Welcome to Human Services

Government offices closed October 12 for Thanksgiving. Emergency services will be available

Emergency government services are available 24 hours/day via telephone:

Basic daily needs such as food, shelter, transportation
1-866-644-5135 (780-644-5135 in Edmonton)

Child & Family Services Crisis Unit Line

Mental health support line

Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-387-KIDS (1-800-387-5437)

October is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Learn the Signs and Make the Call

Minister of Human Services responds to Legislative Offices Committee Decision

Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the restoration of funding for the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate.

Minister of Human Services responds to OCYA Report

Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Investigative Report.

Alberta Government supports women’s shelters with new investment

Women and children affected by family violence will benefit from enhanced supports.

Human Services Minister statement on PDD Safety Standards

Extension granted, PDD safety consultations to be held.

Province boosts support for families and communities

Funding for Family and Community Support Services programs that help strengthen communities will increase by $10 million.

Alberta government supports innovation in employment

More Albertans with disabilities will become employed through four innovative projects that promote inclusive workplaces.

Alberta government helping reduce violence in homes and communities

Albertans affected by violence, abuse and bullying will be helped through government supports to community-led initiatives.


Programs and Services

Human Services is responsible for the following programs and services:

    Modified: 2015-10-08
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