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About Us

We are a highly accredited, charitable agency that is the largest community social services organization in Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta and have been operating since 1910.

We assist 7,000 people to improve their quality of life on an annual basis with the support of our four key Departments: Home Services; Immigrant Services; Counselling, Outreach and Education; and DaCapo Disability Services

What We Do

A great way to understand what we do is to look at our annual reports and strategic plan. They will give you an understanding of the clients we’ve helped and how we helped them. They will also provide an overview of our services and programs as well as how we run them efficiently and cost-effectively.

View our 2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan 

View our 2016 Annual Report 
 
View our 2015 Annual Accountability Statement
 
View our 2014 Annual Accountability Statement
 
View our 2013 Annual Accountability Statement

Vision Statement 

A connected and inclusive community where people thrive. 

Mission Statement

We are a highly-accredited, charitable human services organization that improves the well-being and quality of life for individuals and families in Southwestern Alberta.

Values

Respect, Integrity, Compassion

Philosophy

We are a private non-profit community agency dedicated to providing services to those in need, regardless of economic status. The agency provides community-based support to individuals and families to facilitate human potential, choice, and independence. Through advocacy, public education, prevention, intervention and community development, Lethbridge Family Services responds to emerging family needs.
 

Agency Governance

We are governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and managed by a professional staff.

History

We have a history of service extending back to the Lethbridge Nursing Mission established in 1910. In 1967, the agency merged with Catholic Family Services to become Lethbridge Family Services.

Throughout its history, Lethbridge Family Services has played a major role in the identification and development of new services and is committed to inter-agency cooperation as a means of fully utilized resources within the community.

 
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Vision Statement: A connected and inclusive community where people thrive.