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2023- 2024 Grant Year Funding Recipients.

CARE For Newcomers

 For over thirty years, CARE for Newcomers has been helping new immigrants and refugees adjust to their life in Central Alberta and become valued members of our community. CARE offers settlement support, ESL classes, translation and interpretation, immigrant youth programs, immigrant men and women programs, and resources.

C.A.R.E currently receives funding for two English language classes:

  • Foundations for Women 

  •  Evening ESL


For more information about these and many other programs offered through C.A.R.E, visit:

5000 Gaetz Ave, Red Deer


Building our Stronger Selves

Employment Placement & Support Services is a provider of employment placement services for workers and support services for families and individuals in central Alberta.

EPPS is currently funded to offer the BOSS Program. 

Building Our Stronger Selves is an 8-week, part-time educational program designed to promote an increased quality of life and to increase basic life management skills through the development of self-awareness and confidence. Through a group classroom setting, learners are supported in gaining awareness of themselves, their core values, and their personality styles.

For more information about these and other programs that are offered through EPSS visit.

2830 Bremner Ave. 


Canadian Mental Health Assoctiation

The Canadian Mental Health Association is a non-profit organization promoting community wellness and supporting people with mental illness, brain injury, and addictions. 

LLCRD provides funding to support the Culinary Gangsters program.

This program is a hands-on opportunity for participants who have struggled with chronic homelessness and Mental Health, to learn necessary life skills while learning how to cook. The program uses reading recipes, making healthy choices, cooking, math, reading, measuring, purchasing ingredients, and serving others, as a way to learn Foundational Skills.


For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through CMHA visit.

5017 Gaetz Ave. Red Deer


COSMOS, Group of Companies

Cosmos facilitates innovative and diverse services that promote inclusion for people with disabilities in Red Deer and Central Alberta. Cosmos offers workplace training and career services, community volunteerism, computer training, life skills workshops, community inclusion and recreational support. 

Cosmos receives funding for two programs:

  • Basic Computer Skills Program

  • Life Skills program

 For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through COSMOS visit.

7428 49th Ave, Red Deer


Central Alberta Sexual Assualt Support Centre

CASASC provides a range of support services for individuals who have been affected by sexual violence, including counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.

LLCRD provides funding to help support the CASASC, Sexual Violence Helpline, the helpline is available at any hour.

This line is open to anyone affected by sexual violence.

Toll-free call or text: 1-866-956-1099
Text: 403-986-4357 (Text)
Local phone: 403-356-1099

John Howard Society

The John Howard Society of Red Deer serves Central Alberta to provide support and services with a focus on criminal justice and crime prevention.  Their programs are focused on prevention, community engagement and education to foster community safety.

The John Howard Society of Red Deer has one funded program with LLCRD, the JHS Literacy Program at the Remand Centre.

For more information about these and many more programs and supports offered through the John Howard Society, visit.

4916 50th St, Red Deer


Red Deer Arts Council

The Red Deer Arts Council inspires, promotes, and stimulates arts, creativity, and culture in Red Deer and Central Alberta with learning opportunities, community gatherings, and programs for literacy, visual, and performing artists of all levels.  

The LLCRD funds two programs with the Red Deer Arts Council,

The Ross St. Singers

Hub 2.0 

For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through RDAC visit.

4919 49th St. #6, Red Deer


Alberta Prairies Life Enrichment Training Studios Ltd. 

The Alberta Prairies Life Enrichment Training Studio's mission is to educate, train and inspire a more accepting, and compassionate 

community. The twelve-week program focuses on conflict management, problem-solving, self-care, decision-making, and confidence. 

LLCRD funds the Life Enrichment Skills for Life Program

For more information about this exceptional program visit.

4805 48th St. Red Deer


Central Alberta FASD Network

Central Alberta FASD Network provides many services in the community, including the Learning Lifelong Life-Skills program. 

This 10-week class will provide hands-on learning for learners with FASD. This program will develop foundational skills including: 

Nutrition, budgeting, health, hygiene, healthy social activities, community connections, emotional regulation, coping skills, physical literacy, basic digital literacy, employment readiness, and other life skills identified by the students.

For more information about FASD and this program call:

#101 5214 47th, Ave. Red Deer


Central Alberta Immigrant Women's Association 

Central Alberta Immigrant Women's Association provides a network of support to enable immigrant women and their families to achieve a secure life in Canada. They achieve this mission by providing opportunities for growth through education, workshops, information-sharing sessions, employment training opportunities, and essential skills programs. 

LLCRD provides funding for two programs, 

Word Processing for Immigrants

Numeracy Skills for Newcomers

For more information about CAIWA and this program call:

4910 45 St. Red Deer


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