Family and Community Support Services. Please enter Children & Youth or counselling in the search section. A number of resources will be listed for you to contact.
Strathcona County and Family Community services (780-464-4404) offer a wide variety of counselling services and programs. Located in Sherwood Park.
Here is a link that will find services based on your location. Please enter Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park into the search bar. You will get more options.
University of Alberta: http://www.edpsychology.ualberta.ca/CentresAndInstitutes/ClinicalServices.aspx.
College of Alberta Psychologists Referral Line – 1-888-424-0297
Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan: http://fortsask.bgccan.com/programs/youth-and-family-support-program
Walk in counselling services at Strathcona County:
Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan
An Evening with FSCD and PDD
May 2, 2019 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan 10090 93 ave Fort Saskatchewan
Family Support for Children with Disabilities
Come learn the ins and outs to applying for and receiving support from FSCD and PDD. Opportunities to ask questions and learn about eligibility, how to determine your needs and which services are right for your family.
Family Support For Children with Disabilities (FSCD)
The Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) Program provides a wide range of family-centred supports and services. Services are meant to help strengthen families’ ability to promote their child’s healthy development and encourage their child’s participation in activities at home and in the community.
Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD)
Persons with Developmental Disabilities Program help fund programs and services to help adult Albertans with developmental disabilities to be a part of their communities and live as independently as they can.
Reserve your spot for this no cost session by calling Heather @ 780-992-0103 or
Conversations With Your Teen: The Fourth R Way
Monday April 29, 2019 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
St. Andre Bessette Catholic School 8300 Southfort Drive, Fort Saskatchewan
Join the Boys and Girls Club in this 1.5hr session adapted from the Fourth R Healthy Relationships Plus Program for an opportunity to learn how to have conversations with your teenagers about some of life's tougher subjects.
From dating and healthy relationships to assertive communication, mental health and substance use, we will leave you with more knowledge on the ups and downs of the teenage years so you are comfortable having all types of conversations with your teen.
Also hear what teens are sharing and experiencing in the Fourth R Program offered in 5,000 schools across Canada. You might just be surprised as to what they know and what they wish you knew too.
Family and Community Services
Adults only-Free & Facilitated Counselling Group for families of LGTBQS+ Youth
Families & allies welcome!
• Drop-In, registration upon arrival
• Open to new participants
• Snacks & refreshments included
1st & 3rd Wednesday form 6:30-8:00 pm
Th ere are unique challenges to raising any child , and to staying connected a s a family. This counselling group will provide connection, understanding and education for families and allies who want support as they journey with their LGBTQ S+ loved ones .
• Healthy relationships
• Creating safety
• How to be a support
• Navigating change
• Resources for loved ones
• Affirming health care
LOCATION Family and Community Services 2nd Floor, 501 Festival Avenue, Sherwood Park
For more information call 780-464-4044 strathcona.ca/ groups
Alberta Health Services Caregiver Series:
Caregiver Education Series
Reduce Stigma. Receive Information. Reflect on Strategies.
The Children, Youth & Families-Addiction and Mental Health (AHS) and Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (RCSD) are pleased to continue to provide the Caregiver Education Series. These free 90 minute sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with basic level information regarding addiction and mental health challenges that can and do affect children and youth.
Register now at www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca
Who can attend:
Presentations are hosted in schools but are open to all adults in the community. Note that some sessions focus on topics relating to elementary school children while others apply mainly to adolescents. Unless specified, sessions are for an adult audience; however some sessions welcome youth (ages 12+) to attend with their parent/caregiver.
All current sessions can be found at our website: www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca
National Child & Youth Mental Health Day – May 7, 2019
Our Caregiver Education Sessions are for caregivers who want more information about how they can support their child’s mental health.
May 7th is National Child & Youth Mental Health Day. This day is about building caring connections between children, youth, and caring adults in their lives. Let’s continue to have these important conversations and build connections to enhance the mental health and overall health of our children and youth!