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HelpSeeker matches people with the resources and support they need

HelpSeeker is a free location-based help services app that allows you to filter categories and find the closest, most relevant service for your needs with complete privacy.

The app connects you to thousands of community, health and social services, programs and resources for: mental health, counselling, parenting, addictions, domestic violence, housing, shelters, recreation, and more.

We are going national!

With 1000s of services listed in Alberta and rapidly expanding throughout Canada, we know you will find the help you’re searching for. Follow us on social media to find out which community we are coming to next.

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Optimized for desktop & smartphones

Not only is HelpSeeker optimized for all desktops, laptops, and tablets but it is also available as a user-friendly app which utilizes geo-locations and filters to match users with the closest most relevant services.

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about us

HelpSeeker was founded to solve an important problem: “How can people who are struggling find the right help with the push of a button?”

Co-founders Dr. Alina Turner and Travis Turner live and breathe for social impact, and HelpSeeker is a way for them to invest passion and expertise to make significant social impact across Canada and beyond.

Dr. Alina Turner is an expert researcher, published writer and strategic thinker on diverse social issues with a 20-year track-record of implementing results at an executive leadership level.

Travis Turner has spent the past 15 years as a school administrator, learning leader, and teacher in the public school system. He has diverse expertise in working with at-risk youth, social policy and technology innovation.

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Funded in part by the Government of Canada's Homelessness Partnering Strategy – Innovative Solutions to Homelessness program.

Financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada par le biais des Solutions novatrices à l’itinérance de la Stratégie des partenariats de lutte contre l’itinérance.

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Listing: Any help provider from the nonprofit, public, private or voluntary sector can list and update their programs or locations.

  • 200 /yr 1-5 listings
  • 300 /yr 6-10 listings
  • 500 /yr 11-20 listings

For more than 20 listings please contact HelpSeeker for a custom quote.

* Plus GST
  • Program/location name
  • Program/location description
  • Space for company logo/picture
  • Category filter selection
  • Hours of Operation
  • Address
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Occupancy
  • Click-to-call and email direct contact
  • Notification of new reviews
  • Traffic analytics of user interactions with your listings
  • Benchmark data to compare your programs to similar services at a city, provincial, and national level
  • Access to user feedback & ratings per listing
  • Customizable charts
  • Download options into Excel for analysis
  • Dashboard set-up technical support
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System/Asset Mapping


System planning organizations:

  • Funders
  • Government departments
  • Coalitions

This solution is meant for those organizations looking to better coordinate community resources in their portfolio or region.This process involves key stakeholders working with our team to develop a solution that meets your unique needs.

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  • System Analytics Dashboard:
  • Traffic analytics of all area listings (programs and locations)
  • Track trends of user feedback on services
  • Benchmarking of listings by filter categories at a city, provincial, and national level
  • Customizable charts
  • Download options into Excel for analysis
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Community resources:
  • Real-time inventory and map of community resources in custom region or area of focus.
  • System Capacity / Occupancy Report:
  • System Capacity / Occupancy Report includes number of total spaces per listing category and spaces available in real time.
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