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Family Resource Network Programs

COVID-19 UPDATE

For everyone's safety, our services are delivered by phone and Zoom meetings, with some exceptions, until further notice.

ABOUT

Children’s Cottage Society is excited to offer a service called the Calgary West Family Resource Network. This is a wonderful collaboration of agencies providing a range of free programs for families with children under the age of 18 living in west Calgary.

If you are looking for resources and support around parenting, child development, counselling for you and your family, and to make connections within your community - WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

At the Family Resource Network we are committed to supporting and connecting families to community resources and programs. We look forward to meeting you!

WHO WE SERVE

Families with children age 0-18 years.

HOME VISITATION 

Home Visitor support is available as a one-time support session (phone or ZOOM) or when permissible through a weekly visit. Home Visitors can provide support related to child-development matters, referrals to resources, basic needs, and building caregiver capacity.

The capacity for each Home Visitor is approximately 15 to 18 families at any one time depending on the level of complexity. We have three Home Visitors working in the Calgary West Hub.

Okotoks Home Visitation and Cochrane Home Visitation. We are also able to provide this support by phone or Zoom meetings in these two Hub locations. We have one Home Visitor for the Okotoks Hub and one for the Cochrane Hub. All inquiries or referrals are arranged by calling 403 830-3153 or emailing westfrnintake@childrenscottage.ab.ca

HUB CONTACT

403-830-3153 | westfrnintake@childrenscottage.ab.ca | 7930 Bowness Road NW Calgary, AB T3B 0H3

HUB HOURS

Most often we are available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., however we will do our best to ensure we are flexible and there for you during other times.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

We are grateful to work in collaboration with several organizations that also offer many areas of expertise. They include:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Catholic Family Services
  • Families Matter
  • Hull Services

COMMUNITIES SERVED BY THE CALGARY WEST FRN 

Southwest - Aspen Woods, Christie Park, Coach Hill, Cougar Ridge, West Springs, Crestmont, Currie Barracks, Discovery Ridge, Glamorgan, Glenbrook, Killarney/Glengarry, Lake View, Lincoln Park, Parkdale, Patterson, Signal Hill, Richmond Hill, Rosscarrock, Rutland Park, Shaganappi, Spring Bank Hill, Sprucecliff, Strathcona Park, Westgate and Wildwood.

Northwest - Bowness, Greenwood/Greenbriar, Montgomery, Silver Springs, Scenic Acres, St. Andrew Heights, Tuscany, Valley Ridge, University Heights and Varsity.

Children’s Cottage Society is honoured to serve families in Moh’kinsstis and the traditional Treaty 7 territory of the Blackfoot confederacy: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani as well as the Stoney Nakoda and Tsuut’ina nations, and the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.

Due to COVID-19 and physical distancing precautions, our services may be offered virtually or by appointment. Please email westfrnintake@childrenscottage.ab.ca or call us at 403-830-3153 for more information.

CCS IS GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY: