Family supports

Child and family services, interventions and support programs, and the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate.

Services and information

Adult caregivers can apply for financial and medical benefits for a child if the child’s parents or guardians cannot care for the child.

How to become a guardian, foster parent or kinship caregiver, and support for caregivers.

A pathway to a stronger, safer child intervention system in response to the Child Intervention Panel’s recommendations.

Videos, slideshows and resources that help support children and youth with mental health concerns.

Find offices that offer a range of services to children, youth and families.

Meet with a mediator to resolve family disputes involving a child or youth.

Community programs can apply for funding for projects that support mentorship for at-risk youth and youth receiving government services.

Child intervention services for First Nation communities.

This independent office of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta is mandated to work with vulnerable young people.