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Celebrating Alberta’s leaders in child development

Nine outstanding child development professionals have been recognized at the Child Development Professional Awards of Excellence for providing quality care to Alberta’s children.

Recognizing Alberta’s disability community leaders

Albertans are celebrating people with disabilities and those who support them on December 3 for International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Alberta Child Benefit helps thousands of children

About 110,000 families have received their first payment under the new Alberta Child Benefit (ACB) program, helping to support the well-being of an estimated 200,000 children.

Ministry contacting clients following potential privacy breach

Human Services is proactively contacting 86 Alberta Supports clients whose personal information was unaccountable for a 24-hour period.

Pay tribute to a great kid!

Nominate a child or youth for the 17th annual Great Kids Award – recognizing them for making positive contributions to their communities in the face of adversity.

Minister of Human Services responds to OCYA reports

Improving access to quality, affordable child care

In the first step toward $25/day child care in Alberta, the Government is inviting non-profit organizations to apply to develop 18 new Early Learning and Child Care Centres across the province.

Calgary family violence prevention gets support

The province is providing new funding for a community organization to help it address family violence at a local level.

Recognizing leaders in family violence prevention

This year’s Inspiration Awards recipients include a diverse group of people from across the province who are being honoured for their work in the community.

November is Family Violence Prevention Month

Albertans are reminded that everyone has a responsibility to end family violence in their community by focusing efforts to increase awareness and promote public education on these crimes.

Calgary child abuse prevention gets support

The province is extending funding for a community organization that focuses on preventing child abuse through parenting and early childhood development.

Report promotes safety for persons with disabilities

The Government of Alberta has received the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Safety Standards Consultation Team’s final report.

Programs and Services

Human Services is responsible for the following programs and services:

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