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November 12, 2016
Final notification – Alberta Child Welfare Class Action application deadline is January 15, 2017. Find out more.

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.

December 1, 2016

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.

November 29, 2016

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.

November 25, 2016

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.

November 18, 2016

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.

November 18, 2016

Minister of Human Services responds to OCYA reports

Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Investigative Reviews titled 9-Month-Old Sharon and 4-Year-Old Marie.

November 15, 2016

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.

November 15, 2016

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.

Minister’s quotes in Punjabi

November 4, 2016

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 4, 2016

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.

November 1, 2016

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.

October 26, 2016

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.

October 26, 2016

Southern Alberta child abuse prevention gets support

The province is extending funding for two community organizations in southern Alberta that focus on preventing child abuse through parenting and early childhood development.

October 24, 2016

Alberta shows appreciation for foster and kinship caregivers

Caregivers are being recognized for their role in connecting children in need to their families, communities and cultures.

October 17, 2016

Edmonton child abuse prevention gets government support

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

October 12, 2016

Province funds supports for rural homelessness

The Government of Alberta is supporting three rural community projects to help people experiencing homelessness or housing instability as a result of the 2016 wildfire in northern Alberta.

October 12, 2016

Calgary child abuse prevention gets government support

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

October 7, 2016

Nominate outstanding professionals in Child Development

Nominations are open for the 2016 Child Development Professional Awards of Excellence.

September 16, 2016

Province supports transitional housing in Calgary

The Alberta government is investing in short-term supportive housing in Calgary for men transitioning from the criminal justice system into the community.

September 16, 2016

Supporting healthy pregnancies: We all have a role to play

To mark Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on Sept. 9, the government is asking Albertans to help women avoid alcohol if they are trying to conceive or during pregnancy.

September 9, 2016

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