2022- 2023 Grant Year Funding Recipients.
CARE For Newcomers
For over thirty years, CARE has been available to help new immigrants and refugees adjust to their new 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
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through C.A.R.E, visit https://www.carefornewcomers.ca
Building our Stronger Selves
Employment Placement & Support Services offers many employment services and resources in the Red Deer area. 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 style.
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through EPSS visit.
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. Based on community needs, staff and volunteers, CMHA accomplishes this through recovery-focused support, education, and advocacy.
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through CMHA visit.
COSMOS, Group of Companies
COSMOS is a long-standing community agency that serves to connect community members to the wealth of resources and opportunities that exist in the central region. COSMOS offers workplace training and career services, community volunteerism, computer training, life skills workshops, community inclusion and recreational support. In addition to these services, they also offer advocacy groups such as Freebirds and Toastmasters International.
COSMOS Group of Companies currently receives funding to provide two programs:
Basic Computer Skills Program
Life Skills program
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through COSMOS visit. https://www.cosmosreddeer.ca.
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 for 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 fills an important role in the Red Deer community. They provide public education and community services in pressing for reform in the criminal justice area.
The John Howard Society of Red Deer has one funded program with LLCRD:
JHS Literacy Program
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through JHS visit.
Red Deer Arts Council
The purpose of RDAC is to bring arts and culture to the fore in our community. Their objective has been to develop the artists, the arts and culture delivery system, arts and culture engagement, and audience development.
The Red Deer Arts Council will create a vibrant community for literary, performing and visual artists and cultural organizations. Our organization will build on the past history, experiences, and talents of its founding members to create a stronger and more viable organization that will thrive and grow into the future.
The LLCRD funds the Ross St. Singers
and the New Hub 2.0
For more information about these and many more programs that are offered through RDAC visit.
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
LLCRD funds the Life Enrichment Skills for Life Program
For more information about this exceptional program visit.