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

Register for Green Deer to win

May 22, 2015

With just three weeks left in the campaign, Red Deer residents interested in beautifying their city are invited to officially register for Green Deer.

Timberstone gas leak creates chaos...

May 21, 2015

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a low-pressure gas line leak in Timberstone yesterday, which created major traffic backups in the northeast.

Transit Route 6 change effective...

May 21, 2015

The Route 6 – Clearview Ridge / Vanier East bus stops on 67 Street at Carleton Avenue and 30 Avenue at Range Road 272 are being removed due to upcoming construction in the area.