensure residents of the GPREP service area have continued access to essential items, like food and medication, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program is dedicated to helping vulnerable individuals and families – those at heightened risk who have no other supports available, and are in urgent need of food, medication and essential goods.
Residents of all ages from the GPREP service area (see description below) who have an urgent need for essential goods because they:
These goods include:
Those seeking assistance can fill out an online request form below. You may also call the COVID-19 Community Care Program Hotline at 780-830-7070.
Once a request is made, you will receive a call back from a program assessor within 24-hours of making your online or phone request. They will conduct an assessment to see if you meet the program’s criteria. If you are approved, a driver will deliver your goods.
Deliveries will be made within 72 hours.
For those who will be paying for their items, the program accepts cheques and credit cards only.
City of Grande Prairie and County of Grande Prairie staff will be utilized as delivery personnel. Safety precautions are in place to protect citizens and drivers. The program will protect the confidentiality of those who participate.
Prior to calling us, first call your pharmacy to have your prescription filled. Ask your pharmacist if they deliver.
If you are calling regarding any health concerns please contact 811 or if you have an emergency please call 911.
The primary source of information for Albertans about COVID-19 is Alberta.ca/covid19.