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FCSS is committed to empowering individuals, to creating healthy families, and building caring communities. Currently, our local programs are Meals on Wheels, Fruit to School, Lifeline, Community Connections, Community Garden, referrals and a monthly newsletter.

 

Many programs require commitment, both time and money. If you have time or interest in volunteering in the community, please call or email Michelle at 403-773-3920 or elnorafcss@gmail.com to discuss. We can always use extra hands.

 

 FCSS Office Hours

Monday to Thursday: 09:30 AM – 04:30 PM

We are closed from noon to 01:00 PM.

 

If you or someone you know is in need of help, please contact Michelle at 219 Main Street, Elnora.

 

Section 2.1(1) (a) of the FCSS Regulation states: “Services under a program must be of a preventive nature that enhances the social well-being of individuals and families through promotion or intervention strategies provided at the earliest opportunity.” 

 

Section 2.1(2) (b) states: “Services under a program must do one or more of the following:

·        Help people to develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis;

·        Help people to develop an awareness of social needs;

·        Help people to develop interpersonal and group skills which enhance constructive relationships among people;

·        Help people and communities to assume responsibility for decisions and actions which affect them;

·        Provide supports that help sustain people as active participants in the community."

 

For more information please visit http://fcssaa.org/what-is-the-fcss-program/.

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While many of our facilities are closed and annual activities have been put on hold, to ensure social distancing and compliance with Alberta Health regulations, FCSS is working hard to provide the residents of Elnora with fun information and activities to enjoy until we are all able to meet socially again!

 

Here is FCSS’s fun Winter Activity Challenge for February:

 

WINTER ACTIVITY CHALLENGE 2021

What does Winter Mean to You?

 

In previous years, FCSS has had the honour of helping to organize Elnora’s Winterfest, but due to the uncertainty of Alberta’s current restrictions, we are going to try something a little different this year!  Each week will have challenges set out for you/your family to partake in. Each challenge and/or activity will be judged and winners will receive a PRIZE!

 

Thursday, February 3rd:

Challenge #1— What is Your Favorite Memory of Winter? / What Does Winter Mean to You? Submit a Song, Video, Poem, Short Story and/or Collage. Submissions can be made through Facebook—Elnora & District FCSS, mailed to Elnora FCSS or dropped off at the Village Office.

Judging to take place on Thursday, Feb. 24th

 

Saturday, February 6th:

Challenge #2— Front or Backyard Ice Sculpture (s)

1st Prize: Creativity

2nd Prize: Color

3rd Prize: Size

Judging to take place on Friday Feb. 12th

 

Saturday, February 13th:

Challenge #3— Front or Backyard Snowman or Snowcreature

1st Prize: Creativity

2nd Prize: Number of Snowmen or Snowcreatures

3rd Prize: Size

Judging to take place on Friday, Feb. 19th

 

Saturday, February 20th:

Challenge #4—Front or Backyard Snow Fort/Furniture

1st Prize: Creativity

2nd Prize: Size

3rd Prize: If it fits YOU / If it holds YOU!

Judging to take place on Friday, Feb. 26th

 

For more information and/or to register your residence call Michelle @ 403.773.3920 OR email: elnorafcss@gmail.com

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Let Your Kids Enjoy in Parks of the Area

Bring your family together to one of the playgrounds in the area for fun.

Information

Elnora Village Office

PO Box 629, Elnora

AB, T0M 0Y0

Phone: 403-773-3922

Email: elnoraab@gmail.com

Other Addresses:

219 Main Street, Elnora

AB, T0M 0Y0

Other Phone Numbers

Fax:403-773-3173
F.C.S.S (Family Community Service & Support):
403-773-3920
Public Works Emergencies: 403-820-2185

Hours

Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed from noon to 1:00 PM

 

Please note that the Village Administration Office remains closed until further notice in compliance with Provincial health regulations.  

 

Elnora Administrative Office and FCSS will be available by appointment only.

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