Strathcona County Family Resource Network

Family and Community Services of Strathcona County

Offers a range of programs and services that focus on building well-being and resiliency for children, youth, and their families.

Service provides:

  • a range of free programs, services, and supports that focus on building well-being and resiliency for children, youth, and their families

Programs include:

  • Parenting Support - a range of 1-on-1 parenting supports and services including information on child and youth development, discussing challenge, setting parent-led goals, referrals to other agencies, and connections to community resources; support is available in-person, virtually, or over the phone
  • Home Visitation - provides weekly in-home support for parents in raising healthy, safe, and secure children; provides assistance with addressing pregnancy concerns and accessing prenatal support, learning more about child development, developing and fostering positive parent-child interactions, focusing on family strengths and needs, reaching personal and family goals, accessing community resources, and building support networks
  • Child Development - teaches what can be expected at various ages and stages of a child's development with an easy-to-use tool called the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ); this is a series of questionnaires designed to help monitor a child's physical, intellectual, and emotional development at regular intervals; the results provide insight into a child's expected developmental milestones; a team member will be in touch to discuss the results, celebrate achievements, and provide resources to continue supporting the child's growth
  • Parent Education Workshops - focus on strengthening caregivers' parenting skills and knowledge related to brain development, children and youth's developmental milestones and age-appropriate expectations, positive discipline, creating safe, responsive, and nurturing environments, well-being, and resiliency
  • Family Programs - provides a variety of registered and drop-in programs for children, youth, and their parents / caregivers to promote positive parent-child interactions, healthy child and youth development, and social connections among families
  • Wecan Food Basket - offers the opportunity to purchase nutritious food at an affordable price
Affiliation: Partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters Strathcona County and Boys and Girls Club of Strathcona County.Key Provider: family resource facilitators
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • children and youth 0 to 18 years
  • and their parents and caregivers
Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) is targeted to:
  • children 2 months to 5 years
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • families can access services directly by calling or e-mailing
  • referrals can also be made by teachers, school counsellors, doctors, social workers, and other professionals
  • visit website to complete the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - handicap parking stalls, elevators
Legal Status
Municipal Government
Last Updated On
January 17, 2022
Strathcona County Library; 401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 5P7
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Hours of Operation
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM