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Healthy Muslim Families and Community


To meet the basic physical and emotional needs of the community within an Islamic context.


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..


  • 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.