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Alberta Government Children in Care
Children’s Services aims to ensure that children and youth in care live in safe, supportive and, whenever possible, culturally relevant placements. During their time in care, children are provided with very similar services, supports, supervision and guidance that are typical for children in Alberta. Whether through their caseworker, caregiver or community programs, and based on their age and specific needs, children in care can receive:
- Support to develop and maintain relationships with friends, family and mentors (i.e. Big Brothers, Big Sisters)
- Child care (as needed by working caregivers)
- Cultural plan (to stay connected with their home community and/or culture)
- Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) in their name and annual contributions while in care
Alberta Government Compensation guide for foster and kinship caregivers
This financial information guide provides caregivers and staff with an overview of financial responsibilities that Child and Family Services (CFS) or Delegated First Nations Agency (DFNA) and caregiver parents have when a child is placed in care. It explains the financial process to access funds for children in care.
Edmonton Tool Library is officially opening to the public. The Edmonton Tool Library will open Saturday afternoon at the Bellevue Community League on 112 Avenue. The idea for the tool-sharing non-profit society was first conceived last year. A tool drive was held last October, the space at the community league was acquired and the library will now be open every Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.