Family and Community Services

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Are you feeling anxious, frustrated, or overwhelmed? Stressed about money, parenting, relationships or not sure where to start? Call Family and Community Services at 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.

Some in-person services can be accessed by first calling 780-464-4044 to schedule a session. 


Support your well-being. Check out free online programming, workshops and services available for adults and seniors, youth parents/caregivers, counselling and support services.

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Family and Community Services program guide

Find something for all ages and stages of life. Many sessions start in September. Register today to save your spot!

We are continuously evaluating our program delivery to reflect the current COVID-19 situation. Please check the guide regularly for the most up to date information.

Download a copy of the guide here (8.0 MB)

About Family and Community Services

Family and Community Services is a partnership between the Alberta Government and Strathcona County. Our goal is to help build a safe, supported, and connected community that encourages the well-being of children, youth, adults, older adults and families.

We believe that self-help contributes to a sense of integrity, self-worth and independence. Our programs are intended to help individuals adopt healthy lifestyles, thereby improving their quality of life and strengthening their ability to prevent and/or deal with crisis situations should they arise.

We provide a range of supportive programs and services for residents of Strathcona County. We are continually seeking opportunities and partnerships to work together to meet the existing and emerging needs in our community. 

Our priorities

Family and Community Services renewed its social direction in 2017. Over 8,000 local voices helped set the direction for meeting the varying social needs of Strathcona County. These conversations allowed for a better understanding of our community's social priorities and experiences, and lead to the development of a community-authored Social Framework.

The renewed Social Framework presents an intentional shift on how we collectively work together on what matters most to our community:

  1. Affordability
  2. Access to programs and services 
  3. Safety
  4. Overall feelings of connectedness and inclusion

For more information about the Social Framework:

Business plans

Strathcona County’s corporate business plan connects the dots between strategic goals and results articulated in the strategic plan, and the short- to medium-term operational goals and priorities, as described in department business plans.

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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