#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 2E8 780.413.4521 info@familyfutures.ca


211 Alberta

211 is a helpline & online database of Alberta’s community social services. Family Futures Resource Network is listed as a resource on the www.ab.211.ca website, as are many wonderful organizations. Having this vital service easily accessible to all Albertans means more people will be able to find the resources they need during times of need.

Call 211 from anywhere in Alberta. Reach out anytime to access the free, confidential service.

You can also reach out to 211 by text or chat: dial 2-1-1, text INFO to 211 or visit www.ab.211.ca and click “live chat.” 

Family Resources

These agencies are recognized partners within the Family Resource Network. They offer free resources available in Edmonton and the area.

The Family Centre
Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (BGCBigs) of Edmonton
The Red Road Healing Society
ASSIST Community Services Centre

Rapid Access Counselling (RAC)

In partnership with the Family Centre, Family Futures Resource Network is offering FREE one hour professional, confidential counselling to any child under the age of 18, or any caregiver supporting children. RAC supports clients to gain direction to an ongoing challenge or assist with a current crisis. The sessions are one at a time and can be accessed as needed.

-In-person Wednesday, 9:00am and 4:00pm at our Summerside location, #101, 4341 Savaryn Dr. Sw. Book Here!

-Virtual counselling Monday – Friday. Several time slots are available throughout the day. Book Here!

-Participants can book online or call FFRN office: 780-413-4521 to inquire. The counselling sessions can be booked in person, virtually and or over the phone.

The service is available for: Children, youth, individuals, couples, and families


Early Childhood Development

The Brain Story Brain health (including risk for physical and mental illness) is determined by more than just our genes. Learn how early experiences get built into our brains and bodies. Learn more about the Brain Story at the link provided.

Brain Architecture Early experiences build brains, brains aren’t just born. They’re also built. Learn more about how to build strong brain architecture in early childhood.

Good Dads — the real game-changer | This is a great TED talk about the importance of dads and the impact they have on the development of children.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms | Early Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Community Resources

Mental Health During Early Childhood Development

Substance abuse resources in Edmonton – Scroll down to the bottom to see registered organizations listed

Health information regarding matters relating to Pregnancy, children, teens and more. https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca

Family Violence Info Line (310-1818) is available 24/7 in over 170 languages. Their online chat is available daily from 8 am to 8 pm at alberta.ca/SafetyChat

Special Education Resources support to those affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy or other disabilities. 

Self/Peer Exploitation

Supporting a Child Whose Loved One Has Cancer

Kickstand – Virtual walk-in clinic with trained professionals and a safe space for group sessions, exclusively for young Albertans aged 12-25 and their parents or caregivers.

Financial Literacy and Resource Support

Money Mentors – Money Mentors is proud of the work we do in our communities. We help Albertans get out of debt, manage their money, and plan for retirement.

Wayfinder – Your guide to government benefits that can help put more money in your pocket.

Financial Literacy – Families Canada helps ensure financial literacy programs meet the needs of at-risk women, promotes education savings, and participates in national financial literacy events.

Online Safety

Keep Children Safe from Online Sexual Exploitation & Abuse During the Pandemic

COVID-19 Global ONLINE SAFETY ADVICE for parents and carers

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