The ALS Society of Alberta is a non-profit organization dedicated to making each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It is the only non-profit organization in Alberta that provides support to those affected by the disease and is the largest donor per-capita to the national ALS research program.
The provincial office is located in Calgary and an additional office is located in Edmonton. The Society provides services in the Northwest Territories when required. The ALS Society of Alberta is a member of the Federation of the ALS Societies across Canada.
Our mission is to make each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS. We achieve this by:
facilitating the provision of care
helping find a cure
advocating for change
Values and Guiding Principles
Respect - we respect the rights, responsibilities and uniqueness of all people with whom we work and to those who receive services from the ALS Society of Alberta.
Caring - we demonstrate compassion by listening and providing responsive and practical support.
Service - we serve the needs of people affected by ALS in a fair and equitable manner. We are committed to the continuous improvement of our Society for the betterment of people affected by ALS.
Accountability - we are responsible for our decisions and actions on behalf of the Society. We demonstrate due diligence in fulfilling our commitments to people living with ALS, their families and friends, our volunteers, donors and all others who help us support people living with ALS.
Passion - we demonstrate a strong, emotional enthusiasm in our endeavours to make a positive difference in the lives of people affected by ALS. We communicate this enthusiasm to encourage others to share in our vision.
Quality of Life - we strive to make each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS by providing the highest level of support and services possible.