Family & Community Support Services

  • font size:A
  • A
  • A

Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is a unique partnership between the province and municipalities or Metis settlements. Penhold is a municipal partner in the Red Deer & District FCSS Board. Under the direction and guidance of the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation, communities design and deliver preventative social initiatives, programs and services that are shown to enhance the social well-being of individuals, families and/or the community.

Resources and Information

•   Penhold Circle of Supports

•   Penhold Community Directory

•   Penhold & Area Social Support

Resources for Youth & Children during COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Helping Children & Youth Cope with the COVID -19 Pandemic

Mental Health Assoc of Canada

How To Look Out For Our Mental Health During COVID-19

Understanding COVID 19 for Teens & Parents

Upcoming Programs/Courses

Visit our Facebook page for upcoming workshops and events!

Penhold Family Week Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt is coming soon! The Chase begins Saturday October 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and goes until Monday October 12 at 6:00 p.m. There will be amazing prizes for the teams based on points and participation. Register your family team by email today! 

Community Shred Day will be Saturday October 17. Penhold residents and businesses are invited to bring documents for shredding to this Drive-Up Mobile Shredding event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Penhold Multiplex parking lot. 

For more information on Community Services or FCSS, please contact 403-886-3288, or email

For more information on FCSS, visit the City of Red Deer's Website.