Social Well-Being and Community Initiatives

Working with community members and organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and the community.

We work to support strong organizations, build community, conduct social research, and connect with government, private sector, and non-government organizations (NGOs). Learn more about the Social Planning department.

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Family and Community Support Services

FCSS is a partnership between local municipal governments and the provincial Children & Youth Services Ministry. The funding is used to support and develop locally driven preventive social services initiatives.

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Housing and Homelessness

We are involved in finding solutions to housing issues including homelessness in a variety of ways.

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Community Initiatives

Learn more about our community initiatives and our role in community development.

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Reporting to the Community

Reporting on projects in the areas of Family and Community Support Services, housing and homelessness, mental health, poverty, and seniors.

News & Notices

Reduce, reuse, recycle at a Waste...

October 20, 2014

If you’re haunted by the amount of garbage you produce, join us at the second annual Waste Reduction Day Spooktacular this Saturday, October 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The City of Red Deer’s Waste Management Facility, at 1709 - 40 Avenue.

IDP amendments receive first...

October 15, 2014

Amendments to the Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) received first reading from both The City of Red Deer and Red Deer County at their meetings held on October 14 and 7, respectively.