Legislation - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta


Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is for adults over the age of 18 years who are unable to make personal or financial decisions for themselves.

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Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. The disability must be permanent and substantially limit the person’s ability to earn a living. AISH clients may also be eligible to receive supplemental assistance (a child benefit and personal benefits) through the AISH program.

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Blind Persons’ Rights Act

The Blind Persons’ Rights Act recognizes the rights of Albertans who are blind, including individuals who use guide dogs. The Act permits blind Albertans accompanied by qualified guide dogs to access all public places in the province.

View the Act | Guide Dogs Qualifications Regulation

Family Support for Children with Disabilities Act

Family support services are available to families caring for a child with a diagnosed disability or to families who are awaiting confirmation of their child’s diagnosis. These services are primarily based on the needs as identified by the family.

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Personal Directives Act

Personal directives are legal documents which allow you to name a decision maker and/or provide written instructions to be followed when, due to illness or injury, you no longer have the capacity to make decisions such as where you will live or the medical treatment you will receive.

View the Act | Regulation | Ministerial Regulation

Persons with Developmental Disabilities Services Act

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Public Trustee Act

Alberta’s Office of the Public Trustee protects the financial interests of Albertans by administering the estates of represented adults, deceased persons and minors when there is no one else to act.

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Service Dogs Act

The Service Dogs Act complements the Blind Persons’ Rights Act by providing Albertans with disabilities who use qualified service dogs the right of access to public places. Individuals with disabilities who are accompanied by qualified service dogs must be allowed access to any location where the general public is allowed.

View the Act | Guide Dogs Qualifications Regulation

Modified: 2016-12-09
PID: 14867