Authorizing Legislation - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta

Authorizing Legislation

Authorizing Legislation for Alberta Supports Programs and Services

Alberta Supports helps Albertans find and access more than 30 government social programs and 120 community services.

The programs and services accessed through Alberta Supports operate under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), s. 33-40. Programs and services that support children and youth directly, or support families with minor children, also operate under the Children First Act (CFA), s. 4(1)(b). Some of these programs and services also operate under other legislation, summarized below, that authorizes how they collect, use and disclose information. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, please contact:

Alberta Supports Contact Centre
Toll-free: 1-877-644-9992
Edmonton: 780-644-9992

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Program/Service

Authorizing Legislation

Accommodations Standards and Licensing

Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act

Advancing Futures Bursary

Financial supports

Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act

Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL)

Medical equipment/supplies

Public Health Act

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)

  1. Living allowance
  2. Child benefit
  3. Personal benefits
  4. AISH Health Benefit

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

Child Care Licensing

Child Care Licensing Act

Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Financial supports

Government Organization Act

Child Support Services

Help with getting support agreements

Income and Employment Supports Act

Disability Services

 
  1. Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)

Family Support for Children with Disabilities Act

  1. Persons with Developmental Disabilities Program (PDD)

Persons with Developmental Disabilities Services Act

  1. Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP)

Government Organization Act

  1. Guide Dog Team Identification Card

Blind Persons’ Rights Act

  1. Service Dog Team Identification Card

Service Dogs Act

Emergency and Transitional Shelter Support Services

Social Care Facilities Review Committee Act

Employment and Training Services
Career and Employment Information Services

 
  1. Assessment Services (Service Needs Determination, Employability, International Qualifications, Specialized Client Assessments)

Government Organization Act
Labour Market Development Agreement

  1. Career Consulting

Government Organization Act
Labour Market Development Agreement

  1. Exposure Courses

Government Accountability Act
Labour Market Development Agreement

  1. Delivery Events

Government Organization Act

  1. Job Placement

Government Organization Act
Labour Market Development Agreement

  1. Alberta Job Corps

Income and Employment Supports Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

Disability Related Employment Supports (DRES)

Income and Employment Supports Act
Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities

Employment Focused Training

 
  1. Integrated Training
  2. Self-Employed Training

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Transition to Employment Services

Labour Market Development Agreement
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

Foundational Learning

 
  1. Foundational Training

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Part-Time Training

Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Academic Upgrading (Grades 10-12)
  2. Basic Skills

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. English as a Second Language (ESL)

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. General Education Development (GED)

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Technical Entrance Preparation
  2. University College Entrance Preparation

Labour Market Development Agreement
Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Transitional Vocational Program

Income and Employment Supports Act
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities

Workforce Partnerships

 
  1. Aboriginal Training for Employment
  2. First Nations Training to Employment

Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Labour Market Partnerships (LMP) Program

Labour Market Development Agreement
Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

  1. Workforce Attraction and Retention Partnerships
  2. Workforce Essential Skills Training Program

Government Organization Act
Canada-Alberta Job Fund Agreement

Health Benefits (HB)

  1. Alberta Adult Health Benefit (AAHB)
  2. Alberta Child Health Benefit (ACHB)

Income and Employment Supports Act

Income Supports (IS)

  1. One-time issue
  2. Expected to Work
  3. Barriers to Full Employment
  4. Learners
  5. Income Support Health Benefit
  6. Income Support Learners Health Benefit

Income and Employment Supports Act

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT)

  1. Personal matters
  2. Financial matters
  3. Child guardianship

Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
Minors’ Property Act
Personal Directives Act
Public Trustee Act

Outreach Support Services Initiative

Government Organization Act

Prevention of Family Violence
Programs and services

Protection Against Family Violence Act

Safer Spaces Certificates for Victims of Domestic Violence

Residential Tenancies Act

Seniors and Housing

 
  1. Alberta Seniors Benefit (ASB)
  2. Special Needs Assistance for Seniors (SNAFS)
  3. Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors

Seniors Benefit Act

  1. Seniors Property Tax Deferral

Seniors’ Property Tax Deferral Act

  1. Seniors Lodge Assistance
  2. Community Housing Program
  3. Senior Self-Contained Housing Program
  4. Rent Supplement Program

Alberta Housing Act

  1. Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair Program (SHARP)

Seniors’ Home Adaptation and Repair Act

Created:
Modified: 2018-03-27
PID: 18172