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Building Strong Families Lone Parent Program

Our Current Activities:

Lone Parent Building Strong Families (BSF) Workshop Series

No one gives you a manual on how to parent, especially if you are a lone parent. This 6 week program does! On everything from budgeting to relationships to dealing with stress and loss. Developed by real lone parents. This is a free program with child care and a meal provided. ** Warning - Participants may experience belly laughs and chocolate exposure.

Huntington Hills Location: Start date TBA

To register call 587-392-2275 or 587-392-2262 or email or

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Family Fun Fair
Tuesday morning, July 23, 10:00-11:30

Come join us at the Huntington Hills Community Association arena to participate in a variety of interactive games, activities and crafts, with a small snack provided. The Family Fun Fair is for children, infant to twelve years of age. There will be lots of information on resources available in the community as well as fun activities to do over the summer. Please feel free to bring your camera as we have invited some special guests!

Registration begins on July 2nd, if you would like to attend the Family Fun Fair, please call 587-392-2271 to confirm your attendance. This event is made possible with the partnership of the North Central Family Support and Lone Parent Programs, and the Family Connections Parent Link Centre. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Summer Sock Hop
Friday evening, June 21, 6:30-8:00 pm

Come join us for an evening of dancing in your socks as we welcome Summer. Grab your brightest, silliest, funniest socks and join us for a fun evening of dancing in the GYM. Families will have an opportunity to paint a vinyl record for a small donation to the “Children’s Wish Foundation”. The recommended donation is $5, and they will take debit, credit and Cash. This is an optional activity for families.

This is a registered event, and registration will run May 24th – June 14th. Call 587-392-2271 to register. This event is for families who have attended programs in the last 6 months. Families must pick up their ticket for the dance before the night of the event. *Food and drinks will not be served at this event. We will have bottled water available during the dance and a snack for you to take home as you leave.

This event is being put on through partnership with North Central Family Support and the Building Strong Families Lone Parenting programs.

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GEMS: Afterschool Program
Wednesdays from 4-5:30 pm

Girls Empowered through Mentorship and Support (GEMS) is an after-school girls group for girls ages 9-12. Join GEMS to learn about “real life” skills, create cool things to take home and meet new friends!

For more info or to register for the upcoming session, please call Desiree at 587-392-2276

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Social Connection Knitting and Crafting
Mondays 7pm – 8:30pm, HHCA Auxiliary Gym

Bring your own crafting/knitting materials. We also have some basic supplies you can use. Don’t know how to knit? No worries, our wonderful knitting and crafting volunteer leader will be there to teach you! No childcare on site, but there is space for your little ones to keep themselves busy.

For more info, please email or call 587-392-2275.

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Healthy Babies

Consultations with pregnant women with children up to 12 months old, and assessing health and social support needed for mom/caregiver and baby. Provisional supports for pre and postnatal health are given to qualifying individuals.

For information and to register please email:

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Are you interested in walking? Walking rocks!
Wednesday and Friday mornings, at 9 am until 10am

Just 30 minutes a day walking outdoors can tone your limbs, strengthen your heart, lower stress and risk of chronic diseases, and increase energy! We meet twice a week, Wednesday and Friday mornings, at 9 am until 10am, at the doors of the Huntington Hills Community Centre. Strollers and dogs are welcome!

To register, put ‘walking’ in the subject line and email:

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Lone Parent Networking Collective
Lone Parents are invited to attend this monthly gathering to connect with others, share knowledge and information and learn new skills. Topics and activities are based on parent suggestions.

The 2nd Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free program and childcare available.

Registration required; call 587-392-2275 or email or

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Contact Us:
Option 5 for Parent Link Centre; 8 for Family Support and Building Strong Lone Parent Families Programs

520 - 78 Ave. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada