EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it's boosting spending for family and community support programs by $10 million.
Family and Community Support Services include support groups, youth mentors, home support and outreach services for seniors.
About $7.5 million of the extra money will be distributed to all participating municipalities and Metis settlements.
The government says the remaining $2.5 million will be distributed to communities that have experienced substantial population growth.
The announcement brings the total spending for the programs to $86 million.
The Canadian Press