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    Minister Jason Luan

    Jason Luan was sworn in as Minister of Community and Social Services on July 8, 2021.

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  • Parliamentary secretary Jeremy Nixon

    Parliamentary Secretary Jeremy Nixon

    Jeremy Nixon was appointed parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Community and Social Services for Civil Society on November 23, 2021.

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Accomplishments

Image of two people holding hands with text saying informing people at risk of domestic violence.

Alberta’s version of Clare’s Law gives people at risk of domestic violence the option to find out if their intimate partner has a violent or abusive past.

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The governments of Alberta and Canada are providing $8 million to help Hope Mission rebuild the Herb Jamieson Centre, which provides shelter for homeless men in Edmonton.

Key information

  • Budget 2022 maintains funding of $3.9 billion for Community and Social Services.
  • Alberta Supports helps more than 650,000 people each year – online, by phone and in-person.

Our responsibilities

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.

In focus

Budget

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

Get a service dog, service dog assessment and supports for service dog organizations.

Alberta Supports

Helping people connect with a range of programs and services to meet their unique needs.

Residential Access Modification Program

Supporting low income Albertans with mobility challenges to make their homes more accessible.

Help and support

Contact information (PDF, 509 KB) for organizations providing help and support to Albertans.

Latest news

  • Jul 30, 2022

    Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Tyler Shandro, Minister of Children’s Services Matt Jones, Minister of Labour and Immigration Kaycee Madu, Minister of Community and Social Services Jason Luan and Associate Minister of Status of Women Jackie Armstrong-Homeniuk issued the following statements on World Day against Trafficking in Persons:

  • Jul 08, 2022

    All sectors and sizes of organizations can now apply for grants up to $500,000 through the third round of the Civil Society Fund.

  • Jun 24, 2022

    Alberta’s government is providing $300,000 and qualifying three additional organizations to raise, train, test and place service dogs.

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