Who we are
We are a Crisis Prevention Centre that supports all individuals when experiencing stress, emotional distress, loneliness, and suicidal thoughts.
Everyone has the emotional resiliency to meet life’s challenges.
Empowering individuals to meet life’s challenges and building their capacity to support others.
Compassion, Respect, Empowerment, Responsiveness, Wellness.
Some Other Solutions is governed by an exemplary group of individuals who make up the Board of Directors. They bring exceptional skills, vision and experience from a variety backgrounds to lead strategic direction, governance and accountability.
The Board is committed to ensuring Some Other Solution remains an accessible, innovative and compassionate agency that delivers excellent service and resources to our community.
Ryder Spence– Chair
Ryder joined Some Other Solutions January 2017 as a director. Since his move to Fort McMurray in February 2016, Ryder has sought out a source to fuel his passion for volunteer work and found that when he was referred to Some Other Solutions. Ryder believes strongly in supporting the community that he lives in and quickly identified with the values of SOS, and recently he has taken on the Chair role.
Ryder is currently a Commercial Relationship Manager and has worked with Servus Credit Union for seven years. He previously served members of the Credit Union at their Red Deer, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge branches, providing relationship management, credit analysis, and operating, real estate and construction financing. Ryder believes in building relationships with members through open, honest communication. When he is not at work Ryder enjoys snowboarding, exercising, and travelling.
Each person we meet or serve all have the ability to choose their direction in life; what we do is partner with them, hold them capable, empowering them to face the many challenges and obstacles life may present.
Jason King, Executive Director