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COVID-19 Emergency Financial Supports
News Posted On May 10, 2021

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Supports

We are all collectively going through an unimaginable, challenging situation and some of us have been impacted financially more than others. The resources below have been compiled from the City of Edmonton Earn*Save*Build monthly compilation of Financial…

Community Resources in West Edmonton
News Posted On May 01, 2021

Community Resources in West Edmonton

Are you looking for a simple way to find out about services and supports for children and families in West Edmonton? All you need to do is connect with Jasper Place Family Resource Centre.   As the Family Resource Network (FRN) Hub for West Edmonton,…

Easy At-Home Crafts for Mother’s Day
News Posted On May 01, 2021

Easy At-Home Crafts for Mother’s Day

During the pandemic, many of us have stocked up on arts and crafts supplies. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to put your creative skills to the test! There are many funky and fun crafts that you can make with the resources you…

Community Resources to Families: Family Futures Resource Network
News Posted On Apr 01, 2021

Community Resources to Families: Family Futures Resource Network

Family Futures Resource Network is a community-based non-profit that provides information, education and support to infants, children, youth, parents, caregivers, and families. The agency provides free or low-cost programs, groups, in-home support, one-on-one…

The Family Centre Continues to be Accredited
News Posted On Apr 01, 2021

The Family Centre Continues to be Accredited

The Family Centre has achieved accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all…

Changes to Our Services
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

Changes to Our Services

We are still here for you! We continue to provide support and resources for families in Edmonton as we navigate through the pandemic and its impact on our lives. You are not alone.    As of November 27, Our new therapy groups and classes for managing…

Summer Camps with Our Success Coaches
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

Summer Camps with Our Success Coaches

COVID-19 required a shift in how success coaches practice, engage and communicate with children, youth and families. Success coaches made that shift readily and easily in order to continue providing meaningful services remotely. One example of this is…

The Family Centre is Certified in Trauma-Informed Care
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

The Family Centre is Certified in Trauma-Informed Care

We’re excited to share that Community Connections has certified our agency in the Creating Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care model. Lori L. Beyer from Community Connections says, “The culture at The Family Centre exudes care, kindness and support.”…

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression
News Posted On Nov 27, 2020

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression

If you have anxiety or depression, you are not alone. Both are more common than you may think, but there are lots of healthy coping strategies to manage them.This fall, we’re introducing classes and therapeutic support groups for anxiety and depression.…

How All In For Youth Helps Edmonton Students
News Posted On Sep 01, 2020

How All In For Youth Helps Edmonton Students

High school graduation is a critical milestone in gaining employment. We all benefit when everyone graduates from high school. The estimated cost to Albertans with respect to health, social assistance, and criminal justice for a student who does not…

Drop-In Counselling is Back On!
News Posted On Aug 24, 2020

Drop-In Counselling is Back On!

Drop-in counselling is back on! You can now walk in for a counselling session Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM. If you prefer to set up a phone or video call for your counselling session, send an email to therapy-leads@familycentre.org or call 780.423.2831…

Free webinars on building healthy workplaces
News Posted On May 29, 2020

Free webinars on building healthy workplaces

Are you ready to re-open your organization? A critical element of a robust re-opening strategy is being prepared to support employees returning to the new workplace environment that awaits them. We will continue to face challenges as a result of COVID-19.…

Counselling Now Available Via Video and Phone
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

Counselling Now Available Via Video and Phone

We are here to help you as you navigate through this challenging time. Counselling sessions are now available via phone or video. We have taken extra steps to ensure privacy and confidentiality. The video call platform that we use is secure and confidential.…

Our Classes Are Now Online
News Posted On Apr 30, 2020

Our Classes Are Now Online

We have moved our classes online! All of our workshops will be available via secure Google Meet video calls. All you need is a smartphone, tablet, computer, or a laptop with a camera to access the classes. You will receive the same information as in…

Changes to Our Services & Coping With COVID-19
News Posted On Mar 18, 2020

Changes to Our Services & Coping With COVID-19

We are adjusting the delivery of our services to ensure everyone’s health and to also provide supports to families in Edmonton during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will support the children, youth, and families that we work with over the phone or other…

COVID-19 update
News Posted On Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 update

We have been monitoring the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic very closely. Everyone’s health is our top priority.  We continue to see clients in all our services at the moment. All clients will be asked pre-screening questions to ensure…

New Class Alert: Journey to Self-Discovery
News Posted On Mar 02, 2020

New Class Alert: Journey to Self-Discovery

We’re excited to announce our newest class, Journey to Self-Discovery. How well do you know yourself? Do you know what you want in life? Sometimes it can be confusing to distinguish your beliefs and values from someone else’s. We can all be influenced…

Ivor Dent Parent Group
News Posted On Feb 29, 2020

Ivor Dent Parent Group

Like children, parents also need support. A parent coffee group at Ivor Dent — a kindergarten to grade 9 school in East Edmonton — aims to be that parental sanctuary. Elaine Neher, a Roots and Wings Worker with The Family Centre, hosts the group…

New Class Alert: Nurturing Newborn Attachment
News Posted On Feb 04, 2020

New Class Alert: Nurturing Newborn Attachment

There’s so much to learn with babies. It’s one thing to figure out how to change diapers or give baths, but how about creating a bond with someone who doesn’t talk? We’re introducing a new class, Nurturing Newborn Attachment, to help caregivers…

The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

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