Government of Alberta

Ministry of Children's Services - Child Intervention 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
  • 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
Support and Financial Assistance Agreements are offered for young adults 18 to 24 years who were previously involved with Child Intervention Services.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call the 24 Hour Child Abuse Hotline
  • 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
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-387-5437 (24 Hour Child Abuse Hotline)
Telephone
780-422-4060
Telephone
780-422-2001 (24 Hour Crisis Unit)
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-422-4060
Fax
780-422-2606
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/child-intervention.aspx
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 26, 2020
Address
2331 66 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T6K 4B5
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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