Infant Massage Remote/Online
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, all from the comfort of your home.
Kaleidoscope - Painting with Bob Ross
A free virtual event for youth aged 14-18 to follow along with a Bob Ross tutorial, learning more about painting while building social skills and self-esteem. Free event with all materials provided; registration closes 3 days prior to event.
Kids Have Stress Too! Remote/Online
Research shows that even very young children can learn to manage their stress effectively.
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.
Your Child's Brain
Optimal early childhood development begins with you as the expert of your child! Join us to see how you can help your child's brain!
Activity bags contain engaging activities for children and families to do together. Visit the FCSS calendar to find out when the activity bags will be available in your area.
Triple P Discussion Groups
The discussion topics explore different problems parents commonly face and some of the reasons why they happen. Parents are introduced to positive parenting strategies to help prevent problems. All approaches are evidence-based, and parents choose which approach suits them best.
FCSS Weekly Columns
Weekly articles from FCSS staff to support the well-being of residents and families.
Rainbows For All Children
A 12 week program that helps children who are grieving the loss of a parent or guardian due to death, divorce, deployment, or trauma.
Getting the Most Out of Life
Getting the Most out of Life through Mindful Awareness: Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally, to things as they are.
Triple P Teen Discussion Group - Coping with Teenagers' Emotions
TEEN TRIPLE P DISCUSSION GROUP - FOR THE COMMON PROBLEMS OF RAISING TEENS. IS THIS YOUR FAMILY? A teenager who screams or cries at the drop of a hat.
Parfleche Purse Making
Learn the history of the parfleche bag, how it was made, and what its purpose was in Indigenous cultures. Participants will get to make their own handcrafted parfleche purse!
Book Club - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
This Book Club is designed to teach teens, ages 12-19 years of age, the 7 habits, core principles and practices that help lead teens towards a more purposeful, healthy, vibrant and successful future.
Presentations and Conferences
Presentations are provided on a range of topics to support the wellness of seniors in their every day lives.
Support for Seniors
Assisting residents: Who are feeling isolated or vulnerable. Need someone to talk to. Someone to listen. Connect with additional resources.
Triple P Seminar 1 - The Power of Positive Parenting
For every parent who ever wondered: "Why does my child do that?" This seminar helps you understand the reasons kids do what they do, so you can guide their behaviour - and see more of the behaviour you like, and less of the behaviour you don't like.
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.
Kaleidoscope - Art Jam & Games Night
A free virtual event for youth aged 13-18 who are interested in making art and playing arts-based games with friends. Free event; registration closes at 1PM.
Indigenous Caregiver Café
An opportunity to come together to discuss the successes and challenges of parenting in a supportive environment.
Triple P Teen Seminars
Triple P Seminars, in the format of a larger group, are an introduction to Positive parenting. There are three seminars in the Triple P Teen series. You can choose to attend one, two or all three.
Male and Female Brains and How to Co-Parent
Male and Female Brains - is there a difference, and if so, how on earth do we co-parent? There's a lot of conflicting information out there about whether there are real differences between male and female brains. Come see what neuroscience is showing us and learn some practical strategies for co-parenting.
Each year BEW FCSS hosts an annual event to share and celebrate the impact of FCSS within our region. At this event, a Year in Review report is shared to illustrate the positive impact within the communities.
Make a Change Monday: Building Healthy Habits for School & Life
Providing skills to parents and children, ages 9-12 years old, to maximize healthy working habits for at home learning and homework.
Parent Tween/Teen Tips Remote/Online
Parenting tips for parents of tweens/teenagers using Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) tip sheets.
Online/Phone Parent Support Services
Are you feeling stressed? Running out of ideas to keep your child busy? Struggling with talking to your child? How can I reassure my child? and more!
Information and Support
Seniors, their families and caregivers can gain information on a variety of topics.
Online Classes related to Health and Wellness. Classes are open to individuals, couples, and families of all ages.
Triple P Teen Discussion Group - Building Teenagers’ Survival Skills
TEEN TRIPLE P DISCUSSION GROUP - FOR THE COMMON PROBLEMS OF RAISING TEENS. IS THIS YOUR FAMILY? A teenager who's drinking, skipping school or hanging out with a bad crowd.
These presentations may involve a variety of topics such as stress, anxiety, bullying, resiliency, self-esteem, healthy relationships and personal responsibility. The presentations are built around the 40 Developmental Assets model to support the development of personal and life skills.
Triple P Group
Triple P Group gives you support to help you manage your child's behaviour and prevent the kinds of problems that make family life stressful.
This is an intergenerational program connecting seniors with local students to share knowledge and develop local friendships.
Family Nutrition Remote/Online
Nutrition Presentation and Q&A with a registered Dietitian from Alberta Health Services.
Kaleidoscope - Zine Making
A free virtual workshop for youth aged 13-18 who are interested in learning how to plan and create miniature magazines.
Triple P Teen Seminar - Raising Responsible Teenagers
Find out what makes teenagers tick! You'll come away with new ideas to encourage your teenager to make good decisions, be respectful, considerate, reliable and involved in family life.
Come and play with your child, meet new friends and be part of meaningful conversations.
Caregiver Café Tween/Teen Remote/Online
This online/virtual class is for parents/caregivers of tweens/teens to connect with other adults. An opportunity to come together to discuss the successes and challenges of parenting emerging adolescents and teens in a supportive environment.
Kaleidoscope - Poetry & Lyrics Workshop
A free virtual event for youth aged 13-18 who want to learn more about different styles of poetry, how to find inspiration to write it, and get some practice writing & sharing their work!
DO GOOD - FEEL GOOD! A leadership opportunity for youth in COALDALE – COALHURST – RAYMOND – TABER. Youth (grade 10-12) will learn through a hands-on experience how to make a difference in their community.
Kaleidoscope - Let's Draw Perspective
A free virtual workshop for youth aged 13-18 who are interested in practicing how to draw bodies, objects, and environments from different angles.
DO Crew JR
A group for motivated youth (ages 11-14) seeking to better their community through volunteer and leadership opportunities. DO GOOD. FEEL GOOD.
Youth Counselling and Support
Counselling services offered specifically to youth to assist with the unique needs and struggles which often occur during this time of development.
Parent Toddler Tips Remote/Online
Parenting tips for parents of toddlers using Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) tip sheets.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
Learn how to share information about bodies and sex with children in a positive, age-appropriate way. For parents and caregivers with children aged 0-12.
Caregiver Café Remote/Online
This online/virtual class is for parents/caregivers to connect with other adults. A time to talk about your challenges and concerns as well as share your successes during these unusual times.
Triple P Discussion Group - Managing Fighting and Aggression
Do you have a child who hits, bites or fights? This course will also help prepare plans to manage times when fighting and aggression do occur.
Triple P Seminars
Positive Parenting in a Nutshell. Most of the time, parenting is fun. But there are times when things get a little tricky. Tripe P Seminars, in the format of a larger group, are an introduction to Positive Parenting.
Seniors Wellness Workshops
Join us for fun, interactive and informative workshops geared toward seniors.