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Membership

The strength of our voice is dependent upon the support of people and organizations concerned about social issues—people like you. By getting involved with the Edmonton Social Planning Council, you add your voice to our message of positive social development and policy change.

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Donate

Your donation helps us do our work. It keeps our social research current and comprehensive. It allows us to take on bigger projects and make a greater impact in the community. It strengthens our voice—your voice, and the voices of those who lack the opportunity to speak for themselves.

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Volunteer

We have many volunteer opportunities including Research Reviews and Newsletter Writing, Focus Groups, Special Events, Photography and/or Videography, Casino, Board of Directors

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Resource and Support Links

The Resource and Support links will take you to a selection of weblinks related to a variety of research topic, support systems, and agencies, as well as a list of some of the best resources in our library for each topic.

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Contact Us

Contact Form

Susan Morrissey, Executive Director: susanm@edmontonsocialplanning.ca
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 353)

Sandra Ngo, Research Coordinator: researchcoord@edmontonsocialplanning.ca
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 354)

Justine Basilan, Executive Assistant: reception@edmontonsocialplanning.ca
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 349)

Jenn Rossiter, MA, Project Coordinator | Research Services and Capacity Building: research@edmontonsocialplanning.ca
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 350)

Brett Lambert, Community Engagement Coordinator: commofficer@edmontonsocialplanning.ca
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 351)

Federal Budget 2019

Federal budgets are highly political documents. Budget 2019 is both a pre-election budget and an effort to change the channel from the recently SNC-Lavalin controversy. The details of the Budget Plan with live links to different chapters can be accessed here:...

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The fACTivist January 2019

Executive Director Update What is Food Insecurity Community Economic Development in Edmonton Examining Portable Housing Benefits for Low Income Families Securing Appropriate Housing  Effective Interventions for Isolated Indigenous Seniors: Enhancing Edmonton...

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Research Update – January 2019

INSIDE THIS UPDATE OECD Policy Brief on Child Well-Being Reviewed By: Sara Boulos - 1 2018 Annual Report on Immigration Reviewed by Michelle Sorenson - 3 Intergenerational Homeownership Reviewed by Nav Tehera - 5 Born to Win: Wealth Concentration in Canada Reviewed by...

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Vital Signs® Edmonton 2018

Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, Vital Topics, that are timely...

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Research Update – October 2018

EndPovertyEdmonton Year One Progress Report Reviewed By: Yasmin Hussein .....1 Alberta Minimum Wage Profile Reviewed by Ryan Dexter .....3 Impacts of Significant Minimum Wage Increase Reviewed by Aksyha Boopalan.....5 Child Welfare and Youth Homelessness in Canada...

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Edmonton Social Planning Council
10544 - 106 Street NW, Suite 200 (Bassini Building)
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 2X6
780-423-2031.

Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Please note our office is temporarily closed to the public.

Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, the Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) is taking precautionary measures to do our part in slowing the spread of the disease.

The ESPC physical office will be closed effective March 16, 2020, until further notice. We will continue to work and serve our community and clients remotely. All of us at ESPC have the necessary resources to work remotely with little disruption to our scheduled project deliverables.

Please note that by working remotely, emails will be answered, but phone calls may take longer to respond too. We would recommend email or our website contact form as the quickest way to connect with us.

Additionally, all in-person ESPC events and meetings have been cancelled. We will be monitoring the situation and decide soon on the status of our Annual General Meeting and the scope of our 80th Anniversary celebrations.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly changing issue, we recommend you stay informed, please refer to the Alberta Government website and the City of Edmonton website for local updates.

* Please note that we are not a government department or direct service provider. We do not provide individuals with information about social benefit programs (i.e. AISH, workers compensation benefits, etc.). If you have questions about these services, please dial 211 or access online by clicking here. For assistance with provincial programs, Alberta Supports can help you access more than 30 programs and 120 community services https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-supports.aspx.

Subscribe to our Email and NewslettersWhen you subscribe to our email list, you can expect a modest number of updates from the Edmonton Social Planning Council, which will include notices of new reports and publications, upcoming events, mentions of ESPC in the news, as well as selected announcements from our partner organizations.

The strength of our voice is dependent on the support of people and organizations concerned about social issues; people like you! The Edmonton Social Planning Council is a non-profit charitable organization that is funded by personal donations, memberships, and project funders.  If you would like to be more involved please consider a membership, donation or becoming a volunteer.