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

Today, the City of Red Deer will file...

September 29, 2014

Today, the City of Red Deer will file an application for review and variances to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) decision regarding the Red Deer Area Transmission Development project.

Alberta Green Energy Doors open ...

September 29, 2014

The doors have been thrown wide open in Red Deer to residents interested in learning more about local innovation in decentralized energy – energy produced close to where it is used – with the first Alberta Green Energy Doors on Saturday, October 4.

Residents took to transit, trails on...

September 29, 2014

More Red Deerians took the bus on Monday, September 22, and other residents pledged to walk, take their bikes, or carpool to work for the commuter challenge on World Car Free Day.