Family & Community Support Services

FCSS Town of Irricana Family and Community Support Services

When you see this Logo, these programs, events and or services are hosted, sponsored or funded by Irricana FCSS. Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a joint Municipal/Provincial partnership that funds preventive social service programs.

What is FCSS?

The Irricana Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) program promotes and enhances the well-being of individuals, families and communities. FCSS programs are intended to help individuals adopt healthy lifestyles, improve their quality of life and build capacity to prevent and deal with crisis situations should they arise.

Some examples of local FCSS programming are:

  • providing information and supporting access to available social supports in the local community.
  • promoting, encouraging and supporting volunteer work in the community;
  • developing the skills of individuals and families for greater resiliency, such as through mentoring programs;
  • supporting the social development of children and their families;
  • supporting seniors to remain connected to their communities
  • support people in developing skills to have healthy relationships with others
  • help individuals and communities assume responsibility for decisions and actions that affect them

The mandate of Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is for communities to design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities.

Welcome Package

  • Irricana New Resident Welcome Packages 2023

Sponsors

Andre & Stella Games
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Willow Branch Wellness

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Local Supports & Resources


Emergency Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Poison Control: 1.800.332.1414
  • Crime Stoppers: 1.800.222.8477
  • Kids Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868

Important Numbers

  • Town of Irricana Services: 403.935.4672
  • Beiseker RCMP: 403.947.3420
  • Airdrie RCMP: 403.945.7200
  • Emergency: 911
  • Poison Control: 1.800.332.1414
  • Kids Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868
  • Irricana Fire Department: 403.935.4393

Addictions Support

  • Alberta Addictions and Mental Health: 1.866.332.2322
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 403.777.1212
  • Distress Center: 403.266.4357
  • Distress Center Connecteen: 403.264.8336

Counselling Services

  • Access Mental Health: 403.943.1500
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900

Family Violence Services

  • Airdrie and District Victim Assistance: 403.945.7290
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900

Employment & Financial Services

  • Alberta Works Income Support: 403.945.7290
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Airdrie Employment Services: 403.948.9711

Crisis Support Services

  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Airdrie Urgent Care: 403.912-8500
  • Distress Center: 403.266.4357
  • Kids Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868
  • AHS Mental Health Helpline: 1.877.303.2642
  • Togetherall: http://togetherall.com/en-ca/
  • Closer to Home Community Services: 403.543.0550
  • National Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1.866.925.4419
  • Emergency Services: 911
  • Health Link: 1.866.408.5465
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1.800.387.5437
  • Kerby Center Senior Abuse Line: 403.705.3250

Food & Clothing

  • Irricana Food Bank: 403.935.4911
  • Airdrie Food Bank: 403.948.0063
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Acme Food Bank: 403.546.3988
  • Good Food Box Program: 403.948.6727

Education & Literacy

  • Rocky View School Division: 403.945.4000
  • Irricana Library: 403.935.4818
  • Beiseker Library: 403.947.3230
  • Rocky View Community Learning: 403.945.4114
  • Irricana Playschool: 403.935.4727

Child Care & Family Services

  • Boys and Girls Club of Irricana/Airdrie: 403.948.3331
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Closer to Home Community Services: 403.543.0550
  • Irricana FCSS: 403.935.4672
  • Beiseker FCSS: reccoordinator@beiseker.com
  • Family Support for Children with Disabilities: 403.297.6022
  • Best Beginnings Pregnancy Support: 403.912.8400
  • Childhood Development Concerns: Pediatric Rehabilitation Line Health Link 811

Community Connections/Youth Services

  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters: 403.777.3535
  • Boys and Girls Club of Irricana/Airdrie: 403.948.3331
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Closer to Home Community Services: 403.543.0550
  • Irricana FCSS/Community Service: 403.935.4672
  • Irricana Library: 403.935.4818
  • Hope Homes (Youth 15-18): 403.508.7756
  • Kidsport Canada of Jumpstart (Phone the Town of Irricana for more information): 403.935.4672

Crisis Housing/Affordable Housing & Rental Supplements

  • Distress Center: 403.266.4357
  • Community Links: 403.945.3900
  • Rocky View Foundation (Seniors): 403.945.9724

Senior Services

  • Alberta Supports Contact Center: 1.877.644.9992
  • Service Canada: 1.800.277.9914
  • Senior’s Outreach Services: 403.945.3900
  • Rocky View Foundation: 403.945.9724

Legal & Immigrant Services

  • Legal Aid Alberta: 1.866.845.3425
  • Child Maintenance Enforcement: 780.422.5555
  • Rocky View Community Learning: 403.945.4114
  • Immigrant Services: 403.265.1120

Transportation

  • First Student Canada: 403.531.3940
  • Rocky View Bus: 1.877.389.2887

Animal Concerns & Complaints

  • Report Animal Abuse or Neglect: 403.205.4455
  • Alberta Institute for Wildlife (Injured Wildlife): 403.946.2361

Health Care

  • Immediate Health Emergency: 911
  • Highland PCN: 587.287.1727
  • Airdrie Urgent Care: 403.912.8500
  • Alberta Health Link: 811
  • Three Hills Health Center: 403.443.2444
  • Beiseker Medical Clinic: 403.947.3440
  • Alberta Children’s Hospital: 403.955.7211
  • Irricana Pharmacy: 403.935.0022
  • Beiseker Pharmacy: 403.947.3875

FCSS Funding

Types of services eligible for FCSS funding:

  • Services that promote the social development of children and their families.
  • Services that enrich and strengthen family life by developing skills so people can function more effectively within their own environment.
  • Services that enhance the quality of life of the retired and semi-retired.
  • Services to promote, encourage and support volunteer work in the community.
  • Services to assist communities to identify their social needs and develop responses to meet those needs.
  • Services to inform the public of available services.

Types of services that may not be eligible for funding:

Services provided under a program must not:

  • Provide primarily for the recreational needs or leisure time pursuits of individuals.
  • Offer direct assistance, including money, food, clothing or shelter, to sustain an individual or family.
  • be primarily rehabilitative in nature; nor duplicate services that are ordinarily provided by a government or government agency.

Child, Youth & Family Resources

Check out these organizations below to see if you qualify for financial assistance!

Addictions & Mental Health Resources

Alberta Support Service Resources

DID YOU KNOW?

Prevention and Early Intervention services provided through Family Resource Networks are available to all Albertans, regardless of where they live.

If you need help understanding your options or finding the best program for you, search for social connections and supports and contact a Network Hub for assistance.

Thank-you to our 2022 FCSS Irricana Community Partners!

North Rocky View Community Links

Community Links Alberta
  • Irricana Family Resource Programs and Services

Address: 211,125 Main Street NW, Airdrie, Alberta T4B 0P7
Email: info@nrvcl.ab.ca
Website: http://nrvcl.ab.ca/

Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie

Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie
  • Irricana Summer Camps

Address: 1003 Allen Street, Airdrie Alberta T4B 1B3
Website: www.bgcairdrie.com

Irricana Municipal Library

Irricana & Rural Municipal Library
  • Irricana Welcome Package
  • Adult Connection Book Club
  • Family Storytime and Connections
  • Wellness Kits

Address: 226 2nd Street, Irricana, Alberta T0M 1B0
Phone: (403) 935-4818
Email: aimanager@marigold.ab.ca

Beiseker Community School

Beiseker Community School
  •  Heart Math Mental Health Program
  • Student of the Month Recognition

Address: Box 357, 415- 2nd Avenue, Beiseker, Alberta
Website: https://beiseker.rockyview.ab.ca/

Irricana 4H Beef and Multi-Club

Irricana 4H Beef and Multi-Club
  • 4H Leadership Recognition

Email: irricanabeefandmulti@gmail.com

K.I.K Seniors Club

KIK 50+ Centre Irricana
  • Social Connection Events
  • Wellness Services

Address: 212- 218 5th Street, Irricana, Alberta
Email Address: kikpres@gmail.com

🔥 The Fire Advisory is in effect, downgraded from a Fire Ban on May 26, 2023.

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🔔 Irricana Property Taxes for 2023 were mailed out on May 25, 2023 and are due by June 30, 2023.

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