Find out about adoption processes and statistics, and access adoption records and other post-adoption services.
Funding and supports are available for youth who have been in care, as they pursue post-secondary studies and prepare for adulthood.
Lower-income families with children may be eligible for the ACB to help provide a better quality of life for their children.
Funding, supports and services for families and child care staff and operators.
How to become a guardian, foster parent or kinship caregiver, and support for caregivers.
Services, supports and resources to protect children and youth from harmful situations.
Find supports and know what happens when child abuse, neglect or sexual exploitation are reported.
Provide a safe, nurturing, healthy and stable home for an Indigenous child in need of care.
Alberta’s network of 59 Parent Link Centres provide parents and caregivers with free resources and support.
Cabinet ministers are in charge of specific government ministries and are responsible for policy matters and issues related to the day-to-day operation of government.
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Suicide prevention graphic novels
Two graphic novels and videos on youth suicide prevention have been created by and for First Nations and Métis youth. These resources support youth suicide prevention and mental health promotion for Indigenous children, youth and families.
Alberta Youth Suicide Prevention Plan
Building Strength, Inspiring Hope: A Provincial Action Plan for Youth Suicide Prevention 2019-2024 outlines evidence-informed actions that will build community capacity, provide supports and services focused on recovery and growth, and ultimately reduce youth suicide in Alberta.
Improving the child intervention system
New legislation is helping protect children and support families.
Children’s Services focuses on early intervention, child development and delivering supports and services to children, youth and families. It works to ensure that children 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.
- Sep 16, 2019
The Alberta government has awarded 16 young people the 2019 Great Kids Award for inspiring and changing the lives of others.
- Sep 10, 2019
Two new graphic novels developed for First Nations and Métis youth will help start conversations about suicide prevention.
- Aug 19, 2019
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Minister’s Awards of Excellence in Child Development.