Virtual Programs for Youth

This fall, Spruce Grove FCSS will offer free, virtual programs for youth to support social connection, resiliency and mental well-being. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and based on guidelines from the Province of Alberta, FCSS Fall Programs will operate a bit differently this year.

Virtual programs

  • Virtual programs will be held through Zoom.
  • A meeting link will be provided by email.

Registration is required

To register, visit sprucegrove.org/onlinereg or call 780-962-7618. For more information, please email fcss@sprucegrove.org.

Program details

Healthy Relationships (ages 14–18)

Youth will learn about the different relationships they have, what makes for a healthy relationship and strategies for creating positive social connections with others. Focuses include creating boundaries, navigating conflict and effectively communicating. Participants are encouraged to attend all dates because the information covered builds from week to week. Space is limited.

Wednesdays: Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9
4:30–6 p.m.
Format: Virtual through Zoom
Facilitated by: Chartered mediator from Laurier Mediation
Registration deadline: Nov. 18 at 4 p.m.

Understanding Stress and Anxiety (ages 12–18)

Stress and anxiety can affect us physically, emotionally and mentally. This program is designed to teach youth the difference between stress and anxiety, and provide healthy ways to cope and handle with stress.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
4–5:30 p.m.
Format: Virtual through Zoom
Facilitated by: Registered psychologist from Family Life Psychology
Registration deadline: Nov. 13 at 4 p.m.

Social Emotional Skills and Strategies for Self-Regulation (ages 12–18)

Learn how to express your emotions in a healthy and effective way. Youth will learn practical skills to self-regulate their own emotions and communicate effectively when they are feeling overwhelmed.

Tuesday, Dec. 15
Format: Virtual through Zoom
Facilitated by: Registered psychologist from Family Life Psychology
Registration deadline: Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.

Supports and resources for youth

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.

Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through their website, you can connect whenever you want, however you want.

Call 1-800-668-6868
Text CONNECT to 686868

If you are looking for more supports and resources, the City has provided information on how you can stay safe, stay healthy!

Tri Region Community Connectors

Meet the Tri Region Community Connectors: Michelle Enright and Prab Gill! They work in the Tri Region Area to help youth and families to navigate mental health supports and services. 

Follow them on Instagram @trigreioncc to connect with them directly and to keep up to date on programs, service and events that support mental health and wellness in the Tri Region Area!

Questions?

Please phone 780-962-7618 or send an email.