Counselling

Counselling

Family and Community Services, counselling and support services is at the Community Centre (2nd Floor, East Wing Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane)

Public parking information

Effective Thursday, October 31, 2019 Family & Community Services street entrance at 501 Festival Ave will be closed to the public.
To access FCS please use the main entrance at 401 Festival Lane, elevator 1 and 2, and the adjoining staircase.

PLEASE NOTE: Family and Community Services will be closed on;
December 25, 26, 27, 2019.
Jan 1, 2020
Feb 17, 2020
April 10 and 13, 2020

Limited hours: December 20 (8:30 a.m. to 12 noon – last walk in at 10:30 a.m.)
December 24 (8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – last walk in at 12 noon)
December 31 (8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – last walk in at 12 noon),

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Family and Community Services is pleased to offer professional counselling without appointments

  • Counselling is available by walk-in during the day and some evenings
  • Pay what you can afford, starting at $0 to $90
  • Our team includes registered psychologists, social workers, and credentialed volunteers and graduate students in counselling
  • Sessions provide participants with an action plan and information to support them in achieving their goals
  • Counselling sessions are confidential and participants can return as often as needed

Hours

Monday and Friday
• 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
• 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Omit dates:

  • Dec. 20 (Closed 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
  • Dec. 24 (Closed 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Dec. 25, 26, 27
  • Dec. 31 (Closed 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Jan. 1

Counselling sessions may take 90 minutes, so please arrive 90 minutes before the office closes.

Volunteering

If you are a credentialed counselling professional or are working toward post-masters registration with a professional organization and are interested in becoming a volunteer, please email us.

Address: Family and Community Services
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: Monday, November 18, 2019
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