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.
A plan for jobs and the economy.
Send a message to Premier Jason Kenney, invite him to attend an event, or request a congratulatory message or scroll.
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.
New online child care subsidy application
Use this tool to apply for and renew your child care subsidies.
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.
- Oct 31, 2019
Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz issued the following statement to recognize Halloween:
- Oct 30, 2019
Budget 2019 provides $1 million more for Advancing Futures, a program giving youth who have been in care more financial support to pursue post-secondary studies and learn life skills.
- Oct 21, 2019
Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz issued the following statement on Foster and Kinship Caregiver Week 2019: