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ABC Head Start Society

Edmonton

ABC Head Start provides an early learning program for children with comprehensive family support in multiple locations across the city of Edmonton. To qualify for the program your child must be at least 3 years, 6 months old by September 1st and your family must fall within our low income guidelines.

Accredited Supports To The Community

Olds (Serving Calgary/Central Regions)
Accredited Supports to the Community works with people from all walks of life by providing support to adults and children with disabilities.

Alberta Adaptabilities Association

Edmonton
Alberta AdaptAbilities Association is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing respite in a caring, understanding and structured environment for children and adults with special needs.

Alberta Foster and Kinship Association

Edmonton (Serving Alberta)
The Alberta Foster Parent Association provides support to foster families, advocates for the rights of children, educates the community about foster care, provides and arranges for training and social gatherings, and serves as a liaison between foster families and Alberta Children & Youth Services.

Alberta Home Visitation Network Association

Edmonton (Serving Alberta)
The Alberta Home Visitation Network Association is a provincial non-profit society that promotes quality home visitation programs. Incorporated as a society in 2001 and received charitable status in April 2005. AHVNA is a member-driven organization comprised of interested individuals, community based agencies, home visitation programs, Child and Family Service Authorities and Regional Health Authorities. AHVNA is funded through Alberta Children’s Services and the Muttart Foundation.

Alta Care Resources

Edmonton
Alta Care Resources is an agency contracted to provide services to Alberta Human Services.. With over twenty years of experience the organization is a respected and acknowledged part of Edmonton and area’s service delivery spectrum. The agency has a history of innovative and creative programming in the areas of group care, crisis response, resiliency training, early intervention/prevention programs and family-based intervention.

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre

Red Deer
Aspire is a charitable organization run by a team of caring and optimistic professionals who believe in working with families, and the local community, in order that children with special needs can reach their full potential.  They provide an understanding, supportive and knowledgeable experience for families who have children with special needs.

Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

Calgary (Serving All of Alberta)
The Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services is a non-profit, registered charitable organization that began operations in 1995. As a provincial umbrella organization, the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services focuses its efforts in key areas of Awareness & Access

Association of High Prairie and District Childrens Resource Centre

High Prairie and District
Serving families, caregivers, and their children by working to build community capacity in resilience, development and health programming, services, and support.

Barons-Eureka-Warner Parent Link Centre

Coaldale – Also serving communities of: Barnwell, Barons, Coalhurst, Milk River, Nobleford, Picture Butte, Stirling, Sunnyside, Taber, Vauxhall and Warner

Qualified staff deliver parenting programs, share information about child development, and help families deal with parenting and family issues.

 

Ben Calf Robe Society

Edmonton
Providing Aboriginal children and their families with holistic education, supportive social services and programs of high quality and cultural relevance

Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Edmonton
The Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society is committed to building on the strengths of Aboriginal children, youth and their families to enable them to develop spiritually, emotionally, physically and mentally so they can walk proudly in both the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area

Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, High River & Okotoks

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area empowers the lives of young people through a range of one-to-one and group mentoring programs, both in school and out in the community. Serving as role models, our volunteer mentors teach by example the importance of giving and giving back, of staying in school and of having respect for family, peers and community. Last year alone, more than 2,000 young people participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters programs in Calgary and the surrounding areas.

Boyle Street Community Service

Edmonton
Boyle Street Community Services is a non-profit Edmonton agency which assists individuals and families challenged by homelessness and poverty. First established in 1971 as a small storefront operation, the agency has grown to meet the needs of its client community, and now each year more than 12,000 people – more than 70 per cent of whom are of Aboriginal descent – access the wide range of supports and services which are available

Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area

Edmonton
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society is an organization that provides support to children, youth and families through caring relationships and safe places. A wide variety of programming is available that addresses the positive development of kids.

Boys and Girls Clubs Of Calgary (A Division of Trellis)

Calgary
Boys and Girls Clubs provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Foothills

Black Diamond
Dedicated, trained staff and volunteers offer programs in physical recreation, technology, the arts, personal growth and more. Clubs create a safe, supportive environment where children and youth experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life!

Boys and Girls Clubs of Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin
The Wetaskiwin Youth Centre promotes the healthy development of children, youth and families by administering Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin Society and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wetaskiwin Society. The Boys and Girls Club provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides positive supports, mentorship and community links for children, youth and families where their healthy development is promoted through quality services.

Calgary & Area Child Advocacy Centre

Calgary

A place of hope, help, and healing for children, youth, and families who are survivors of abuse.

Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network

Calgary

CFAN is advancing how we all understand and respond to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We lead through community engagement, funding stewardship, and FASD advocacy.

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

Calgary
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) is a non-profit organization established in 1982 as a registered charity. CIWA is a culturally diverse settlement agency that recognizes, responds to, and focuses on the unique concerns and needs of immigrant and refugee women, girls and their families.

Calgary SCOPE Society

Calgary
The Calgary SCOPE Society is a non-profit agency improving lives for persons with developmental disabilities in Calgary and area for over 30 years! SCOPE works with children, adults, seniors and families as respected, contributing members of Calgary’s communities.

Canadian Accreditation Council Of Human Services

Edmonton (Serving All of Alberta)
A non profit company that offers accreditations services to programs that serve vulnerable children, youth and families.

Care Human Services Ltd

Grimshaw, Grande Prairie, Peace River

A not-for-profit, charitable organization providing supports and services to individuals in northwest Alberta since 1969. From children and adults with disabilities to seniors who require supportive living services, we have programs in place to provide the right service

CarePros Enterprise Inc.

Edmonton/NW/NE/Central/South
CarePros not only primarily provides services to children and youth living with a range of complex medical and behaviour diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD), but also specializes in supporting the transition of youth with disabilities into adulthood. Guided by our mission, vision, and core values, CarePros is committed to becoming a leader and fostering innovation in the home care industry. With plans to expand our services across Alberta, CarePros will continue its commitment to providing the highest level of care for all individuals and families.

CARF Canada

Edmonton (Serving All of Alberta)
An independent, non-profit international accreditor of human service providers in the areas of aging services, behavioral health, child and youth services, DMEPOS, employment and community services, and medical rehabilitation.
Standards and Accreditation

CARYA

Calgary
Provides Calgary’s diverse population with counselling, care giving and innovative community interventions and programs.

Catholic Family Services Of Calgary

Calgary
Catholic Family Service provides support services in educational and community environments that combine learning opportunities, early childhood, counselling, school-based programming and volunteerism

Catholic Social Services/Catholic Charities

Edmonton & North and Central AB

Catholic Social Services/Catholic Charities serve people of all faiths, or no faith, while always respecting their personal freedom and dignity. The provide a broad range of services and supports for individuals and families.

Centre for Autism Services Alberta

Edmonton
The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is a non-profit registered charity that offers a wide range of services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Changes for Hope

Edmonton
Offer guidance and support to youth, parents and communities to bring families together (Aboriginal Focus) Support the growth of individuals and families into spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically, balanced and healthy people. Through support, compassion, love and respect, they provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for growth to prosper

Child and Youth Care Association Of Alberta

Calgary (Serving All of Alberta)
Membership Association
Certification Program
Online Learning

Child, Adolescent Family Mental Health (CASA)

Serving Edmonton/NE/NW Regions
Mission, Vision & Values -To advance the mental health of infants, children and adolescents through family-centred clinical services, education, research, and advocacy…

Children’s Cottage Society Of Calgary

Calgary
Calgary’s Children’s Cottage Society’s mission is to prevent harm and neglect to all children and strengthen families through crisis, respite, and support services such as the Crisis Nursery

Chimo Youth Retreat Centre

Edmonton and Surrounding Area
Chimo is a place where youth can learn all kinds of skills, information and tools to help them succeed as young adults! They have programs that provide housing, day programs and training programs to meet the individual needs of each youth.

City of Spruce Grove Community & Social Development

SPRUCE GROVE

Focused on bringing the City’s Social Sustainability Plan   to life, Community Social Development will help address changing social needs in Spruce Grove that are broad, complex and the result of a rapidly growing city, including:

  • Homelessness and poverty;
  • Diversity and inclusion;
  • Community engagement; and
  • Housing

Additionally, it supports collaboration between the City and community groups/stakeholders who have expertise and a unique understanding of social issues that have been identified or may arise in Spruce Grove.

Closer To Home Community Services Society

Calgary
Closer to Home Community Services delivers a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families. Closer to Home professionals have developed effective programs that address a broad spectrum of issues relating to Child Welfare, Adult Services, and Early Intervention

Connections for Families Society

Calgary
Connections for Families Society Foundation supports parents who have a cognitive challenge. They’ve developed parenting skills education and family support that help adults who have a developmental disability, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or brain injury be successful parents

Creating Hope Society

Edmonton
The Creating Hope Society helps halt the cycle of child welfare and continues to be a voice for the third generation of Aboriginal children in child welfare while also providing support and advocacy for those who are currently entering the child welfare system.

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary

Calgary
Dedicated to including people with developmental disabilities into the community in real and meaningful ways. DDRC provides programs and services to support children and adults with developmental disabilities and offers a resource centre to the general public to support the inclusion of all people.

E4C

Edmonton
E4C is a human services agency that is an active, supportive and empowering presence in a time of individual, family and community need. They create opportunities for people to become self-supporting and lead in the growth of inclusive, caring communities. Together they build strength, capacity and understanding.

Edenbridge Family Services Inc.

Lethbridge
Focus on Community Living Supports and Access

Edmonton Chamber Of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO)

Edmonton
The Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations is a collaborative effort initiated by a variety of community-based not-for-profit organizations. The ECVO will strive to support the work of its members and partners, not to duplicate their efforts. That will be done through a range of initiatives: networking meetings, creating coalitions with other organizations, meetings with key-decision makers at various levels of government, information sessions with special speakers, and research and publications.

Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association

EDMONTON
ECALA allocates Advanced Education funding to organizations in Edmonton to provide literacy and foundational learning programs for adults.

Edmonton John Howard Society

Edmonton
Edmonton John Howard Society is a not for profit crime prevention agency that has served the Alberta Capital Region for over 60 years.  They are committed to making knowledge, experience, and resources available to support communities in their crime prevention initiatives.  They work with people to eradicate the root causes of crime so they can build a safe, healthy community through:

• Promoting an awareness of the problem of crime and its impact on society,
• Encouraging greater responsibility within the community for crime prevention
• Providing services to people who are, or have the potential to be, in conflict with the law or who have been victims of crime.

Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch

Serving Alberta
Office is located in the town of Lamont, Alberta (approximately 45 minutes from Edmonton.) Ranches are located 5 minutes east of Lamont and are located within a 2 mile vicinity.

An Intensive Treatment Program treating children and youth covered under the Child, Youth Enhancement Act from the age of 10-24 years old providing residential services to youth with the intention of transitioning them either to a less intrusive program or back to family care. We use a multi-disciplinary process with the support of our on site Clinician, off site Psychiatrist, Probation Workers, Staff working with the youth, Supervisor’s and Managers.

 

Enviros Wilderness School Association

Calgary/NE/NW Regions
Enviros Wilderness School Association engages children, youth and families in experientially based opportunities so they can learn and develop skills that fosters independence and assists them in reaching their full potential

Family Centre Of Northern Alberta

Edmonton and North
The Family Centre strives to build healthy families, healthy communities and healthy workplaces by providing a variety of services designed to help individuals, couples, families, groups and workplaces to achieve wellness and to reach their full potential.

Family Centre Society Of Southern Alberta

Lethbridge
Family Centre is a community-based organization, working with children, families and caregivers to enhance strengths, to build capacities and to promote healthy development. Family Centre provides services to South-western Alberta. Subsidy is offered through the City of Lethbridge for residents of the city. Family support programs deliver a range of services guided by principles that focus on building supportive relationships, facilitating growth, respecting diversity and furthering community development.

Family Connections Inc.

Edmonton
Family Connections Inc. was formed with the goal of positively influencing the lives of children and their caregivers where stress has reached a point of violence and unhealthy living. They believe that children have a right to belong to a family, be it biological, adoptive, foster or a group home and to a community.

Family Matters Society of Calgary

Calgary
Family Matters Society of Calgary promotes optimal child development by empowering families to be resilient and to foster positive family relationships. They provide a range of services to families in the Calgary area and in addition provide training and professional development opportunities.

Family Solutions Group

Edmonton 
Crossroads is a non-profit Foster Care Agency located in Edmonton, Alberta. Crossroads’ mandate is to recruit and train high quality foster familes, and support them in their care of the children placed in their homes.

Family Ties Association

Lethbridge – Serving all Southern Alberta
Family Ties Association is committed to promoting the well-being of families at home and in the community.

Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society

High River, Alberta and serving South Central Alberta.
The Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society is a non-profit registered charity who’s mission is to enhance capacity for the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and for hte provision of care and support to rural communities.

Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society

Fort Saskatchewan
The Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society works in partnership with many community agencies to offer a variety of programs and services that promote positive parenting and early childhood development to families with young children ages 0-6 years.

Grande Cache Transition House Society

Grande Cache
Provide a short-term shelter for women with or without children who need a safe place to stay., advocate, individual and group support, activeley listen, building trust and friendship, educate, inform, empower, facilitate women’s programs

Guided Path Counselling Group Inc.

EDMONTON

Provide counselling and therapy in Edmonton, AB & Parkland and Yellowhead County. They  also offer social work supervision, parent coaching & SAFE Home Studies in Edmonton, AB.  With over 20 years of experience in the industry they are available to work with you and meet your needs.

Healthy Families Healthy Futures

Westlock
Work with individuals, families, and communities by supporting people “where they are at” to build trusting, caring relationships empowering them to make positive changes in their lives

Heritage Family Services

Red Deer
Group and Foster Care Services

HF Resources Inc

Edmonton
HF Resources redefines the concept of care and support by building on individual strengths of children, youth and families so that they may be successful in achieving their goals.

ALIGN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES
We are a collection of allies – a unified community of agencies that represents the diverse needs of Alberta’s children and families. We are proud to champion the work of our front line service providers and to support our members. Together, we are stronger.
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