Social Services

Employees:

  • Melvina Arcand – Director
  • Loiselle Arcand – Assistant Director
  • Patricia Cardinal – lncome Supports Manager
  • Sarah Arcand – lncome Supports Worker
  • Sheila Lafleche – Receptionist
  • Lyle Lafleche – Janitor
  • Nathan (Jim)Arcand Maintenance
  • Pushpa Nath – Finance Manager
  • Denise Lafleche – Finance Clerk

Social Development offers the following programs:

1) lncome Support

The Income Support Program is to assist with Supports for lncome Supports to on-reserve members and/or residents of the Alexander First Nation. This program is policy driven through INAC and utilizes the 360 program to administer the lncome Supports Benefits. The Staff will assist clients in establishing and/or maintaining self-reliance and independence,

2) Elde/s Utilities

This program is funded through the LSC Vote each year. lt is for ALL Alexander First Nation members who are the age of 65 and over and have utilities in their name. This program is for Power and Gas bills ONLY.

3) Emergency Food Program

This program is for Alexander First Nation members who may be experiencing hardship. Upon eligibility, the Alexander First Nation members may be entitled to access the Emergency Food Program as a once only,

4) Funeral Assistance

The Funeral Assistance program may be utilized for Alexander First Nation Members only. This program will assist in the Funeral arrangements for Alexander First Nation Members.


For any questions / inquiries, please contact us at:

Social Development: P.O. Box 3479

MORINVILLE, AB T8R 1S3

Phone: (780) 939-2700

Fax: (780) 939-2703


VISION STATEMENT

..WORKING AS A UNIFIED BODY FOR THE HIGHEST GOOD OF ALL; BEING ACCOUNTABLE AND KIND; IN A HEALTHY TRUSTING ENVIRONMENT.”

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide resource$ and supports to Alexander First Nation members/residents in maintaining a basic standard of living while promoting independency and family unity, Alexander Social Development will continuously improve services that will met the needs of the community by implementing and developing innovative programs and practices.