M.A.P.S. (Mapping and Planning Support) Alberta Capital Region, supports Local Area Networks of human service providers in planning together by creating maps and assisting with their use within the planning process. It has been our pleasure to develop new community mapping methods and styles along with our human service partners over the past 13 years. Our mapping efforts have evolved with the needs of our sector. In an effort to ensure that the voice of program participants is heard and included in planning processes we have broadened our community engagement efforts and conducted community based research with our partners.

Our Vision

A more comprehensive, accessible continuum of human services exists to support children, youth, families and communities in their healthy development.

Our Goals

  • Relationships among service providers/community groups will be enhanced.
  • Human service providers/funders will be able to plan more effectively.
  • Human service providers/funders will be able to measure change more effectively.

We Value

  • Inclusivity.
  • Community partnerships.
  • Cross sector collaboration.
  • Capacity building approaches.
  • Community ownership.
  • The knowledge and wisdom of community members.
  • Personal integrity and ethical practice.

Meet Our Team

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DEBORAH MORRISON

Executive Director & Partnership Enhancement Facilitator
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Louise Ye

Social Geographer & Multimedia Storyteller
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LINDEE GOLDEN

Social Geographer & Multimedia Storyteller
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AMANDA ALMOND

Community Based Research Consultant
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Community Engagement and Research Specialist
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KILEE WINTERFORD-NADEAU

Artist
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Shery Khedr

Webmaster