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  • Information & Referral

    Office of the Public Guardian

    Toll Free 1-877-427-4525
    Website https://www.alberta.ca/opgt-supports
    Description

    The Office of the Public Guardian provides decision-making mechanisms for individuals who are unable to make personal, non-financial decisions for themselves.  The OPG does this through the Personal Directives Act, the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act and the Mental Health Act.  The OPG also administers the Personal Directives Registry and the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Registry.

  • Seniors

    Older Adult Services

    Contact Kari Cameron (Older Adult Services Director)
    Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose AB T4V 1R9
    Phone 780-672-0141 or 780-673-1388 (direct)
    Email kari@camrosefcss.ca
    Website https://camrosefcss.ca/
    Hours Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Description

    A program of Camrose & District FCSS.  Our Older Adult services are stronger together. Clients can expect wrap around services to support older adults age well in community.  Older Adult Services include: volunteer income tax programs for all ages; information & referral to social supports; assistance with government forms; transit tokens; Older Adult Support Worker & Advocate, community pantry, In-home Supports, Meals-on-Wheels; Nav-Care; SOS (Service Options for Seniors), Senior’s CHOICES (gives older adults opportunity to age well in community) and a variety of volunteer opportunities.   Please call Kari at 780-672-0141 to learn more about the services

  • Abuse

    Older Adult Support Worker & Advocate

    Contact Emily Rawluk (Older Adult Support Worker & Advocate)
    Address 4821 - 51 St. Camrose AB T4V 1R9
    Phone 780-672-0141 or 587-844-6815 (direct)
    Email emily@camrosefcss.ca
    Website https://camrosefcss.ca/
    Hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Description

    A program of Camrose & District FCSS.  Our older adult support worker and advocate can help unravel the complexities of abuse against older adults 55+ aging in the community.  Voluntary, in-home or office visits in the City and County of Camrose and the City of Wetaskiwin.  How can we help? We can provide goal-oriented support and advocacy; respond to complaints and concerns about abuse; connect people to the community; unravel the complexities of abuse; promote well-being and security.  PLEASE NOTE:  These services are for residents of the City and County of Camrose that do not live in residential care homes. These services are not mediation services for peers or neighbors in conflict or for investigation of fraud or institutional abuse.

  • Child & Youth Services

    OSCAR Child Care

    Contact Kandace Bonney (Program Director)
    Address 4821 - 51 St. (Office) Camrose T4V 1R9
    Phone 780-672-0141
    Email info@camroseoscar.ca
    Website www.camrosefcss.ca
    Facebook OSCAR Child Care Facebook Page
    Instagram OSCAR Child Care Instagram Page
    Hours School Days from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m., including Early Dismissal.
    Fee Program fees are set yearly.
    Community Camrose
    Description

    A program of Camrose & District FCSS.  We are a licensed after school care and summer program for children in kindergarten to grade six.  Our after-school program is offered at Chester Ronning, Jack Stuart, Sparling and Ecole Sifton schools with registration opening up in June and as space is allowed throughout the year.  We have a seven-week licensed Summer Care program in the Rotary Youth Centre with registration beginning in late spring.  Both programs accept Alberta Child Care Society Subsidy.