Information for Families of Children and Youth with Disabilities

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Human Services Resources

Disability Tax Credit
The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. For more information, go to

Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS)
is a not-for-profit association. It serves community-based service provider members who support people with developmental disabilities or brain injury. The goal of ACDS is to ensure quality service delivery for individuals within Community Disability Services (CDS).

Alberta Government
An information guide for parents who have a child with a disability.

Home visitation programs focus on strengths and support families by building trusting relationships, teaching problem solving skills, encouraging positive parent-child relationships and supporting healthy child growth and development.

About the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative (AFWI)
The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative (AFWI) is a program established by the Palix Foundation, a pro-active private foundation with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta. The AFWI's aim is to apply emerging research about experienced-based brain and biological development as it relates to early childhood development and children’s mental health, and its lifelong impact on addiction and other negative health outcomes.

Alberta CAPC CPNP Coalition
The Alberta CAPC-CPNP Coalition,, is a network of CAPC and CPNP projects throughout Alberta committed to collective actions and effective partnerships to ensure healthy outcomes for babies, children and their families.

Alberta PCAP Council
The primary goal of PCAP is to prevent future births of alcohol and drug exposed children. We do this by addressing the needs of mothers and getting them stabilized in a whole host of ways.

Alberta Human Services
Government services and supports for adults and children with disabilities.

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. The disability must be permanent and substantially limit the person’s ability to earn a living. AISH clients may also be eligible to receive supplemental assistance (a child benefit and personal benefits) through the AISH program.

Camrose and District Support Services

CDSS is one of several hundred FCSS (Family and Community Support Services) programs. FCSS as a whole operates within Alberta Children’s Services via the provincial FCSS Act and Regulations. Camrose & District Help Book 2018

Make A Difference

Every gift you give to the Camrose Association for Community Living helps transform the life of an individual; helping the people we serve to develop skills, build quality of life and become fully accepted, participating community members.

Donate Now
CAFCL office is open to the public. When you visit you will be asked to follow a screening process, wear a mask and adhere to Alberta Health Services recommendations. We also have a secure mailbox located outside the front door. If you want you can call ahead and speak to reception and they can meet you outside the front door if that works better for you!