Region 6: Edmonton and Area Child and Family Services
Edmonton and Area Child and Family Services
- There are hundreds of children in government care who are seeking permanent, loving “forever” homes.
Edmonton and Area Child and Family Services is responsible for finding the best possible “forever” home for
these children. We not only provide prospective adoptive parent(s) with guidance through the adoption process,
but we also help adoptive parents support the special needs of their new child or sibling group. To review
profiles of children available for adoption: www.child.alberta.ca/home/adoptionProfileLookup.cfm
Fostering and Kinship Partners
Ben Calf Robe Society
- Ben Calf Robe Society, established in 1981, is a not-for-profit Aboriginal organization that provides numerous
community services, including foster care. We believe our children are sacred and our work strives to protect
and enhance that sacredness by providing Aboriginal children and their families with holistic education and
supportive services of high quality and cultural relevance.
Phone: 780-477-6648 | Website
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
- Bent Arrow’s foster care program, called Nitotemak, serves Aboriginal youth between the ages of 10 and 17.
A large number of Bent Arrow’s youth are part of a sibling group, so they are always looking for homes that
can accept more than one child. If you can provide a safe and loving home in the foundation of Aboriginal
traditional beliefs and values, please contact Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society.
Phone: 780-481-3451 | Website
Catholic Social Services
- Catholic Social Services offers foster care services and kinship care services to people of all faiths and
cultures in Edmonton and area. Both programs offer strong support and guidance to foster and kinship
families. This support includes experienced workers available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Catholic Social Services believes a strong connection and relationship with families is the key to success
in supporting those who care for children in need.
Phone: 780-471-1122 | Website
Children First Family Services
- Children First Family Services has provided a full spectrum of foster family support services for 15 years.
This includes regularly scheduled visits with foster family homes to provide support, training and
evaluative feedback. Staff are also available at any time to assist their families or children with any
issues which may arise. Children First also provides support group meetings, respite and emergency
care, counseling, and a mentoring program for new foster parents.
Phone: 780-433-6760 | Website
Crossroads Family Services
- Crossroads Family Services is a friendly, family-focused, values-based agency. We believe that children
are society’s most valuable resource and we show our dedication by ensuring each child’s needs are
identified and addressed during their time in care. Our staff respect and value each member of our foster
families by working to deliver creative support and individualized training to build up the whole family.
Phone: 780-430-7715 | Website
Edmonton and Area Child and Family Services
- Among other services to support the safety and well-being of children, youth and families, Edmonton and
Area Child and Family Services is responsible for finding and supporting safe, loving homes for children
who come into government care. This includes the licensing of all foster homes as well as assessment
and approval of kinship homes. In addition, we also provide caregivers a number of supports including
training, foster parent support workers, respite care, 24-hour availability for crisis situations and more.
Phone: 780-422-3333 | Website
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services
- Foster families play an essential role in our community by providing homes for children whose families
are temporarily unable to look after them. McMan’s foster care program believes that a family is the
preferred living environment for children and youth. The program provides a safe place to live and people
to care for them while helping children maintain contact with their own family and culture. McMan is
looking for foster families who will open up their homes to provide nurturing care for children and
youth in need.
Phone: 780-453-0417 | Website
Métis Child and Family Services
- The main objective of Métis Child and Family Services is to improve the quality of social services to
Métis children and families in need. They believe the lives of Métis children who come into care are
the responsibility of the Métis community. Métis Child and Family Services provides a high-level of
hands-on support to their foster families.
Phone: 780-452-6100 | Website
Mountain Plains Family Services
- Mountain Plains believes that foster parents are their greatest resource! Since 1991, they have worked
with foster families to ensure they create a positive, healthy and supported fostering experience. To
accomplish this, Mountain Plains takes the time to know each of their foster families and provides a
broad range of support options to promote foster family wellness.
Phone: 780-429-5990 | Website
Pathways Family Services
- Have you ever thought – I AM A GREAT PARENT! If so, then perhaps you would consider becoming a
foster parent and joining our team. Pathways has been supporting families who provide foster care
since the 1970s. Our culturally diverse team of professionals work directly with you as you navigate
your fostering journey. Agency highlights include: team environment, foster care support worker who
will visit you once per month, accessible office location, internationally accredited (CARF), morning/evening
support meetings, training, direct deposit, 24 hr emergency phone line, and annual events focusing
on children and caregivers.
Phone: 780-488-2444 | Website