FCSS Programs and Workshops

Fort Saskatchewan FCSS offers both in-person and virtual programs to support social connections, resiliency, and overall well-being. Topics may include healthy relationships, anxiety and stress management, anger, and more.

Please note: Program registration information is located under each drop-down.

Upcoming workshops

2022

Decoding Teenagers

December 3

sponsored by FCSS, The Bridge Wellness Hub for Youth and Infinite Path

A group for parents of teenagers aged 12-15; will over topics such as, teen brain development and behavior, teen anxiety and depression, building connection. Presented by Lareina Dibben and Denise Stacey.

When: Saturday, December 3 @ 10am-12pm

To register: info@infinitepath.ca or call 587-735-2343

RCMP / Victim Services

Tuesday, December 6

Guest speakers: RCMP - Cst. Sarah Boulton and Victim Services - Erin Dahl

Get to know our local enforcement officers and learn some tips and tricks to keep yourself safe.

When: Tuesday, December 6 @ 1pm
Where: Pioneer House (10102 100 Ave)

Drop-in. Registration is not required.

2023

Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating

Tuesday, January 17

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta presents: Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating.

Topics include:

  • Myths and facts
  • Causes
  • Warning signs
  • Support options

When: Tuesday, January 17 @ 6:30 - 7:30pm
Where: Virtual

For questions, please contact: 780-992-6267 | FCSSInfo@fortsask.ca

Register online for the Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating workshop

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Tuesday, January 24

January is Alzheimer's Awareness month. Join Arlene Huhn from the Alzheimer Society as she shares information, strategies and resources. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A period.

When: Tuesday, January 24 @ 1pm
Where: Pioneer House (10102 100 Ave)

Drop-in. Registration is not required.

Anxiety Presentation

Monday, January 30

In this workshop, you will learn about the unique stressors our today’s children face and how traditional ways of helping them may unwittingly contribute to and even worsen anxiety. You will also have a better understanding of anxiety, how it shows up, and the key skills needed to successfully manage anxiety while building courage, confidence, and resilience.

When: Professionals @ 9am–12pm | Parents/Caregivers 1:30–4:30pm
Where: Shell Theatre or Virtual

Registration can be made in the following ways:

  • Online through TicketPro
  • Calling 780-992-6400 or 1-888-655-9090
  • In person at the Dow Centennial Centre (8700 84 Street Fort Saskatchewan)

Register online through TicketPro

Seniors Benefits and Credits

Tuesday, February 7

A representative from the Canadian Revenue Agency will provide a presentation on Seniors Benefits and Credits you may be entitled to.

When: Tuesday, February 7 @ 1pm
Where: Pioneer House (10102 100 Ave)

Drop-in. Registration is not required.

Scams - How to Recognize a Scam

Tuesday, March 7

A Canada Revenue Agency Outreach Officer will provide useful information on how to protect yourself from fraud or scams. A Q&A period will follow the presentation.

When: Tuesday, March 7 @ 1pm
Where: Pioneer House (10102 100 Ave)

Drop-in. Registration is not required.

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11

Suicide first-aid. A two-day, skills-based workshop for intervening with a person at risk of suicide.

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by a personal and societal attitudes about suicide
  • Discuss suicide with a person at risk in a direct manner
  • Identify risk alerts and develop a safe plan related to them
  • Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide

When: March 10 & 11 @ 8:30am - 4:30pm
Where: Fort Saskatchewan Community Hall, Normandy Room

Register at any City location or by phone: 780-992-6200

Course: #13542
Cost: $65

For questions, please contact: 780-992-6267 | FCSSInfo@fortsask.ca