Lakeland Family Resource NetworkAleesha Cabay2023-02-09T10:28:48-07:00
Lakeland Family Resource Network
The Lakeland Family Resource Network (LFRN) consists of four agencies who work collaboratively to provide supports to families in the Bonnyville, St. Paul, and Cold Lake community. We offer free programs and services to families with children ages 0-18 years. Family Resource Networks (FRNs) provide supports and services to help Alberta families reach their fullest potential by enhancing family support systems, family wellbeing, and social connections through programs, services, and advocacy.
The agencies who are a part of the LFRN work to make sure infants, children and youth are safe and resilient, while supporting parents and caregivers.
Hub and Spoke Model
The LFRN uses a Hub and Spoke model to deliver services and supports to Alberta families, our Network consists of
The Town of Bonnyville is provincially funded to provide ‘Hub’ coordination and ‘Spoke’ parent services.
The Lakeland Family Resource Network Hub and Bonnyville Spoke are located in the Parent Child Centre with the Bonnyville and District FCSS.
As the anchor organization the ‘Hub’ offers coordination and support services to the Bonnyville, St. Paul, and Cold Lake Community.
Information and referrals
Navigating of systems
Access to supports and resources
The ‘Spoke’ offers parent and caregiver capacity building services that help families become more resilient, strong, and healthy.
Parenting advice and coaching
Parent programs and support groups
Targeted educational parent workshops
Enhance knowledge of child development
Our Spoke strives to develop and strengthen parenting knowledge and skills. We work alongside parents and caregivers to foster positive family relationships while promoting healthy childhood development.
Triple P Primary Care:
For parents of children who have or are at risk of developing behavior problems.
The emphasis is on management of a specific child behavior.
A brief targeted prevention/early intervention for families with specific concerns about their child’s behavior.
This four-session program is for parents of children up to 12 years old.
Triple P Fear-Less:
A multi-level intervention for parents of children with anxiety.
The program helps parents understand the causes of anxiety and the role parents play in helping children overcome their anxiety.
Supports parents in teaching their children effective anxiety-management.
Active Parenting:For parents of children 5-12
Why children misbehave and how to redirect them.
Nonviolent discipline that really works.
How to build courage and character in your child.
Open up the lines of communication with your children.
How to prevent problems with drugs, alcohol, violence, and sex.
Active Parenting: For parents of children 0-5
Ages and Stages of development.
Building a strong bond.
Your child’s growing brain.
Choices and consequences.
6 ways to prepare your child for school success.
Parents are provided with the skills and support to enhance their own health and well-being of their children.