FCSS - Supports for Families

Communtiy Groups

Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders, Cubs, Beavers and Scouts, Gymnastics, Legion, Skating, Hockey, Curling, Fire Deptmnt, Boys and Girls Club, etc.

Pool Fee Assistance Program

Low income residents of Black Diamond, Turner Valley, or the surrounding MD may qualify for free pool passes. Limited quantities are available through the Okotoks Family Resource Centre 403-995-2626.


Special Needs Association for Parents and Siblings (SNAPS)

This non-profit organization works to provide respite, support, and information to families who have one or more children with special needs. Vistit http://www.FoothillsSNAPS.org for more information or call 403-603-3232. 


Rowan House Emergency Women's Shelter and Region 3 Family Based Care Society

Visit them online at www.rowanhouse.ca or contact the crisis line at 403.652.3311.
Hope and Healing Gala in to Aldersyde April 25, 2015
Free Six Week Course on Healthy Relationships for Women

Boys and Girls Club

Kids - looking for a good place for kids to hang out with friends? The Boys and Girls club is a great place to meet. With pool tables, guitars, a piano and a large TV with blue ray for movies, the club offers plenty of opportunities to have fun. There are also 6 computers for your use, cameras and video cameras for movie making, video games, books, art supplies and games. The arena staff are also willing to set up basketball, tennis and volleyball nets for indoor use over the summer. So come check it out!

Friday Night Fun with Leigh Bretzlaff - Oilfields High School

Leigh Bretzlaff runs a great Friday night activities program over the summer. Look for more info here or through the Boys and Girls Club.  Paintball and Golf will be offered at a subsidized rate on specific Friday nights. Anyone interested should contact Leigh Bretzlaff at 403-510-8814.

Babysitter Training Course

The Babysitting Course covers all areas in babysitting and child safety. Children 11 years and older are eligible to register. Course is open to all age-qualified residents of Black Diamond, Turner Valley and the M.D. of Foothills including Longview.  For further information please call FCSS Coordinator Suzan Nagel at fcss@town.blackdiamond.ab.ca or 403-933-4348.

McBride Career Group offers a flexible, no-cost Mature Worker program for those aged 50+. Call 403-995-4377 (Okotoks) or 403-601-2660 (High River). Click here to view poster.

Preschool Fluoride Varnish Program - Free for eligible children 12 to 35 months. For more information click here for brochure or call 403-955-1350.