Child and Family Supports
FCSS offers supports to families with direct programming offered by FCSS and through programs funded by the Parent Link grant. We offer support, information and programs intended to enhance optimum childhood development and improve the quality of life for families in our community.
FCSS believes that the early years are critical years.
Grandma’s House offers a program for children 19 months to 5 years of age on a drop in basis. The program runs Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. There is a fee of $2.00/visit . A registration form must be completed prior to your child attending the program. If you are interested we encourage you to call or better yet come in for a visit.
Do you offer other Early Childhood Programs?
From time to time we offer different short term children’s programming. These programs are focused on enhancing early childhood development. We do promote all of our programs on our Facebook page, call to see what new program we are offering or working on now.
Triple P Parenting
Triple P Parenting advice and support is offered through Parent Link by trained staff. This may be taught in a group learning session or can be provided in a private family consultation.
From their website: “Triple P is the flexible, practical way to develop skills, strategies and confidence to handle any parenting situation. It’s backed by decades of research.”
What is “Home Alone”?
Periodically we offer the Canada Safety Council’s Home Alone babysitters course for children 10 years of age and older, call the office to find out when the next time will be.
What is ASQ?
The Ages and Stages Questionnaire is a simple questionnaire that is used to screen for early childhood developmental delays. About 5% of the children who are screened with an ASQ are referred for further assessment to determine if there is need for early intervention supports which can be very critical to overcoming any developmental delay.