Southern Alcare Manor

Southern Alcare Manor (SAM)

520 - 7th Street South
Lethbridge Alberta
T1J 2H1


  • Name Ron Fromm
  • Position Executive Director
  • Phone (403) 328-0955
  • Email

Main Contact

  • Name Holly Lemiex
  • Position Senior Key Worker
  • Phone (403) 328-0955
  • Email

Director since January, 2003. Undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology.

Programs & Services

Program based on Post Traumatic Stress, with emphasis on seeking safety. Abstinence based model, with zero tolerance of use of alcohol or drugs. First 30 days includes programming, with help and encouragement to find employment or schooling after 30 days. SAM links clients with services needed and available in the community.

Southern Alcare Manor


Southern Alcare Manor is a 25 bed facility providing services to adults dealing with addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling. Preference is given to clients seeking services for these issues.

  • Beds 25
  • Population Male or Female
  • Age Adult (18+)
  • Sources CSC,Province,Fundraising, Donations.
  • Exclusions Disabilities prohibiting use of stairs; romantic/intimate relationships with other residents.
  • Criteria Must be adult, clean and sober at least 5 days.

Application Process

By direct contact (phone or web or mail) and through OMS system.

Community Involvement

Unless gambling addicted, residents of SAM participate in the Lethbridge Community Bingo Association, raising funds for SAM. SAM is a registered charity, and fundraising provides a portion of our revenues. Recreation opportunities are provided at least monthly, and involvement of community stakeholders is fostered.

Local Parole Office

Lethbridge Area Parole Office
  • Phone (403) 382-4780
  • Fax (403) 382-4781