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 Human 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.

News & Notices

New model to be created for more ...

August 24, 2016

The City of Red Deer and the Province’s Ministry of Seniors and Housing and Ministry of Human Services will collaborate with other local stakeholders to develop a new integrated housing delivery model.

Transit is making changes to select ...

August 23, 2016

Red Deer Transit has made schedule adjustments to the evening service on several routes and is expanding service to cover weekends and holidays on select routes.

Call for musicians for Alberta Culture D

August 23, 2016

The City of Red Deer is seeking a musical act to perform on the Ross Street Patio during Alberta Culture Days. Performances will be scheduled from 4 – 6 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016.