Government of Alberta

Ministry of Community and Social Services - Office of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities


Description
COVID-19 UPDATE: Office is not currently open to walk-ins, but can still be reached by phone or e-mail. Due to COVID-19, there are no in-person appointments at this time. Represents the rights, interests, and well-being of Albertans with disabilities.

Service provides:

  • relationship-building with community members to understand the issues and concerns they face every day
  • help for children, youth, and adults with disabilities to find and access the supports and services available to them

Includes:

  • help to resolve concerns by guiding people to find available disability supports and services and helping to find resolutions to challenges
  • promoting the rights, interests, and well-being of people with disabilities through education and bringing awareness of programs and services available to the community
  • engaging with the community and building partnerships to understand issues, identifying gaps in programs and services, delivering expert advice to senior leadership, and collaborating with other provincial advocates and advisories
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • anyone with disability-related questions
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in, call, or email
In-person meetings require an appointment.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
800-272-8841
Telephone
780-422-1095
Fax
780-415-0097
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/apd
Email
advocate.disability@gov.ab.ca
Languages
Translators available upon request.
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Washrooms
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 22, 2020
Address
10055 106 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2Y2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM