Child Intervention Services

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Children's Services


Description
Offers to work with children, youth, and families to ensure the safety and well-being of children and youth.

Service offers:

  • to work with children, youth, and families to ensure the safety and well-being of children and youth

Includes:

  • referrals to other services and supports for families when intervention services are not needed
  • intervention services, which are offered only when the legal definition of abuse or neglect is met and a parent needs some help creating safety for their children or youth

Intervention services include:

  • working directly with families, extended family, cultural connections, communities, and others to address concerns
  • doing everything possible to make sure that children and youth are safe; this may require legal methods that protect children or youth by placing them in temporary or permanent care
  • after-hour teams respond when help is needed for children or youth who may be neglected, abused, or sexually exploited
  • Transition to Adulthood Program (TAP) - support and financial assistance agreements, for young adults 18 to 24 years who have previously received intervention services, to help them create a lifelong network of relationships to support them into adulthood and beyond
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • children and youth 17 years and younger
The Transition to Adulthood Program (TAP) supports eligible young adults who have aged out from Child Intervention Services; they may receive financial supports until the are 22 years and soft supports until they are 24 years.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call Child Intervention Services
  • contact a local Children’s Services office
  • contact a Delegated First Nation Agency (DFNA) office
  • visit website to find a local office or DFNA office
If you are calling Child Intervention Services from Red Deer or a community south of Red Deer:
  • you will be prompted to press 1
If you are calling Child Intervention Services from a community north of Red Deer:
  • you will be prompted to press 2

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-638-0715 (Child Intervention Services)
Telephone
780-523-6678 (High Prairie Children's Services)
Telephone
780-523-6717 (High Prairie Metis Settlements Children's Services)
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-523-6678 (High Prairie Children's Services)
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-523-6717 (High Prairie Metis Settlements Children's Services)
780-523-6767 (High Prairie Metis Settlements Children's Services) - Fax
Fax
780-523-6573 (High Prairie Children's Services)
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/child-intervention.aspx
Email
hs.childrenservs8@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 10, 2022
Address
5226 53 Avenue
High Prairie, AB, T0G 1E0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.