Teamwork

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) enhances our community by building partnerships and relationships to better our residents’ quality of life. Our partnerships are flexible and ever-changing to meet the needs of our community.

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The Christmas Giving Tree

FCSS is proud to be a partner in the Christmas Giving Tree campaign. A community coming together to help those in need is the goal of this program.

 

Over the years, individuals, organizations, and businesses throughout Wetaskiwin and area have always come together for those in our community who could use a helping hand during the Christmas season.

Stay tuned for more information regarding The Christmas Giving Tree 2022.

Trash Pick-Up

Community Clean Up

FCSS is proud to be a part of the Annual Community Clean-up program. Taking pride in our community is important to our residents and we encourage everyone to do their part in making Wetaskiwin a clean and beautiful place to live.

 

Look for more information about Community Clean-Up in the Spring and Fall.

Meeting

Inter-Agency Meetings

Virtual meetings with representatives from service agencies, organizations, non-profits, providing resources to the City of Wetaskiwin.

Meetings provide an opportunity for service providers to network and discuss social issues that are important to people in our community.

Inter-agency provides the opportunity to develop partnerships and avoid duplication of services.

Meetings are from 11am-12pm on the last Tuesday of Every Month. For links to the next meeting and to be added to the contact list, contact us at 780-361-4425 or fcss@wetaskiwin.ca

Soup Kitchen

Wetaskiwin
Community Kitchen

* currently on hold

Currently held at the First United Church (5115 - 51 Avenue) every second Tuesday of the month, starting in February. The Wetaskiwin Community Kitchen is a volunteer-led program that shows interested participants how to make healthy and affordable meals using basic ingredients. Each participant will take home all the meals they make.

There is no cost to attend; participants are asked to assist in kitchen cleanup afterward. You must register by emailing Wetaskiwin Community Kitchen or calling FCSS at 877-768-7656.

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FCSS Community Grant Program

Wetaskiwin's Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) organization is supported by the province of Alberta and the City of Wetaskiwin. The organization uses it's funds to provide preventative programs and services to enhance the social well-being of families and individuals within the City of Wetaskiwin. The programs and services offered through FCSS are intended to promote and develop a safe and healthy community. The Community Grant Program is one method the City of Wetaskiwin FCSS uses to meet its mandate.

 

Grant funding decisions will be made on an annual basis and in accordance with provincial FCSS legislation. Funding will be awarded based on the amount of grant funds available and the number of qualifying grant applications received. Prior to completing the Community Grant application, please review the Eligibility Assessment Tool (attachment 1 of application).

 

For more information, and upcoming dates of the next round of grant applications for 2022, contact FCSS at 877-768-7656

Driving

Drive Happiness

The City of Wetaskiwin FCSS has partnered with Drive Happiness to assist seniors in remaining independent through accessible, affordable, and safe assisted transportation.

For more information, to become a Rider, or to become a volunteer Driver contact:

780-361-4425 ext. 1

fcss@wetaskiwin.ca

Drive Happiness

780-424-5438 | 1-888-336-4503