Category: Family and Community Support Services

Summer Program for School Aged Children

Athabasca County Family & Community Support Services is offering a new summer program for school aged children. The program is free, promotes fun and positive activities. Join in the fun!   Intellectual Wellness  – July 10 | 1-3 pm Explore the world with hobbies and interests Athabasca Library Emotional Wellness – July 17  | 3-4…

read more

Boyle Seniors’ Symposium

This year’s Boyle Seniors’ Symposium takes place on Tuesday, June 11th from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Boyle & District Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 4800 – 3rd Street, Boyle.   This year’s conference features the following topics: • Mental Health Awareness – AB Health Services • Pet Care – Boyle Veterinary Services • Alberta…

read more

Athabasca County Conversation – 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums

Two one-day conferences for seniors, their caregivers and the community          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 talks about the 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums taking place in Athabasca and…

read more

Understanding the Placement of Reception Centres

There have been some questions regarding whether the Athabasca Regional Multiplex will become a reception centre to accommodate those evacuated due to wildfires. The following information is provided to help everyone understand what is required before a reception centre is put in place. With AU moving its convocation, will a reception centre now be set…

read more

AU relocates convocation due to wildfires

Decision made to help increase safety for everyone     Today Athabasca County received word that Athabasca University made the tough decision to move its convocation ceremony from Athabasca to Red Deer. The event is an important one for our region and is one we all look forward to each year. Given the wildfires burning north…

read more

County provides support during wildfires

Athabasca, Alberta – Athabasca County is assisting in efforts to support those displaced by wildfires. On Thursday, May 30th Director of Emergency Services Ron Jackson and FCSS Athabasca Manager Deb Wood travelled to Calling Lake to visit with MD of Opportunity officials operating a reception centre for evacuees. After the visit, and responding to a…

read more

2019 Seniors’ Symposium Tickets – Athabasca

The 2019 Athabasca Senior’s Symposium takes place on Thursday, June 6th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Athabasca Seniors’ Centre. The fee to attend is $12 including lunch, prizes and all the other activities planned for the day. Please pre-register by Monday, June 3rd to help us plan enough food for the day….

read more

Office Closure – Friday, March 1

The Athabasca County Administration Office, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services will be closed on Friday, March 1, 2019 to allow our staff to undertake professional development training. If you have a municipal service emergency that requires our help please call 780-689-9000.

read more

Holiday Office Hours

The After-Hours Municipal Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation throughout the holidays. If you have an emergency requiring police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.

read more

Homelessness Estimation Project

read more