Posted On Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Each year Alberta designates a special week to recognize and acknowledge the valuable contributions Seniors’ make to our communities. This year, our Annual Seniors’ Week is June 1 - June 7, 2020. In recognition, Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is launching an Adopt A Window - Seniors Week project. In this project, volunteers will be matched with a Senior and challenged to decorate the senior’s outside window with washable paint. The aim...
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Posted On Tuesday, April 28, 2020

175 x120px Mental Health Week Contest (002)Living in isolation during a pandemic is a very stressful situation for everyone. It’s normal to feel many emotions, including stress and anxiety. It’s also a time when some people display great resilience. Whether you are struggling or thriving during this time, it is important to focus on your overall health during Mental Health Week.
From May 4-10 join the online challenge found on the Facebook and Instagram pages of The Community Compass. This challenge focuses...

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Posted On Thursday, April 23, 2020

SCEveryone in the Tri-Region is invited to become SeniorConnectors through the new SeniorConnect Tri-Region program! This free online training program will train people how to recognize and respond to seniors in need and it is made available through a partnership between Spruce Grove Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and Stony Plain FCSS. The program will train everyday people to identify seniors experiencing challenges and empower them to help the senior connect to community...
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Posted On Monday, April 20, 2020

Effective April 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta will be temporarily suspending applications for the $30 million in emergency social services funding to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response. Government has received over 600 applications. Current applications are being reviewed, and approvals for urgent requests will occur before reopening intake of applications. 

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Posted On Tuesday, April 14, 2020

snapycAny given day of the week, the Stony Plain Youth Centre (SPYC) is an active hub where the youth of Stony Plain and Parkland County gather to learn new skills or just hang out with friends. This safe place for all youth was required to close the doors suddenly on March 16th to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Youth Centre staff have reached out via phone to check in with youth who regularly participate in SPYC activities. It was repeatedly heard that youth are experiencing feelings...

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