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.

Related Links

Our response to social disorder & community safety

FCSS Logo

Family and Community Support Services

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

Tree of houses from the cover of Report to the Community Homelessness & Affordable Housing Initiatives 2013-2014.

Housing and Homelessness

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

Line up of 10 pairs of shoes with one pair standing out

The Poverty Cycle

Earning a low income in Red Deer may lead to experiencing the cycle of poverty.

News & Notices

Red Deer RCMP provides assistance...

April 25, 2019

Yesterday at approximately 11:45 a.m., Red Deer RCMP provided assistance to Red Deer Emergency Services and City of Red Deer bylaw inspectors at 4614 Ross Street.

Recycle the Rain: Rain Barrel Rebate...

April 23, 2019

Save water and money with the Rain Barrel Rebate Program. The City of Red Deer is offering residents a rebate of up to $50 with the purchase of a rain barrel of their choice.