Family Futures Resource Network provides excellent early childhood programs and services, both registered and online. These programs offer parents and caregivers opportunities and experiences to support their children in their social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth and development. These programs also provide a natural environment for families to build social connections and increase protective factors for children.
If you need any additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 780-413-4521. We have created some online programs, services and support options. These are on each program page, the At-Home Family Fun page, and our YouTube channel.
Birth–3 years | Bring your toddlers to an engaging and safe play space. Play experiences will be set up for you and your child to explore at your own pace. This is an unstructured play time with a focus on providing an opportunity for you to spend time with your child and meet other parents.
Birth–1 year | The first year of life is the most significant time for your baby’s development. In this program, a variety of different activities are explored to stimulate your baby’s senses and promote early learning such as singing songs, reviewing different types of sensory play, introducing baby sign language and discussing developmental milestones. Enjoy quality time bonding with your baby while connecting with other caregivers. Please bring a blanket to place your baby on during the program.
Birth–1 year | Learn how reading to your infant helps to promote early language skill development and enhance parent child connection. Please bring a blanket to place your baby on during the program. Due to high demand, families may only register in this program one time. Only those in attendance will receive the book of the day.
2–5 years | Is your child full of energy? Bring them to this active program where they will develop physical literacy through games, music and activities such as dancing, and parachute time. Come join in the fun and meet other families!
1–5 years | Play experiences will be set up for you and your child to explore at your own pace. This is an unstructured play time providing an opportunity for you to spend time with your child and meet other parents.
All male caregivers welcome.
Birth–6 years | Would you like extra one-on-one support for your child? Our Family Mentorship Program provides in-home parenting education and family support services to expectant parents and those with children from newborn to the age of six. Trained Family Mentors provide families with information and support that helps them improve their parenting skills to provide a safe nurturing environment for their children. Family Mentors encourage a parent-led experience while providing recommendations based on leading practices.
1–5 years | Enjoy some indoor play time with your child in an unstructured environment. Come with your child or arrange a play date with some friends. Drop in at any time or stay for the entire time. Please ensure snacks are nut-free.
2–6 years | Do you have a little Picasso who loves to be creative and express themselves through art? This program will allow children to utilize a variety of art mediums to express their inner artist. Each week will include learning about art, exploring a new art medium and creating some individual art pieces.
2–6 years | Playdates are fun and a great way to learn! Join us for this ‘loose parts’ interactive session. This is a great opportunity to meet other caregivers and their children. This unstructured program is designed to help your child develop their creativity, exploration, and social skills while supporting their development through play. Please bring a nut-free snack for your child.
3–6 years | During this program we explore relaxation, calming, emotions, and yoga for children. Learn to be aware of and manage emotions in a way that is fun and meaningful. It is also a very nice way to spend time connecting with your child.
2–6 years | Storytelling is the art of bringing a story to life and passing on culture and history. Each week a classic children’s story will be brought to life through arts, crafts, and activities. Join your child on a story teller’s journey as they let their imagination soar while telling their own story.
2–6 years | Join in the fun of messy play and sensory exploration and leave the mess with us! Plus, take home a sample of your creations and the recipe so that you can recreate the experience again at home.
Birth–6 years | Family Futures Resource Network is offering this group in partnership with the Dayspring Presbyterian Church. Parents, caregivers and children come together to meet, learn, socialize, and have fun. Coffee will be provided. Please bring beverages and nut free snacks for your children.
3–4 years | In this fun, interactive program the focus is on building numeracy and literacy skills using fun songs, games, and activities. Throughout this program, children will begin to prepare for preschool while learning about social skills, letters, numbers, colours, the days of the week and so much more.
Birth–3 years | This fun and interactive program includes stories, musical movement, rhymes and creative props. Connect with your little one in this literacy, arts and movement program with time built in between activities to interact with other children and families.
3–6 years | Put on your lab coat and join in on the fun. Each week children will explore, learn and discover how science works and perform some awesome experiments.
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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