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Jason "Captain Community”. See his story on Project Citizenship

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

Little Italy Community Garden

is a Community Garden that Skills Society and citizens with disabilities are building in the Little Italy area of the McCauley neighbourhood. Read more

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

Making Our Mark

was an innovative social change project that brought together citizens with disabilities, U of A anthropology students and researchers and SNAP print shop artists to explore notions of citizenship through Art. Read more

News

Summer 2018 Newsblast

The Summer 2018 Newsblast is here! It’s been a busy couple of months with the Annual General Meeting, the CommuniTEA Infusion season starting, and the official release of the 1.5 […]

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Summer 2018 Newsblast


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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