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    Minister Rajan Sawhney

    Rajan Sawhney was appointed Minister of Community and Social Services on April 30, 2019.

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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

Get a service dog, service dog assessment and supports for service dog organizations.
Maintains budgets at record levels for health and education, and focuses on getting Alberta back to work.

Alberta Supports

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

Clare’s Law

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.

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