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Community Support

Financial Assistance Available

To ensure that all residents of Sturgeon County, regardless of economic circumstances, have access to community services programs, Council has approved a program fee subsidy policy. Subsidy of up to 100% of a given program fee may be granted to individuals based on the established criteria. You must be a Sturgeon County resident to qualify for the subsidy. All applications are held in strict confidence. Payment plans can also be negotiated for those who do not qualify for subsidy.

For more details or to receive an application form, please contact Marg Clark at 780-939-8336/ 1-866-939-9303.

Sponsor a Child

Do you remember the fun you had at summer camp? Perhaps you never had a chance to enjoy the experience yourself, but always wished you had. Make a difference in a child’s life!

Donate today to ensure a child has a season to remember!
Please visit the forms page to obtain the appropriate form to sponsor or apply for sponsorship.

This program is geared towards helping financially disadvantaged children. One hundred percent of your donation subsidizes the registration fee for a Sturgeon County child to attend a summer camp or daytrip of the child’s choice.

Family School Liaison Program

The Family School Liaison Program offers confidential, preventative counselling and referral services at no cost.
This program is available for school age children and their families that either live in Sturgeon County or are enrolled in the Sturgeon School Division.Families may call about any concerns they may be facing at home or at school.

To contact a Family School Liaison Worker, please call 780-939-4321 or toll free 1-866-939-9303.

This service is jointly funded by Sturgeon County Family and Community Support ServicesSturgeon County and Sturgeon School Division No. 24

FCSS

Family and Community Support Services is a leader in preventative social support programs in Alberta that encourages communities to strengthen themselves. Sturgeon County teams up with towns and hamlets on a wide range of healthy lifestyle programming to meet the needs of residents… (Programs, Adult Learning..) Programs include Senior/Youth Support, community assistance grant program, a family school liaison service and numerous preventative programs and services for children, youth and adult.

Early Childhood Development Initiative – Sturgeon Region

Supports for families with children ages 0 to 6 are available for residents of Sturgeon County, Bon Accord, Gibbons, Morinville, Redwater, Legal and the Garrison. Supports include free developmental screenings for children 0 to 6 years of age, support in accessing subsidies  for families with children 0-6 with financial barriers toward early childhood services and Early Childhood Development programming. For further information, please contact Cindy Westra at 780-939-4321 ext 8206.