Programs for Adults & Seniors

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Programs and Services


FCSS brings a variety of programs to the community for individuals and families in Chestermere and Area. With your input, we design and deliver programs and services that promote and enhance well-being for all individuals, families and communities.

If you have a suggestion for a program or a service you would like provided, please contact us at (403) 207-8152.

Please Note: All programs are free, unless otherwise specified.

Adult Programming
Program Name
Description
Date and Time
Location
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Need a hand to prepare your tax return? Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation.

To book an appointment, please contact Olimphya at
oelizondo@chestermere.ca or (403) 207-7079.
March 27 - 31
and April 3 - 7

 
Chestermere, Langdon, and Area

HeartMath
Relieve Stress Now! Learn, discover, and observe how to reduce stress. This two day workshop will cover: how stress quickly impacts your body and mind, learn an easy-to-use stress reduction technique, and add to your tool box on how to balance your physiology quickly.

To register
Contact Yvonne at Yvonne.harris@ahs.ca or (403) 365-5401.
6:00 - 9:00 PM

March 21 and 28
Chestermere City Hall (105 Marina Road, Chestermere)
Money Management Knowledge and skills for life. This series of workshops assists residents in Chestermere and Area to learn to effectively manage their limited finances.

Topics: Budgeting, Assets, Banking, Credit and Consumerism.

To register
Contact Olimphya at oelizondo@chestermere.ca or (403) 207-7079. Childcare available upon request. 
6:30 - 8:00 PM
 
 March 28: Assets

April 28: Consumerism

May 30: Credit

Chestermere City Hall (105 Marina Road, Chestermere)
Langdon Seniors Lunch and Learn
This is a great opportunity to learn from local speakers about issues that are important to better your life. From learning about seniors benefits that are available to you to learning about local resources, there is a topic for everyone to learn about. Networking opportunity with other attendees follow after presentation.

Contact Beth-Anna for more information at bvandellen@chestermere.ca or (403) 207-7047.
Third Thursday of the month

March 14- Seniors' Resources
 
Langdon WI Hall, Langdon
Whitecappers Seniors Lunch and Learn This is a great opportunity to learn from local speakers about issues that are important to better your life. From learning about seniors benefits that are available to you to learning about local resources, there is a topic for everyone to learn about. Networking opportunity with other attendees follow after presentation.

Contact Sumon for more information at smamun@chestermere.ca or (403) 207-7046.
First Tuesday of the month Whitecappers, Chestermere Recreation Centre, Chestermere
Circle of Security A parenting program that provides parents with a road map for their children's behaviours and needs. Learn more on how to respond to your child's cues, sooth, play and build secure attachment.

Contact Beth-Anna to add your name to the sign up list bvandellen@chesteremere.ca or (403) 207-7047. 
TBA Langdon WI Hall, Langdon
Soup Parties Calling all Langdon and Area residents! Gather your neighbours together and serve up some warm hospitality. Neighbourhoods can book a kit complete with: recipes and high quality cookware. The first 5 parties to book will receive a $50.00 grocery gift card.

Contact Beth-Anna to learn more
bvandellen@chestermere.ca or (403) 207-7047. 
November - March Langdon, Indus, and South East Rocky View
COMPASS Caregiver Workshop Caregivers connecting with other caregivers for support. This workshop will include discussions on managing stress, preventing burnout, family dynamics, and navigating supports and services. Join other caregivers in a safe and supportive environment for 9 sessions led by a trained facilitator.

Register early as each group accommodates 8 participants.

To register, contact Yvonne at Yvonne.harris@ahs.ca or (403) 365-5401.
Starts on May 2, 2017, from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Langdon WI Hall, Langdon