About us

Established in 1992, Islamic Family and Social Services Association (IFSSA), is a non-profit registered charity dedicated to providing services in response to the social needs of the Edmonton community within an Islamic context.

IFSSA Values

Compassion: Understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it.
Accountable: Obliged to report and be answerable for our actions.
Respect: hold in confidence client information
Enterprising: assist clients to overcome their difficulties..

Objectives

  • Provide basic necessities such as food, clothing and other emergency assistance to those in need to complement other community resources.
  • Help prevent individuals from forming destructive habits (eg: violence, substance abuse or anti-social behavior).
  • Provide appropriate, culturally-sensitive counselling services through qualified professionals.
  • Assist refugees, new immigrants and newcomers to Edmonton in integrating comfortably into the community and society at large.
  • Collaborate with community agencies and be a resource for culturally appropriate services.
  • Operate as a vibrant, professional and well-resourced agency in accordance with our core values.
  • Operate programs for youth and parents focused on strengthening the family.