Greenview will update this page with all information and resources for residents who have been evacuated due to wildfires in the area as well as information for donations, livestock moving etc. Please watch all red sections on the Greenview website and our official Facebook pages for updated and timestamped posts for residents.
Returning Safely | Welcome Home Guide and Resources
Please review the Welcome Home Guide links below for important information to help you safely return to your home, including first steps, utility information, water safety, insurance information, FireSmart and more.
Welcome Home – A Guide to Re-Entry into your Home After an Evacuation
Access Addiction & Mental Health Support 1-888-594-0211
24/7 Mental Health Helpline 1-877-303-2642
Healthlink – 811
Indigenous Support Line 1-844-944-4744
- This is a dedicated support line to assist all Indigenous people in helping navigate the health system.
Province announces an Emergency Evacuation Payment
Alberta residents who had to leave their homes because of mandatory wildfire evacuation orders may be eligible for a one-time evacuation payment to help with accommodations, food and other necessities.
Eligible families will receive:
- $1,250 for each adult
- $500 for each dependent under the age of 18
You may qualify for the evacuation payment if you:
- had to leave your home for 7 days or more due to an evacuation order
- are 18 years or older (payments are also available for dependants)
Please visit the Alberta.ca website here for more information: Alberta Emergency Evacuation Payment
Donations of clothing and personal hygiene items can be dropped off at Glitz’d Boutique in Valleyview.
Please call Beany at (780) 524-7556
The following list may be available for transportation of any livestock. Please contact them directly. If you are unable to move your livestock, please mark all livestock with blue or green spray paint, if possible, before evacuating so that your animals will be identified for Greenview.
For residents in or close to the Valleyview area, the Valleyview Agricultural Society has space for approximately 300 livestock; please call to speak with Joni at 780-524-8641 or BJ at 780-552-3428 to inquire about space.
Information on agriculture and livestock for evacuees – 310-4455
|Billy Loewen||780-831-9115||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Dash Trucking (Daniel)||780-834-0201||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Dwayne & Kyra Patterson||780-814-4222||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Josh Pinette||780-228-6529||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Keith Stevenson||780-524-2617||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Wesley Trucking (Dennis)||780-876-4449||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Berry Klimp||780-552-3538||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Richard Hughes||780-501-1944||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Allen Rycroft||780-897-8827||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner|
|Jason kooster||780-625-8805||Livestock Hauling Equipment||Cattle Liner
|Conrad Tschetter||780-552-4306||Land for Relocation||Cattle Liner
May 5, 2023:
Request for Assistance from the Community – Do you have fenced land with access to a water source that you could make available to house displaced livestock?
Are you located west of Range Road 253 or north of Greenview? Do you have available bales to donate? Please add your information to a SmartSheet by visiting https://app.smartsheet.com/…/d23c46763091467bbaf4346cbf… or call the MD of Greenview Agricultural Services at 780-524-7621 to let us know what resources you have to assist during this time. A reminder to livestock owners to discuss payment prior to livestock pickup.
The Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies has posted a list of available sites on their website to accommodate evacuees – both people and livestock. Here is the link: SPACE FOR CAMPERS & LIVESTOCK – AAAS
People who are affected by the wildfires and are looking for livestock space can contact Alberta Auction Markets. All auction markets have space for livestock and they have a list on their website: Alberta Auction Markets Association. You can also call: North: 780-789-3915 South: 403-358-0456
Alberta Beef Producers has posted a map of facilities available for evacuated animals HERE
Alberta Equestrian Federation has created an emergency directory for owners in need to connect with those that can help HERE If you can provide assistance or need assistance, you can register on their directory.
Alberta Veterinary Medical Association has a searchable vet directory if you are looking for vet services for impacted livestock HERE
Livestock producers who are in need of grazing options during this emergency situation can call 310-LAND (5263) to be connected with a local agrologist. The government is accepting applications for temporary grazing on vacant public lands.
If you are able to provide feed / hay for those affected, you can post a free ad on www.farmingtheweb.ca use FIREAB in your ad so it can be easily searched. Land owners and managers with potential insurance coverage/claims should get in touch with their providers as soon as possible. Some claim windows may be as short as two weeks from the fire event.