Seniors

Strathcona County is home to a generation that models hard work, vitality and care for others. Together, we are creating a community that is connected, safe, affordable and accessible for older adults.

Seniors' Week is June 7 to 13

Image of senior driver reflected in side mirror.

Celebrate with a drive-thru event Monday, June 7 and a Virtual Trade Fair on the County’s website all week long.

Learn more.

Seniors' support and services survey

You’re invited to provide your thoughts on the seniors’ supports and services in Strathcona County. The survey will be open from June 1-20. Take the survey now.

You can also choose to take the survey over the phone by calling 780-464-4044.

Survey results will help inform Council’s decision-making on how to best support seniors in our community.

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Accessible: We are a healthy community that
understands the importance of being active at all ages and abilities.

Family on a couch working on their budget and counting money.

AffordableOur community values affordable access, including reduced transit fares for seniors.

Masked woman exiting transit bus

Accessible: We are a healthy community that
understands the importance of being active at all ages and abilities.

Family on a couch working on their budget and counting money.

AffordableOur community values affordable access, including reduced transit fares for seniors.

Older adults playing pickle ball

ConnectedWe are linked and enriched through the sharing of generational knowledge.

Volunteer standing in front of the RCMP building

SafeWe work together to protect our most vulnerable, including the important supports of Victim Services.

Older adults playing pickle ball

ConnectedWe are linked and enriched through the sharing of generational knowledge.

Volunteer standing in front of the RCMP building

SafeWe work together to protect our most vulnerable, including the important supports of Victim Services.

Finding the right support services for you

Solution Navigators provide free support to individuals and families through life’s challenges. Navigators work with you to identify your goals and strengths, create an action plan, build skills and help you access community resources.

Call us: 780-464-4044

Family and Community Service (FCS) call-in hours:
Monday, Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Looking for events and programs for seniors in our community? Visit our community calendar

Accessible Permanent link to accessible

Affordable Permanent link to affordable

Connected Permanent link to connected

Safe Permanent link to safe

Reach out and connect with an older person
You can help reduce the social isolation and loneliness of our older residents. Start by reading this publication: Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere (1.5 MB)

Family and Community Services program guide

May and June 2021

Get your FCS program guide today!

To download a PDF version of the Family and Community Services guide, click on the link below:

Family and Community Services program guide - May and June 2021 (2.9 MB)

Seniors events

Events for seniors

View all community events

Family and Community Services
Address:
Second floor, East Wing Community Centre
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7
Phone: 780-464-4044
Fax: 780-449-1220
Email: familyandcommunity@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Thursday, June 03, 2021
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