FCSS staff offer parenting programs and support based on the community needs. The parenting program is designed to bring quality parenting information and support to families in their communities in a variety of ways.
Move it! Move it!
This program inspires movement and gross motor skill development through activities and play.
Support Group Facilitation
Support Groups provides the opportunity to receive support and strategies from an FCSS counsellor as well as from others experiencing similar struggles. To find a support group in your area please call (587) 370-3728 or email Intake.Coordinator@fcss.ca.
Information and Referral
Information regarding services is provided. Presentations, individual consultation and referrals can be made on a variety of topics and services can be arranged.
This program will be focusing on art through the ages. It will provide an opportunity for kids to be creative while learning the importance of art process vs. product. Each week we will prepare activities that will help foster your child's creativity. children ages 0-10 years of age are welcome. Parents/Caregivers are required to be present for the duration of the program.
Baby Sign Language lets babies, as young as 9 months old, communicate their needs. Your baby will learn how to tell you: - When he is hungry, wants more, or is all done - If he is too cold or too hot - Or that he just needs a hug
Kids Summer Program
For children ages 6-10 years old. Each day will have a different theme. Children will participate in the themed activity; have outdoor playtime and a snack before heading home. Please register for the summer activities your child would like to attend. Only 25 children per day.
A play group for families with children ages 0-5 years. A time to play, create, sing, and be together * Registration is Required.
In this course, parents learn massage and how it can calm their baby, promote strong parent-child attachment, stimulate circulatory and digestive systems, improve sleep and more.
What You Do Matters
A six-week series that combines short group discussions followed by parent-child interaction. Each session focuses on a different topic.
Open Gym Time
This drop-in program is for families to experience gross motor activities together. This works toward developing coordination and balance, brain function, and self-regulation.
Roots of Empathy (ROE)
This internationally recognized program brings infants into classrooms to introduce students to the various stages of early human development. To learn more click.
Developmental Check-ups (ASQ)
Parents complete an age-appropriate questionnaire about their child's development. The check-ups provide parents with support and information about their child's development. To learn more click.
This community recycling program event offers families the opportunity to both share and benefit with other families within the community.
Family Night Live
Activities focused on children ages 3-12 years Family activities, Snacks, Time together. Parents must attend with children, no childcare provided.
Stay & Play in the Park
This program encourages fun and interaction between the parent and child (birth to 5-year-old) leading to healthy attachment and early childhood development. Weather Permitting.
Parent Preschool Program (PPP)
A partnership program with Lethbridge College and PPP parents. Emphasizes early childhood development and care. Click for registration information.
After School Adventures
A registered class for students in grades 3-5 (Ages 8-11). Students bring their own lunch to eat, participate in a variety of activities (cooking, crafts, science, music /drama, gym or outdoor play), get to know each other, and have a snack.
Baby & Me
These post-natal classes help new parents learn about the challenges and rewards of parenting as well as the skills needed to help baby grow and develop.
Car Seat Clinic
Come have your car seat inspected and properly installed. Receive answers to any questions you may have. Enforcement tickets will NOT be issued.
The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families
The 7 Habits of Successful Families workshop is based on Stephen R. Covey’s #1 best sellers. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families®. This engaging family-strengthening program has proven successful with all kinds of families because it uses a self-discovery and adult-learner approach. Families come away with new ways of thinking, new skills, new attitudes, and the commitment to make their family successful.
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
This program provides parents with simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children's behavior and prevent problems developing. To learn more click.
Nature Stay & Play
Parents with children 0-5 years of age will explore and experience Nature Play outdoors.
Baby Gym Time is a drop-in program for parents and their children 0-2 years of age. Join us for a fun session of baby friendly activities and self-directed play.
Play Support Group
For Families with Children with Special Needs /Abilities, ages 0-7 years. No diagnosis required. Professional Support Workers will be attending
Presentations and Workshops
Presentations offered by the FCSS Counselling team strengthen and enrich individual and family well-being. Topics may include: marriage education, parenting skills, anger and stress management and more. To book a presentation or workshop please call (587) 370-3728 or email Intake.Coordinator@fcss.ca