Family & Community Support Services

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a partnership between the province, municipalities and Métis Settlements that develops locally driven preventive social initiatives to enhance the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Airdrie participates in FCSS through its Airdrie FCSS initiative by offering grants and providing supports to local eligible social preventive programs.    



Airdrie FCSS helps residents

Airdrie FCSS offers grants to local non-profit agencies who are eligible under the FCSS Act and Regulation. Preference will be given to not-for-profit organizations registered under the Societies Act whose services are of a preventive nature, and do one or more of the following:

  • help people to develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis;
  • help people to develop an awareness of social needs;
  • help people to develop interpersonal and group skills which enhance constructive relationships among people;
  • help people and communities to assume responsibility for decisions and actions which affect them;
  • provide supports that help sustain people as active participants in the community. 

To learn more about the programs funded by Airdrie FCSS from 2019-2022 click here.


Interested in applying?

The intake process for Airdrie FCSS grant funding 2023-2025 starts in May 2022.

Are you considering applying for FCSS funding? Go to our FCSS Grant Application page for complete information.

You may also view ‘Agency Resources’ at


Community social support programs

For information on how to access community social support services, please visit Community Links who manages intake and referral for the City of Airdrie. 


Contact us

Social Planning

P. 403.948.8800

F. 403.948.6567