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Charitable Status

Registration No.: 118810829RR0001

Designation: Charitable Organization

Registered Charity Information Return T3010


The Alberta Association for the Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services

The United Church of Canada

Bissell Centre is accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement.

Imagine Canada Accreditation Trust Mark

The Accreditation Trustmark demonstrates to our donors, supporters and stakeholders that Bissell Centre meets the highest standards of business practice in the charitable sector.

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Other Reports

A Profile of Poverty in Edmonton (Edmonton Social Planning Council, January 2015)

No Change: After 25 Years of Promises, it’s Time to Eliminate Child Poverty (Edmonton Social Planning Council, November 2014)

Together We Raise Tomorrow: Alberta’s Poverty Reduction Strategy (Government of Alberta)

Creating Pathways out of Poverty: A Results-Based Approach Toward a Bold New Vision (United Way Alberta Capital Region)

A Place to Call Home: Edmonton’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness (PDF Format) – Prepared by the Edmonton Committee to End Homelessness

A Plan for Alberta: Ending Homelessness in 10 Years (PDF Format) – Report from the Government of Alberta’s Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness

Homeward Trust Edmonton
Homeward Trust is the amalgamation of the Edmonton Housing Trust Fund (EHTF) and the Edmonton Joint Planning Committee on Housing (EJPCOH).  The site also features full text research reports on issues related to housing and homelessness.

Better Access to Better Food, published 2012

Visit the Better Access to Better Food Wiki

Introductory Guide to Social Enterprising, 2012

Stories from people who live without food, published 2007

Stories from people who live without housing, published 2008

A discussion document for poverty elimination, 2006

A Social Policy Framework for Alberta: Fairness and Justice for All (2012)Parkland Institute and Alberta College of Social Workers

Edmonton Social Research Directory (2012) ThirdSource/Edmonton Social Planning Council