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Community and Social Services provides supports for families and communities, and helps Albertans access disability services, financial supports, services for the homeless, and other social-based programs. This ministry supports Albertans through a person-centred, integrated service delivery model that recognizes the unique circumstances, experiences and strengths of individuals and families.
Helping people connect with a range of programs and services to meet their unique needs.
Giving people at risk of domestic violence the option to apply for information about an intimate partner’s violent past.
Residential Access Modification Program
Supporting low income Albertans with mobility challenges to make their homes more accessible.
- Nov 01, 2020
Hon Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Community and Social Services issued the following statement recognizing November as Family Violence Prevention Month:
- Aug 05, 2020Alberta to provide additional COVID-19 homelessness supports | L'Alberta fournit des mesures d’appui supplémentaires aux sans-abri pendant la pandémie de COVID-19
Alberta’s government is providing an additional $48 million to continue providing supports for people struggling with homelessness during the pandemic.
- Jul 31, 2020
Alberta’s Government is working with shelters in Edmonton to transition to 24/7 access including day services for people experiencing homelessness.