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

Traffic Signal Change at 39 Street ...

December 8, 2016

Full traffic signals were installed at the intersection of 39 Street and Ellenwood Drive / Metcalf Avenue and will become operational next week.

Recommended 2017 Operating Budget...

December 8, 2016

With a focus on sustainability for people and services, the recommended 2017 Operating Budget considers the current state of growth, economy and maintaining quality of life for Red Deerians.

City Council approves updated ...

December 5, 2016

An updated Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) and land use bylaw for the Riverlands neighbourhood in Red Deer’s downtown was approved by City Council today.