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Government moves forward with panel to strengthen child intervention

Members have been selected for a panel that will explore ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

January 18, 2017

Supports are available over the holidays

A variety of provincial government phone lines will offer support to Albertans over the holidays.

December 19, 2016

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

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