Advancing Futures Program

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Children and Family Services

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Description
Assists youth, who have been or continue to be in the care or custody of Alberta Children and Family Services, to transition into adulthood as they pursue their educational goals.

Service provides:

  • assistance to youth who have been or continue to be in the care or custody of Alberta Children and Family Services, to achieve their educational goals

Includes:

  • up to $40,000.00 in tuition costs
  • 60 months of other supports, including living allowances and childcare
  • attainment of an employable skill set
  • and more

Educational goals can be obtained by:

  • upgrading / adult education (only in order to gain entrance to a post-secondary program)
  • earning a degree or diploma from an approved Alberta post-secondary institution
  • learning a trade
  • earning a licence or certificate
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • 18 to 24 years at the time of application
  • attending school on a full- or part-time basis
  • who have had a Permanent Guardianship Order (PGO) when they were 13 to 18 years
  • or who have been in the care or custody of Alberta Children and Family Services for at least 18 months when they were 13 to 24 years
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • application forms available on website
Offices are open by appointment only.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times are 8 to 10 weeks once application is received.

Application deadlines vary. Contact for details.


Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-415-0085
Telephone
780-415-0085
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/advancing-futures
Email
cs.advancing.futures@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 23, 2023
Address
10523 100 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5J 0A8
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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