About Us

Message from the Director

Mariam’s Footsteps Inc. believes that in order to accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream and, not only plan but also believe. It is from our close and extended communities, vulnerable children, youth and families that we’ve learned vision is the art of seeing things invisible – seeing the potential of each and every person as their unique being and supporting their renewal, growth and success. How wonderful it is that Mariam’s Footsteps Inc. has not waited a single moment more than necessary before starting to improve our worlds.

This is an exciting and challenging time for our organization as we have adapted the philosophy of care to recent changes in our demographic population and in response to the needs of our community of atrisk children and families. We are the footprints of a new concept identified as family oriented sanctuary homes which qualifies as neither residential nor group home care but a family focused residential setting. This provides an atmosphere where the children can be safe and continue to grow while parents and/or other family members may gain the knowledge from experienced staff committed to the best interests of the child. The life of a person is a circle from childhood to childhood and within each child lies our future and our past. It is our devout commitment to ensure that Mariam’s Footsteps sets the benchmark for excellence in services which provide, protect, nurture, teach and restore children and their families.

Ultimately, Mariam’s Footsteps Inc. would like to address and further impact the multiple challenges facing most struggling families. These issues include homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence, parenting skills and mental health issues of both children and their family members. Our long range goal is to improve the way individuals, families, communities and the greater society care for our vulnerable children and families by affecting systematic change and by staying focused on the larger ultimate goal; to ensure that more children are safe, healthy and prepared for life.

Since the children and families referred to our programs are as complex as they are unique, few require only one service and most need a myriad to help them overcome the challenges that brought them into our care.

It is not the strongest of species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

– Charles Darwin

We look forward to answering any questions that you may have about our organization, our policies or our admissions process.

I remain with best regards,

Zubair Ahmed
CEO/Managing Director

Contact Detail

24hrs Crisis Line: 780.340.7426

Phone: 780.462.7426 (780-4MARIAM) | 780.413.6856
Fax: 780.413.6857

Email: info@mariamsfootsteps.ca

202 - 3128 Parsons Road, Edmonton, Alberta, T6N 1L6