Camrose & District Support Services

Located in East Central Alberta, Camrose and District Support Services (CDSS) is a partnership between the Province of Alberta, the City of Camrose, Camrose County, and the Villages of Bawlf, Bittern Lake, Edberg, Hay Lakes, and Rosalind. CDSS provides preventive social programs and services that help people improve their quality of life and enhance their capacity to deal with crisis situations should they arise.

CDSS is one of several hundred FCSS (Family and Community Support Services) programs. FCSS as a whole operates within Seniors Community and Social Services via the provincial FCSS Act and Regulations.  Click  Camrose & District Family and Community Support Services (poster) which highlights information on programs and initiatives we support, as well as FCSS prevention strategies, provincial prevention programs and how we are funded.

CDSS is known for excellent debriefing, information and referral support to anyone who might call our office at 780-672-0141 for any reason. Along with running their own programs, CDSS staff are thoroughly familiar with other services available to the residents of Camrose and District. Supportive Information and Referral is available at no cost. Our SIRC Consultant can meet people one-on-one for 3 (free) one-hour consultation sessions. Please call 780-672-0141 for information on how you can get the help you need!

Most staff are involved in at least one Interagency or other collaborative initiative, and everyone is committed to helping citizens live healthy and fulfilling lives as active participants in their own communities.