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

Dawe Centre pools closed for annual...

April 17, 2015

The G.H. Dawe Community Centre Water Park is closed for annual maintenance. It will reopen to the public on Saturday, April 25 for Public Swim at noon.

Red Deer Transit trials new smaller bus

April 17, 2015

From Monday, April 20 to Saturday, May 23, Red Deer Transit is trialing a smaller bus on a new route servicing Ross Street, Michener Avenue and the Extendicare on Michener Hill.