The City of Grande Prairie's Mobile Outreach Program (MOP) is a diversion program focused on mitigating the impacts of street level social disorder, addiction and public intoxication. MOP assists businesses and residents in handling their concerns related to the street engaged population. Concerns may include: trespassing, loitering, disturbances, public intoxication, needle debris and encampments.
The MOP is intended to provide immediate support for a client’s basic needs and navigation through local service systems such as emergency shelters, health care, addictions treatment and housing.
Services MOP provides include:
- Response to community
- Improved access to social services
- Transportation to a safe place
- Connection of clients to community resources (addictions and mental health services, housing resources, etc.) and supplies (water, snacks, information)
- Assistance with client appointments, regular check in with clients and positive relationships.
To contact the Mobile Outreach Program for assistance, please call 780-830-7094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MOP is available Monday- Friday 7:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.