Breton is a 911 Community. For police, fire, or ambulance service, just dial 9-1-1 for emergency service. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Village Office at 780-696-3636.
Breton contracts fire services from Brazeau County. A fire station is located in the Village of Breton and is manned by volunteer firefighters and a full-time Fire Chief.
The Village of Breton is served by a local detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). It is comprised of three members and is supervised by the S/Sgt out of Drayton Valley. This detachment is responsible for 1,100 square miles including Breton, Winfield, Buck Lake, Alder Flats, Buck Creek and Lindale. It enforces Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes.
The Cardium Victim Services Unit provides immediate crisis intervention to people who are victims of crime, trauma or tragedy within the Breton, Drayton Valley and Evansburg RCMP Detachment areas. A Co-ordinator, Assistant Co-ordinator and trained volunteer advocates provide assistance and referral services.
Associated Ambulance Services provides 24 hour a day ambulance service to the Breton area. Assistance is readily available when required with an ambulance stationed in the Breton Medical Centre and ambulance attendants living within the Village.
Breton offers an extended care hospital at the Breton Health Centre, and a clinic at the Medical Centre. The hospital has 23 long-term care beds; the conversion of these beds from acute care to long-term care was completed and officially opened in the fall of 1994.
BRETON MEDICAL CENTRE
In the same building as the extended care hospital is the Breton Medical Centre. It is open three days per week. The doctors for this facility are based out of Drayton Valley, but schedule certain days to provide services in Breton. Laboratory services are available to patients right at the Medical Centre. After 5 pm, there is no doctor on call. Emergencies must go to the nearby hospitals or call the ambulance.
Spruce View Court is a seniors housing complex, owned by the Municipal Government and run by the Brazeau Seniors Foundation. There are 18 self-contained suites. Rents are based on 30% of income.