Child Intervention – Appeal a decision

Know how and when to appeal Child Intervention decisions and how to take part in an appeal hearing.

Services and information

Know when you can appeal a decision Child Intervention makes and how to file or withdraw an appeal.

Find out what happens before, during and after an appeal hearing.

Information about the Citizen’s Appeal Panel administered by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.


If you disagree with a decision Child Intervention makes about your child or family, you may be able to appeal it.

Find out how to appeal.


The Appeals Secretariat is a neutral government office that runs separately from Child Intervention.

Connect with the Appeals Secretariat:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed 12 to 1 pm and statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2709
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-1088

2nd floor, Agronomy Centre
6903 116 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 5Z2