Family & Community Support Services

The Family and Community Support Services mandate is to operate a preventive social services program to Yellowhead County residents.

Services provided by the program must be preventive in nature, enhancing the social well-being of individuals and families through promotion or intervention strategies provided at the earliest opportunity.

FCSS programs and supports must:

  • Help people develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis.
  • Help people develop an awareness of social needs.
  • Help people develop interpersonal and group skills which enhance constructive relationships among people.
  • Help people and communities assume responsibility for decisions and actions that affect them.
  • Provide support that help sustain people as active participants in the community.

Services cannot be:

  • Primarily for recreation or leisure of individuals.
  • Providing direct financial assistance to individuals or a family.
  • Rehabilitative in nature.
  • Duplicate services provided by a government or government agency

County Offices


2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066


53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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