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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

Edmonton Shift Lab

Responding to the work of EndPovertyEdmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation and the Skills Society Action Lab partnered to develop the Edmonton Shift Lab. Read more

Citizen Action Hall

is a unique approach to exploring ideas and action that support engaged citizenship. What makes this approach to education innovative is how people with disabilities are instructors and leaders of discussion around disability and citizenship issues. Read more

The Citizen Action Lab

is a think tank that uses a social lab approach for discovering innovative ways to connect people with disabilities to meaningful citizenship roles and employment. Read more

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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


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


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