Category: Family and Community Support Services

Office Closure – Family Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, for the Family Day holiday. This includes Administration, the Public Works Shop, and Family & Community Support Services. Please be safe and enjoy the weekend!

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County Conversation – Virtual Community Programs

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1.  If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment provides details about new virtual community programs being offered by the Athabasca Family Centre / Northern Lakes Family Resource Network.    AthabascaCounty · Athabasca…

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Offices Closed to Visitors |Holiday Office Hours

Holiday Office Hours The County Administration Office, FCSS, and Public Works will be closed on the following days to allow our staff time to celebrate the holiday season: • Thursday, December 24 • Friday, December 25 • Monday, December 28 • Friday, January 1, 2021 Outside of these dates, we will remain open weekdays for…

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Athabasca County Connection Newsletter – November 2020

The November 2020 Athabasca County Resident and Business E-Newsletter is now available for review.    In this edition: The Damaging Power of Water; Armfelt Continues as Reeve; Community Representation Important on Boards; Property Tax Reminder; New Handi-Bus Receives Sponsorship; Beaver Pond Levelling Project; AU 50th Anniversary Plaque; How to Install the Voyent Alert App; SV…

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Seniors Advocate – International Day of Older Persons

The Athabasca County FCSS Program recognizes and values the experience, contributions and wisdom of seniors. In honour of International Day of Older Persons on October 1, we celebrate the strength and community connections of seniors in our province. At FCSS, the Seniors Advocate provides information and assistance to seniors and their families to improve access…

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Athabasca County Connection Newsletter – September 2020

The September 2020 Athabasca County Resident and Business E-Newsletter is now available for review.    In this edition: Road Maintenance Budget Gets a Boost; Linear Assessment Concerns; A Thank You to Residents; TED Committee Receives a Grant – #TakeItToTheLake; RVs on Rural Properties; Annual Property Re-Inspections; Dealing With Problem Beaver; A Road Stabilization Trial is…

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Athabasca County Connection Newsletter – July 2020

The July 2020 Athabasca County Resident and Business E-Newsletter is now available for review.  (click on image to view)     In this edition: The County Admin and FCSS offices reopen Campgrounds Update:  bookings being taken at Forfar and Hope Lake Agricultural Disaster Declared by Council Congratulations Message to 2020 Grads 2020 Road Construction Project…

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Canada Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on July 1, 2020 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the Canada Day holiday!

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County Office and FCSS to Reopen

With the Government of Alberta’s announcement of advancing to Stage 2 having taken place, preparations are being made by the County for the reopening of our buildings to the public. The reopening of the following facilities will take place on Monday, July 6, 2020: • Athabasca County Administration Office 8 am to 4 pm |…

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Social Services Support for COVID-19

The Government of Alberta is providing $30 million to municipalities, charitable, and non-profit organizations to provide help to individuals, seniors, families and other vulnerable Albertans who are isolated or impacted by measures to contain COVID- 19. In the Athabasca Region funding applications will be submitted to the Athabasca County FCSS program. The funding being provided…

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