Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a partnership with the province of Alberta. We offer programs and services that contribute to the well-being of our residents, their families, and communities. 

Community Compass Program – ties together hundreds of independent social services and programs into a coordinated system to streamline access and help residents navigate community support across the region. The program is a partnership with the Community Foundation of Northern Alberta and the City of Grande Prairie.

Community Programs - Community based programming for all ages

Community School Liaison Program – provides information and support to families and students who are having trouble at home or at school.

Early Childhood Development – parent and tot programs for caregivers and children 0 - 6 and playschool programs for three and four year olds.

Grant Program – FCSS supports local preventive social services through direct programming and the provision of financial assistance through the grant program.

Home Support Program – provides in-home support to families and individuals experiencing disruptions to their normal family routine.

It Takes a Volunteer – recognizes and highlights the commitment of volunteers throughout the County who have donated their time, skills, and knowledge to benefit our residents and communities.

Keep In Touch Program – offers emotional support to seniors to decrease isolation and loneliness helping to improve the condition of seniors' lives and helping them to flourish. 

Seniors Walk and Walk – Keep fit and stay connected. No charge to walk and enjoy a coffee on us.

Summer Youth Programming – Fun interactive day camps for youth ages 6 - 12 years old held in July and August.

Special Project Funding

Limited funding is available to sponsor preventive social programs with the goal of improving resident's well being.

For more information contact Melodie McCracken, Director of FCSS at 780-532-9727.

To learn more about Family and Community Support Services in Alberta visit FCSSAA's website if you have ay questions please feel free to fill out our General Inquiry Form and will get back to you.