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North Central Family Support Program


We are a non-profit organization that provides family support and information to families in North Central Calgary.

We are committed to provide educational opportunities and workshops for parents and families as well as helping families find resources in their community.

In 2017 - 2018, we are planning outreach and family social connection activities across the North Central region. We'd love to hear your ideas for programs, workshops and resources that will be of interest to you and your children.

Please email or call to book an appointment to learn more about our services.

Lorraine: lorraine@weconnectyou.ca 587-392-2275
Desiree: families@weconnectyou.ca 587-392-2276
Jeni: jeni@weconnectyou.ca 587-392-2274

Our Current Activities:


Just for Mom’s, “Let’s Go to the TELUS Science Centre”
Saturday afternoon, June 1, 12:00 pm-2:30 pm

Come join us for our Mom’s ONLY (NO children) trip to the Telus Science Centre. Please meet inside the front entrance at 12:00 pm where we will purchase tickets for Moms who do not have a science centre pass. If you have a pass, please come and join us. We will be providing a light lunch and some snacks.

**Registration priority will be given Moms who have attended previous Just For Moms programs

Registration will begin May 17 at 10:00 am please call 587-392-2271 and leave a message with your name and your telephone number. You can also email your information to tracey@weconnectyou.ca Families will be registered in the order call are received. Please know that any voicemails or emails to register received before the registration start time of 10:00 am will not be completed.

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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. 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.

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 lorraine@weconnectyou.ca 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: lorraine@weconnectyou.ca

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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: lorraine@weconnectyou.ca

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Good Food Box
We would like to thank the wonderful volunteers at Community Kitchen Program of Calgary for running this essential program.

Information on the Good Food Box

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Outreach Community Advocate
Mondays from 11:30-2:30pm

The Northern Hills Community Association, the Bow West Community Resource Centre and the North Central Family Support program, are working together to meet the needs of our neighbors in the ever expanding regions of North West and North Central Calgary. Emil, Outreach Community Advocate, from Bow West Community Resource Centre, is available to offer Basic Need Appointments Outreach Advocate, Emil Joseph from Bow West Community Resource Centre, is available on Mondays from 11:30-2:30pm to provide outreach, information, and referral support for singles, seniors and adults who do not have children under 18 living at home.

Please call: Emil at 403-703-0140 to schedule an appointment.

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Contact Us:
403-275-6666
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