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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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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 2020 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 2021

Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.

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, 2021

    Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu, Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz, Minister of Community and Social Services Jason Luan, Associate Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism Muhammad Yaseen and Associate Minister of Status of Women Whitney Issik issued the following statements on World Day against Trafficking in Persons:

  • Jun 05, 2021

    Minister of Health Tyler Shandro and Minister of Community and Social Services Rajan Sawhney issued the following joint statement to mark Brain Injury Awareness Month:

  • Jun 03, 2021

    Minister of Community and Social Services Rajan Sawhney issued the following statement on Medicine Hat’s achievement to end chronic homelessness:

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