Alberta Council of Disability Services
Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) is a not-for-profit association. It serves community-based service provider members who support people with developmental disabilities or brain injury. The goal of ACDS is to ensure quality service delivery for individuals within Community Disability Services (CDS). Member support is provided through education, accreditation, research, networking and collaboration, and has evolved into an important communications channel.
People with Disabilities live full lives as citizens supported by a vibrant network of services in their communities
ACDS is the collective voice of our members, advancing excellence and best practices, advocating for effective public policy, and championing professional disability services
We listen, learn and lead together, with respect, integrity and responsibility
The ACDS mandate is to facilitate interaction, co-operation and communication between members, the Government of Alberta, the community and other external stakeholders