As a legislative service, the Ministry is required to continue to fulfill its obligations under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, in particular assessing harm and danger and ensuring the well-being of children.
Contract service providers are a critical partner and the safety and wellness of all of our staff and children we serve is paramount. As you are aware, the situation in Alberta is evolving rapidly and we are continuing to assess what it means for Child Intervention delivery.
Following are some information about shifts that we are making in our approach and some potential implications for contract agencies to consider.
Please note that these instructions will be adapted as Alberta Health’s guidance to Albertans evolves.
We commit to providing regular updates to contract service providers.
As of March 16, 2020, all worksites as well as group care and residential facilities are being asked to limit onsite guests to essential visitors only. We are also asking all offices and facilities to post the attached note at entrances and reception