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Cassandra, Karen and Adriean collaborating on the Making our Mark citizenship project. Read all about it here

Supporting the citizenship of people with disabilities

Skills Society is a not-for-profit organization whose vision is of a community where all individuals are valued citizens deserving respect, dignity and rights.

People with disabilities need more than just services. We believe the people we support should have the opportunity to live full lives like any other citizen.


Skills Society's innovative social change projects

Action Lab: A space to think differently and make ideas happen

Skills Society's space for community and businesses to creatively navigate complex challenges Read more

My Compass Planning App

Skills Society, Lift Interactive and Southern Alberta Community Living Association are building a human services app that humanizes the planning experience. Read more

Project Citizenship

is our award-winning initiative that helps people with disabilities be seen and included in our communities as full contributing citizens. Read more

News

What the heck is Social Innovation?

We were very lucky to have summer intern Rhea Kachroo researching patterns of Social Innovation and ways to help grow understanding of it within Skills Society and outside through initiatives […]

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Infographic explaining social innovation


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Skills Society supports people with disabilities, their families, and their communities.

Through day-to-day services and innovative projects, we work to help people with disabilities experience meaningful lives as valued citizens.

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Barry and his friend at Monster Pro Wrestling


The Action Lab

Rent the Action Lab

The Action Lab is our 2500 sq foot creative learning and workshop space designed by Manasc Isaac architects. You can rent this very unique space for workshops, events, strategic planning and to convene innovative minds to tackle complex challenges.

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The Action Lab


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Put your talents and passion to work.

Become a partner in the lives of those you work with, our employees are trained with strategic and creative alternatives for traditional ways of doing things. We're seeking talented and qualified individuals to work for us. Inquire today.

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Lizzamarie and Skills team members

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Help us continue our effort to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities.

Your investment helps us help people with disabilities to lead full, productive lives in our community. Transform lives, inspire cultural change.

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The Edmonton Police recognizing Jason “Captain Community” for his efforts to keep his neighbors safe