Posted On Tuesday, May 28, 2019

NMN imageCommunities thrive when we care about each other and our neighbourhoods.
Hosting a neighbourhood event is a fun and easy way to get to know your neighbours! As friendships grow, so do safe and caring communities.
This spring the Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services is launching a community project: Let’s Get Together. The project provides residents with a Neighbours Meeting Neighbours Community Event Guide to support and inspire community residents...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Save the Date Poster Sharing Stories and Building Community Connections
Since the beginning of time, gathering around campfires has provided people with a space for reflection, conversation, and community. It is a place where culture can be shared, understanding can be built, and connections can be nourished. Campfires are magical. Songs, stories and relationships flourish around campfires.
This summer, Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services, in partnership with the Multicultural...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Capture This month, our Tri-Region community is raising Elder Abuse awareness and promoting respect for elders though a local campaign called #smilewithasenior. From May 14 through June 14, 2019, people are being asked to share smiles with a senior on their social media #smilewithasenior.
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness day. Come out to a local farmers market: June 6 in Carvel and June 15 in Spruce Grove and Stony Plain, for a free coffee and information about elder abuse...

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Posted On Thursday, May 09, 2019

Have you ever been excluded for being different? Was it because of your gender? Your gender identity? Your ethnic background? Your language? Your ability? Your religion? Or even a combination of the above?
This spring Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services is launching a project to raise awareness of the importance of inclusion and diversity in strengthening our community’s social, cultural, and economic vibrancy.
Through community conversations and...

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Posted On Friday, April 26, 2019

Get Loud for Mental HealthMental Health Week runs May 5-May 11 throughout the province. The stigma attached to mental illnesses presents a barrier for diagnosis and deters people from seeking treatment. Mental Health Week is about breaking down those barriers – letting people know it is okay and imperative to talk about mental health.
Mental Health affects people of all ages, education, income levels, and cultures. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 people in Canada will...

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