Youth and Family Service identifies and addresses youth, young adult, and family social issues in the community through direct service and/or in partnerships with other social agencies. Specific service areas include the following:
- Education and awareness presentations on youth and family social issues.
- Short-term solution focused intervention, support and advocacy.
- Resource for local youth and family programs.
- Support for teens to pursue areas of leadership, community opportunities, education, life skills and social events.
- Establishing connections between the youth and the community.
Family School Liaison Workers are available to provide services to children, aged 3-18 years in Fort Saskatchewan and Bruderheim schools and homes.
This service provides short-term support for students and families by identifying and addressing issues which impact learning capacity related to family conflict, suicidal ideation, self-esteem, grief and loss, anger, depression, and parenting.
For more information on the Family School Liaison Program:
780-619-1042 (Elementary Schools)
780-668-0277 (Junior/Senior High Schools)
The Rainbow Alliance is a peer support group for youth ages 13 and up. It is a supportive and safe place open to all sexual orientations and gender identities, where youth can be themselves in a safe, affirming, sex-positive, alcohol and drug free environment.
Meetings are fun opportunities to make new friends, partake in fun activities and work on projects together.
To learn more about the Rainbow Alliance: call 780-992-6265.
Roots of Empathy (ROE) is a classroom program that has shown dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression and violence among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
Through year long classroom visits with a certified ROE Instructor and ROE parent and their baby, the program helps children to learn about baby's needs and development and lets children see a loving relationship grow between parent and baby. The program aims to foster the development of empathy and emotional literacy while reducing levels of bullying, aggression and violence.
The Youth Action Club is a youth club designed for ages 12 - 18. YAC plans youth events, address youth issues and concerns, attend conferences and events, we volunteer in the community, have fun and meet new people!
Joining Youth Action Club is as simple as showing up - there is no cost to attend!
Kinsmen Room, CN Station
Mondays from 4 - 5 pm
September - June
To learn more about the Youth Action Club: call 780-992-6265.