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

Red Deer and District FCSS release...

September 1, 2015

Red Deer and District FCSS (Family and Community Support Services) release their 2014 Annual Report today, entitled “A Step Up.”

Riverside Industrial Area fire under...

August 26, 2015

At approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 25, Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a building fire at 4630 61 Street, in the Riverside Industrial Area.