Aventa Addiction Treatment for Women

Address:610 – 25 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 0L6
Phone:(403) 245-9050
Fax:(403) 245-9485


Hours of Operation: 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week
Fees:Subsidy, sliding scale or financial support for fees are available.
Brief Description of Services Provided:

Aventa provides trauma informed, abstinence based, addiction treatment services for women. Aventa has provided addiction treatment services exclusively for women for since 1970. There are three phases of treatment offered at Aventa; Phase I is a program that offers priority admission for pregnant women who require immediate support and stabilization. Phase II is a six week intensive residential program that provides therapeutic individual and group counselling. Phase III is a three month residential treatment program for women who have completed Aventa’s Phase II or Young Adult Treatment (YAT) Program. Young Adult Treatment  (YAT) program is a collaboration between Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Aventa, for women 18 - 24 years of age. Clients wanting to apply for the 90 Day YAT program must be referred by an AHS Addiction and Mental Health Counsellor.

Aventa also provides onsite medical services to Clients in Aventa programming, a parenting program, financial literacy program, recreation, and fitness centre. In addition, Aventa provides After Care support which includes;  Continuing Care Program is a weekly counsellor led support group focused on issues affecting the well-being of women and maintenance of their recovery. All Aventa Alumnae can attend these meetings. Alumnae Birthday Celebrations are monthly celebrations open to any clean and sober Aventa Alumnae who want to share their success and celebrate their sobriety birthday.


Special Populations:Court Involved, Pregnant Women
Referral Process:Complete application and fax it in. Call to book an assessment.
Programs Offered:

Phase II Residential
6 week residential or day treatment

Phase III Residential
Long term residential treatment (3 months)

Restrictions or Exclusions Criteria: Abstinence-based