Resources & Referral

Community Resource Workers

The Community Resource Workers provide emotional support, information on a variety of topics, connections to basic needs such as food hampers and housing, and referrals such as community support, shelters or education. Please contact the Community Resource Worker at 403-851-2250.

Equipment Loans 

The Family and Community Resource Centre has several pieces of equipment available for use by non-profit groups. Groups using the equipment must be compatible with the Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) service mandate. Items available for rent include: 

  • Public announcement system
  • Flip charts
  • Projector screen
 Government Forms
Alberta Works / Social Services (Income Support) has a satellite office located in Cochrane (the main office is located in Canmore). The Cochrane office is open for pre-arranged appointments on Wednesdays (phone 310-0000 to book your appointment). Therefore, the Family and Community Resource Centre provides a large variety of government forms. If you require one of these forms, please drop by the Family and Community Resource Centre at FCSS. Available forms include:
 
  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • Child Care Subsidy
  • Child Health Benefit
  • CPP Child's Benefit
  • CPP Retirement Pension
  • Old Age Security
  • Request for Corporate Services
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Special Needs Assistance for Seniors
  • Income Support Package