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    Minister Mickey Amery

    Mickey Amery was sworn in as Minister of Children's Services on October 24, 2022.

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Mandate letter

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

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Accomplishments

Consistent, sustainable funding allows child advocacy centres to provide coordinated and child-friendly services and supports to children and youth who have experienced abuse.

$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.

Two graphic novels on youth suicide prevention have been created by/for First Nations and Métis youth. These resources support youth suicide prevention and mental health promotion.

Key information

Our responsibilities

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.

In focus

Budget

Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.

Subsidies are available to offset the cost of child care for eligible families.

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