Programs, Courses and Training

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) offers a variety of programs, courses, training and events throughout the year. Check here for updates or follow us on Facebook - FCSS Fort Saskatchewan to learn more.

Counselling supports

Post-Partum Depression Support Group

Postpartum can be a very difficult time. If you are looking to connect with other moms and receive support in this area this group may be for you.

  • This group runs for 6 weeks.
  • Sessions are on Friday mornings from 10am – 12pm at Families First Society.
  • Free childcare is provided.
  • There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Check back to see when the next group session starts.

For more information call 780-992-6267.


Seniors Week

Seniors Week in Alberta is celebrated from June 2nd -8th, 2019. Watch here for updates on events.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is recognized globally on June 15th. Watch here for updates on events.

Youth and families

Connect Parent Group

A 10 week Attachment-Based Program to support parents and caregivers of pre-teens (ages 10-14).

  • Parents meet in groups of 10-16 with two trained group leaders.
  • Each session provides parents with an attachment perspective on parent-child relationships and adolescent development.
  • Parents watch role-plays, do exercises and discuss ways of responding to challenging behaviour and problems.

To register or find out when the next session is running contact Jennifer at 780-997-4164.

Dragonfly Support Group

A monthly group for parents whose children face mental health challenges.

This groups is a safe and supportive place for parents and caregivers to:

  • share challenges and concerns
  • learn and grow as a caregiver, and
  • access supports from those who are facing similar struggles.

Meetings are every 3rd Monday of the month from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the CN Station (10030-99ave), Kinsmen Room.

To register, please call 780-992-6265