Family and Community Support Services

At the heart of FCSS lies a philosophy rooted in the empowerment of individuals and families. We firmly believe that fostering self-help not only cultivates integrity and self-worth but also nurtures independence within our community. Through our programs, we strive to equip individuals and families with the tools and resources needed to embrace healthy lifestyles. By promoting self-sufficiency and resilience, we aim to enhance the overall quality of life in our community and provide vital support during times of crisis. Our initiatives are guided by a commitment to proactive intervention, ensuring that individuals have the necessary support to navigate life's challenges effectively.

Who can access our programs?

At FCSS, our programs are open to everyone, regardless of age. Whether you're a senior, parent, or young adult, we have services tailored to meet your needs. From family support to youth initiatives and senior programs, our goal is to ensure accessibility and inclusivity for all members of our community. We believe in providing support that spans across generations, fostering a stronger and more connected community for everyone.

Program updates

Join us for our upcoming Pitch-In clean-up event scheduled for April 27th! We're on the lookout for enthusiastic volunteers ready to roll up their sleeves and make a difference in our community. Whether you're passionate about environmental conservation or simply eager to lend a helping hand, we welcome individuals of all backgrounds and ages to participate. Register here. For more details, visit Volunteer Connector today. Let's come together to keep our community clean and vibrant!

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Upcoming programming and events

Connected by Culture

  • Gratitude Tree (Month of April): Pause for a moment of reflection and gratitude as we gather around our Gratitude Tree, expressing thanks for the people, experiences, and opportunities that enrich our lives. Contribute to a collective spirit of positivity and connection, fostering unity and resilience within our community.

  • Cultural Storytelling (Every Tuesday and Thursday in April): Dive into cultural narratives, promoting understanding, empathy, and appreciation of our rich multicultural heritage. Share stories passed down through generations, creating a platform for dialogue, connection, and mutual respect, fostering unity amidst diversity.

  • Community Potluck (April 10th): Celebrate culinary diversity with flavorful dishes representing traditions and heritage. Explore the flavors of cultures worldwide, cultivating a sense of belonging and strengthening community bonds through shared meals and stories.

  • Cultural Youth Night – Photography (April 17th): Embark on a visual exploration of cultural diversity through photography. Capture moments reflecting the beauty and uniqueness of our community's diverse cultures. Express yourself, share perspectives, and celebrate cultural heritage through this hands-on workshop.

  • Professional Development: MMIWG (April 19th): Join us for a vital conversation on addressing violence against Indigenous women and girls. Understand historical context, foster collaboration, and advocate for change regarding MMIWG. Limited to 20 agency professionals, with lunch and refreshments provided.

  • Bannock and Tea (April 25th): Experience Indigenous knowledge through stories, teachings, and laughter over warm bannock and mint tea. Join us for an enriching cultural gathering.

 

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