FCSS staff offers a variety of community and school programs to assist youth in their day to day lives. FCSS has strengthened partnerships with the school divisions in our surrounding rural areas to increase the number of strategies and resources available to youth. In addition, there is counselling services available to youth 10 years or older in both individual, group or family formats.
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.
Kaleidoscope - Young Writers Club
A free virtual writing club for youth aged 13-18. Participants will learn about different elements of storytelling and writing while working on a challenge to write a short novel in the month of November, National Novel Writing Month. New members welcome at any time.
Rainbows For All Children
A 8 week program that helps children who are grieving the loss of a parent or guardian due to death, divorce, deployment, or trauma. Parents also attend their own sessions, so they are able to understand their own grief/loss and how to support their child outside of the group.
Kaleidoscope - Watercolour Mosaic Painting
This free workshop held for youth aged 13-18 will help participants build their skill with watercolour painting and give them the opportunity to create a watercolour mosaic.
Taming Worry Dragons
We all experience feelings of worry and fear during our lives, and children are no exception. This programs aims to help children who are affected by worry and anxiety.
True Colours LGBTQ2S+ Creativity & Community Group
A support group using expressive arts for people who identify as part of the LGBTQ2S+ community, for youth ages 16-19.
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.
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 Inclusive Youth Programming provides arts-based programs for youth aged 14 to 18 that are looking for extra supports in their communities.
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.
Kaleidoscope - Artist Talk
A free virtual artist talk and Q&A period for youth aged 13-18 who want to learn from an industry professional about what it's like.
Kaleidoscope - Holiday Movie & Cardmaking
A free event for youth aged 13-18. Attendees of this event will create cards for members of the community while watching a movie, enjoying snacks, and getting to know each other!
Kaleidoscope - Dungeons & Dragons
A free virtual workshops for LGBTQ2S+ youth aged 14-18 to play Dungeons & Dragons. An opportunity to socialize and build new skills.
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.