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    Minister Searle Turton

    Searle Turton was sworn in as Minister of Children and Family Services on June 9, 2023.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Children and Family Services outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Our responsibilities

Children and Family Services focuses on prevention, early intervention, child development and delivering supports and services to children, youth and families, including those related to family violence. It works to ensure that children and families in Alberta have the tools they need to thrive in healthy families and communities. The ministry engages with Indigenous leaders and communities, the Government of Canada, other Government of Alberta ministries, community agencies and other stakeholders.

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In focus

Taking quick, effective action to cut costs and deliver relief to help families, businesses and vulnerable Albertans.
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Help and financial supports for Albertans fleeing domestic or intimate partner violence, and resources for prevention.

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