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Human Services has offices in three buildings affected by the power outage in downtown Calgary. These offices will reopen to the public on Monday, October 20.

They are:
• John J. Bowlen Building (7th Floor, 620 - 7 Avenue SW)
• AMEC Place (801 - 6th Avenue SW)
• Court Centre (601-5 St SW)

Find an office in Calgary near you.

Appeals office locations

The Government of Alberta is opening nominations for the 2015 Great Kids Awards.

October 11 is International Day of the Girl

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Bell Let’s Talk and the Government of Alberta partner on $2 million project to improve access to mental health care for children and youth

Bell Let’s Talk and the Government of Alberta today announced a $2 million initiative to enhance mental health services for children and youth throughout the province, especially those in rural and remote communities, with a single online access point to mental health information and care.

Premier Prentice assures Michener residents facility will not close

During a visit to Michener Centre today, Premier Jim Prentice addressed any uncertainty families and guardians may have regarding ongoing residency in the Centre.

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Albertans are encouraged to recognize and support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on September 9.

Response to call for Michener investigation

Naresh Bhardwaj, Associate Minister for Persons with Disabilities, today issued a statement in response to calls for an investigation into the deaths of people who have transferred from the Michener Centre.

Alberta signs MOU with Western Australia for largest international system-wide implementation of Signs of Safety

Alberta is changing its child intervention practice to strengthen families and help reduce the number of children in care.

Alberta launches mentorship campaign to support children and youth in care

More kids will benefit from caring adults with the launch of a recruitment campaign to help find a mentor for every child and youth in care in Alberta.

Albertans appointed to Premier’s council on disabilities

Seven members have been either reappointed or appointed to the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities that advises government from a disability perspective.

Programs and Services

Human Services is responsible for the following programs and services:

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