Family & Community Support Services

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


FCSS Airdrie helps residents


FCSS services

A Family and Community Support Services Program may offer the following services in the community:

  1. Services that promote the social development of children and their families, including:
    • Parent-child development activities
    • Temporary or occasional parent relief services
    • Support services for young school age children
  2. Services that enrich and strengthen family life by developing skills in people to function more effectively within their own environment, including:
    • Parenting and family life education and development programs
    • Individual, family and group counselling services that are educational and not treatment oriented
    • Youth development services
  3. Services that enhance the quality of life of the retired and semi-retired, including:
    • Home support services
    • Education and information services
    • Outreach and coordination self-help socialization activities
  4. Services designed to promote, encourage and support volunteer work in the community, including:
    • Recruitment, training and placement services
    • Resources to support volunteers
    • Coordination of volunteer services
  5. Services designed to inform the public of available services, including:
    • Information and referral services
    • Community information directories
    • Newcomer services and inter-agency coordination

Contact us

Social Planning

P. 403.948.8800

F. 403.948.6567