Elpida House East

Catholic Social Services
  • Phone 780-479-2464
  • Fax (780) 421-8434


  • Name Joanne Harris
  • Position Program Manager
  • Phone 780-378-2436
  • Email

Main Contact

  • Position Team Leader
  • Phone 780-479-2464

Programs & Services

The emphasis of Elpida East is to maintain community safety. Staff members are responsible for the day-to-day supervison of residents through the use of house rules/regulations. These include documentation of resident’s activities (including periodic checks of these activities), curfews, and close liaison with supervising authorities.

Elpida East is designed as an independent living model. There are 5 self-contained apartments housing 2-4 residents per unit.

Elpida House East


"Elpida" is a Greek word for Hope. The goal of Epida House East is to assist men who are on Federal parole, with or without indentified substance abuse problems, to establish a positive support system, learn independent living, and make a successful transition back into the community as productive members of society.

  • Beds 18
  • Population Male Adults
  • Age 18+

Application Process

By referral from Institutional and Community Parole Officers. Elpida East is a Community Residential Facility that houses Federal offenders on conditional release in the community. This may include Day Parole, Full Parole, and Statutory Release Voluntary or Statutory Release With Residency.

When determining if an offender is suitable for residency in our facility, primary factors are community and staff safety. Other factors may include programming the individual has successfully completed, as well as the level of motivation towards change and leading a law-abiding pro-social lifestyle

Local Parole Office

Edmonton Area Parole Office
  • Phone 780-495-4900