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Recovery Task Force – People Pillar Progress Update

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The information presented below provides an overview of trends in Wood Buffalo Food Bank distribution, school board enrolment, Canadian Red Cross financial support, the provision of mental health services, and crime statistics.

Individuals Served by Wood Buffalo Food Bank

Individuals Served by Wood Buffalo Food Bank

Source: Wood Buffalo Food Bank. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Hampers Distributed by Wood Buffalo Food Bank

Individuals Served by Wood Buffalo Food Bank

Source: Wood Buffalo Food Bank. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

School Board Enrolment

School Board Enrolment

The Fort McMurray Catholic School District experienced a two-student decrease overall in January 2017. The Fort McMurray Public School District experienced a 50-student increase overall in January 2017.

Source: FMCSD/FMPSD. Update frequency: Annually. Last update: . September 1, 2017.

Red Cross Assessments Completed

Red Cross Assessments Completed

Red Cross assessments include housing assistance, emergency lodging, financial assistance (mortgage, rent, utilities, household goods) and school assistance (school supplies, tuition payments, classroom materials).

Assessments are scheduled, in-person needs assessments to determine the type and level of assistance that a person or family may require.

Source: Canadian Red Cross. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Red Cross Walk-In Assessments Completed

Red Cross Walk-In Assessments Completed

Walk-in assessments are unscheduled, in-person needs assessments to determine the type and level of assistance that a person or family may require.

Source: Canadian Red Cross. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Red Cross Outreach Appointments Completed

Red Cross Outreach Appointments Completed

In-person outreach appointments occur in Anzac and Fort McKay and offer residents a chance to speak in person.

Emergency lodging outreach appointments occur at the hotels where residents have been provided emergency accommodation.

Source: Canadian Red Cross. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Red Cross Virtual Appointments Completed

Red Cross Virtual Appointments Completed

Virtual assessments are conducted by phone in Tele Centre to determine the level of assistance that a person or family may require.

Source: Canadian Red Cross. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

North Zone Mental Health Visits to RMWB Residents

North Zone Mental Health Visits to RMWB Residents

Community mental health would include services such as assessments and therapeutic interventions. Essentially, any activities which occur with the Community Mental Health staff who work with clients.

Source: Alberta Health Services. Update frequency: Quarterly. Last update: April 1, 2017.

ER Visits for RMWB Residents Related to Mental HealthER Visits for RMWB Residents related to Mental Health


Source: Alberta Health Services. Update frequency: Quarterly. Last update: April 1, 2017.

RMWB Counselling Sessions

RMWB Counselling Sessions

RMWB counselling services do not include all types of counselling, therefore an individual/couple/family may be referred to another counselling service. Mandated counselling services, court ordered assessments or reports are not provided.

Source: RMWB. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Violent Crime Investigations

Violent Crime Investigations

Source: RCMP - Wood Buffalo Detachment. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Property Crime Investigations

Property Crime Investigations

Source: RCMP - Wood Buffalo Detachment. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Drug Crime Investigations

Drug Crime Investigations

Source: RCMP - Wood Buffalo Detachment. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Hours Spent on Victim Services

Hours Spent on Victim Services

Source: RCMP - Wood Buffalo Detachment. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

Domestic Violence Investigations

Domestic Violence Investigations

Source: RCMP - Wood Buffalo Detachment. Update frequency: Monthly. Last update: September 1, 2017.

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