Family & Community Support Services

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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!

POSTPONED Are you a local amateur photographer? Please share your photos with us in the Photography Contest.

POSTPONED Vape & Cannabis Information Session Join Town of Penhold & FCSS Red Deer & District for an informative presentation for parents and guardians by Alberta Health Services about vaping, e-cigarettes and cannabis. All are welcome to attend this free information session on Thursday March 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the Penhold Crossing School Library.

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.