“Working to Get Central Alberta Working”

EPSS, established in 1986, is a not-for-profit agency operated, and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representing various sectors within the community. This Board represents STEPS Society of Red Deer which is incorporated as a society under the Societies Act. The purpose of EPSS is to actualize the principles of equality in employment by providing a broad continuum of specialized employment and training services to assist unemployed and underemployed individuals including Youth, Adults, Immigrants, Mature Workers and Persons with Disabilities.

Mission & Goals

Our mission is to enhance quality of life by providing innovative community and employment services to those we support. Since inception, EPSS has provided quality, successful services to numerous recipients of Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped, Alberta Works Income Support, Employment Insurance Benefits as well as Albertans with Employment Insurance Reachback, and those who are unemployed or underemployed. This success is attributable to the dedication and quality of staff employed by EPSS, the flexibility of programming to meet Client/Funding Body needs, and its evolution to meet the changing needs of our clientele.

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Committed To:

  • Providing an atmosphere of dignity and respect
  • Developing services based on individual needs
  • Collaboration with our community partners
  • Increased community participation and awareness
 

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