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 6 years or older in both individual, group or family formats.
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.
True Colours LGBTQ2S+ Creativity & Community Group
A free in-person discussion & art group for 2SLGBTQ+ youth aged 16-19. All art supplies and snacks will be supplied. Funded by the Alberta Family Resource Network.
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.
The group will help youth, ages 11-13, learn successful resilience skills, using a growth mindset and journaling approach.
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.
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.
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.
In-person event for youth 13-18 who’ve enjoyed Kaleidoscope programming in the last 1.5 years. Games, art, and time with friends will help us celebrate what we accomplished together!
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 Inclusive Youth Programming provides arts-based programs for youth aged 14 to 18 that are looking for extra supports in their communities.
Taming Worry Dragons
We all experience feelings of worry and fear during our lives, and children are no exception. This program aims to help children ages 8-12 years old, and their parents, who are affected by worry and anxiety.
Kaleidoscope - Cosplay Club
A monthly club for youth aged 13-18 looking to learn more about everything cosplay, from costume design to prop building to makeup. An opportunity to socialize and build new practical skills, often led by a special guest instructor.
Kaleidoscope - Young Writers Club
A free virtual writing club for youth aged 13-18. Participants learn about different elements of storytelling and writing. New members welcome at any time.
Kaleidoscope - Dungeons & Dragons Game Running Workshop
An online workshop to help participates learn how to run their own D&D games from professional Dungeon Master Solly Krygier-Paine. Open to youth aged 13-18.