Membership Applications

 Thank you for your decision to join us as a member!

Standard Membership – For Albertans only. An individual must demonstrate at least one of the following: Living or going to school in Alberta, Working as a Child and Youth Care Counsellor, CYCA Administrator, CYC Supervisor, CYC Instructor/Trainer, Individual holding a CYC diploma or degree, Full or Intermediate Certification in Alberta.

The document must show your name and current Alberta address, which must be the same as on the application:

  • A current Alberta driver’s license or Alberta identification card OR
  • A current utility (Gas, Electric, Phone, Cable etc.) bill with Alberta residence address, dated in the last three months OR
  • A current pay stub, dated within the last three months.

Student Membership – An individual enrolled in a Post Secondary CYC program in Alberta, or an individual living in Alberta but going to school out of the province. This membership is a yearly fee. All students with a paid student membership receive one FREE year of membership following graduation upon proof of graduation.

  • Students will be required to upload a photo or scan of their student card, or proof of student status that includes their: name, student ID number and name of their college/university. This will be required each year the membership is renewed.
ATTENTION CURRENT STUDENT MEMBERS: If you are looking to upgrade your membership from Student to Standard, please log into the member portal and complete the member renewal for “Student Upgrade to Standard Membership”. If you don’t remember your account email, please contact the office. 
Organizational Membership – Organizations/Agencies/Programs that work with children, youth, and/or families that accept our code of ethics can have workshop/employment information listed on our website. Membership for agencies/organizations provides two votes at any general meeting.

Personal Information Protection

The information requested in this form is collected under the Personal Information Protection Act for the Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta’s internal use only.  No information contained in this form will be disclosed to any other individual, group, or agency as per the Confidentiality Policy of the Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta.  Questions concerning this collection should be directed to