Family and Community Support Services

Welcome to FCSS

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2023-02-10- Family Dance Poster

Everyone is invited to a special family friendly Hawaiian luau-themed event to kick-off Winter Magic with the sounds and flavors of the islands hosted by Hinton FCSS. Join us for a magical evening of family fun for all ages. Enjoy hula hoop competitions, limbo, prizes and more.DJ Ian Rosseel from Informal Sounds will be playing music for us all evening. Snacks will be available for purchase. Wear your best Hawaiian shirts and tropical attire and have your picture taken at the photo booth! Event is free! No sign up or registration is required. Mark your calendars!

About FCSS

The overall objective of FCSS is to develop locally driven, prevention-based social initiatives to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities. These initiatives must align with the provincially mandated outcomes based on legislation and regulations. Throughout FCSS’s nearly 40 years in the Hinton community, a key objective has been building community and creating a sense of support and belonging for residents.

Provincial Preventative Mandates

Hinton’s FCSS department designs services in alignment with the four mandates for prevention-based programming as outlined by the Province of Alberta:

1. Homelessness

2. Poverty

3. Domestic Violence

4. Mental Health

Wellbeing & Resiliency Framework

FCSS also factors in the Wellbeing and Resiliency Framework. This provincially designed framework sets out the objectives for family and children-based programming, including:

1. Child Development and Well-being

2. Caregiver Capacity Building

3. Social Connections

Our team is here to help
  1. FCSS Manager
  2. FCSS Assistant Manager
  3. Administrative Assistant
  4. Individual Supports Coord.
  5. Family Life Coord.
  6. Community Connections Coord.
  7. Caregiver Education Coord.
  8. HKFS Supervisor
  9. HKFS Coordinator
  10. Youth Centre Coord.

Meet CarynCaryn is the FCSS Manager; she oversees all FCSS programs and Hinton Transit!

If you'd like to connect with Caryn, give her a call at 780-865-6031 or send her an email!

To see more information on transportation, view the webpage here!

Why Caryn Loves Hinton

"I have lived in Hinton for 9 years, but it felt like home to me after just a few visits. The real sense of community and the variety of outdoor opportunities is what makes Hinton most special to me."

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