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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

Celebrate leaders working to prevent violence

Albertans are invited to nominate community leaders for recognition in the fifth annual Inspiration Awards

June 27, 2016

Province funds supportive housing in Calgary

The Alberta government is investing $4 million for permanent supportive housing for Albertans with disabilities.

June 16, 2016

Province supports programs to protect children

Seven community organizations throughout Alberta are receiving funding so survivors of child sexual abuse can get specialized services and the healing supports they need.

June 16, 2016

Province listens to disability community on safety

The Government of Alberta is seeking feedback on proposed safety ideas for a team of disability community stakeholders.

June 14, 2016

Province supports lower-income families in Calgary

The Government of Alberta is investing $13.5 million over three years toward Calgary’s Low Income Transit Pass.

May 27, 2016

Alberta and Edmonton make transit more affordable for lower-income families

The Government of Alberta is investing $6.2 million over three years towards a Low Income Transit Pass in Edmonton.

May 26, 2016

Inspiring young Albertans shine at Great Kids Awards

Province celebrates children and youth who inspire, change lives and make Alberta a better place.

May 1, 2016

Province helps former youth in care train for rewarding careers

As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the living allowance for the Advancing Futures Bursary is being increased to help former youth in care focus on education as they prepare for careers.

April 27, 2016

Free tax-filing services help families most in need access new Alberta Child Benefit

The Government is reminding eligible parents to file a tax return to receive the new Alberta Child Benefit and also that free tax clinics are available throughout Alberta to help.

April 27, 2016

Government responds to Child and Youth Advocate Special Report on Aboriginal Youth Suicide

The Ministers of Human Services, Education, Indigenous Relations and the Associate Minister of Health issued the following statements in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Special Report on Aboriginal Youth Suicide:

April 25, 2016

Minister of Human Services responds to fatality inquiry report

Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the report from the fatality inquiry into the death of a person receiving services funded by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program:

April 12, 2016

Government takes action to protect the safety and dignity of persons with developmental disabilities

Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir has repealed the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) Safety Standards Regulation in response to Albertans’ input.

April 1, 2016

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