Family Futures Resource Network offers child and youth programs developed to increase social skills for children and youth ages 6-18 such as problem-solving; friendship building; anger management; communication; bullying support; goal setting and girl empowerment. These evidence-informed programs incorporate the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Asset Building research and have been well received and sought after.
If you need any additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 780-413-4521.
Please note, that some of our Early Childhood Development programs go up to 6-years-old.
9-12 years old | This program is designed to help youth learn the basics of cooking. The focus is on safe food handling practices and learning about healthy food choices while making some delicious recipes!! Each week the youth will follow a recipe and have a chance to sample their own creations. They will also work on building a recipe book to take home at the end of the program.
6- 10 years | In this exciting art program, we will explore various mediums of art and the children will bring home their pastel, painting, and abstract art projects for the whole family to enjoy. Along with art projects, each child will get to unleash their creativity through a variety of games and activities that will boost their confidence and let loose their imagination.
10 years and up | Ideally, children should be supervised at all times by a responsible adult. However, today’s family situations often cannot accommodate this. The Home Alone Program is designed to provide children with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. It will help them understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and keep them safe and constructively occupied. This program has been developed by the Canada Safety Council and is recommended for children who are at least 10 years of age and up. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.
8–12 years | In this program we will use scientific inquiry while doing fun and interesting hands on activities. Expect to create, innovate, and fascinate while using collaborative problem solving efforts and developing critical analysis skills.
6–9 years | This is a time to have fun playing a variety of games and activities. Learn some new skills, be creative, and have fun!! This is a time to have fun playing a variety of games and activities. Learn some new skills, be creative, and have fun!!
8-12 years | The aim of the Social Skills program is to develop general social skills of youth, focusing on topics such as friendship building, communication, self-esteem, teamwork, bullying and assertiveness. During each session youth work on developing their skills through a variety of engaging activities, discussions and games.
7–10 years | Participants will train as knights who will learn how to protect their immediate realm from damage and danger. This program will teach children the elements of personal responsibility in the context of their neighbourhood. Participants will learn how to keep their community safe, environmentally friendly, beautiful, and positive. Join our team as we explore the concepts of neighbourhood citizenship through the eyes of heroes of old: Knights.
Family Futures Resource Network provides information, education and support to individuals, parents and families. We are the only family resource centre in south Edmonton, that offers this range of services and programs. We are a network of programming sites embedded within the communities we serve.
#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta T6X 2E8
Monday to Friday
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