The Sheep River Health Trust began as a women’s auxiliary, raising money for the Oilfields General Hospital through small funding efforts. In 1994 the Oilfields Foundation was established as a registered charitable organization to raise funds for the hospital and the adjoining senior’s long term care facility, Rising Sun Long Term Care, in Black Diamond.
In 2004 Okotoks region was added to the Oilfields Foundation mandate. The Oilfields / Okotoks Foundation was renamed to the Sheep River Health Trust. The organization has expanded its services from funding equipment purchases to also supporting wellness programs and facilitating health services.
The Sheep River Health Trust is dedicated to supporting the provision of comprehensive health services in the Foothills area. The Health Trust aims to promote health and wellbeing throughout our local communities by working in partnership with the residents of the area.
The SRHT is a registered charitable organization which raises funds to support health services and wellness programs for the residents of Longview, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Millarville, DeWinton, Okotoks, and the surrounding rural area.
To actively promote and provide funding for health and wellness programs in the SRHT area.
To support a full portfolio of health and wellness services and provide comprehensive healthcare, complimenting Alberta Health Services