YMCA of Northern Alberta

North Central Edmonton Family Resource Network

Offers various supports for parents and caregivers.

Service provides:

  • various supports and learning opportunities for parents and caregivers


  • Big Brothers Big Sisters - mentoring for children and youth to learn executive function skills such as emotional self-regulation, decision making, and planning ahead
  • Creating Hope Society - traditional parenting through Indigenous ways of knowing to support parents with education and in-home supports
  • KARA Family Resource Centre - various programs that support early learning and development for children
  • Caregiver and Family Education - workshops and educational opportunities for parents / caregivers
  • Family Connect Child, Youth, and Family Support -¬†provides support to families to strengthen family functioning, support to create a nurturing and safe family environment, build resiliency, build new social connections, and learn positive parenting and child development skills
  • Home Visitation - provides support for families; supports early intervention, strengthens family connections, coaching and supports for parents, families and caregivers; provided virtually and in-home
Affiliation: Partnered with Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area, Creating Hope Society, and KARA Family Resource Centre.
Yes, Eligibility varies based on programming:
  • Creating Hope Society - families with children 0 to 18 years
  • KARA Family Resource Centre - families with children 0 to 6 years
  • Caregiver and Family Education - parents / caregivers of children 0 to 18 years
  • Family Connect Child, Youth, and Family Support - families with children 7 to 18 years
  • Home Visitation - families with children prenatal to 6 years 
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website to complete referral form
  • or e-mail for details
Forms may be used to refer yourself, a client, or a family.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: N/A,
Web Site
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Adult, youth, child, and senior memberships are available. All new members pay a New Member Building fee.

Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
July 27, 2021
11510 153 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5X 6A3
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Hours of Operation
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM