Category: Family and Community Support Services

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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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Family Day Office Closure

Please take note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the Family Day Holiday. The Municipal Emergency Line will remain open for urgent concerns with utilities and infrastructure.    

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Athabasca Parent Link Receives Minister’s Award

One of nine awards presented across Alberta in 2019 Minister’s Awards of Excellence in Child Development are given yearly to child development professionals who make life better for children and families. This year the Parent Link West Network – Athabasca Parent Link was nominated and was presented an award in the Team category. Receiving the…

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Athabasca County Connection – November 2019

The November edition of the Athabasca County Connection is now available! It features the following stories: the Tourism & Economic Development Committee partners to win a marketing award the Farm Woman of the Year nomination deadline approaches Athabasca County and the Town of Athabasca sign on to a rural crime prevention pilot an update on…

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Remembrance Day Office Closure

The Athabasca County Administration Building, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services offices will be closed to allow our staff to observe Remembrance Day. The offices will by open for regular business hours on Tuesday, November 12. If you encounter an emergency in relation to municipal services provided by Athabasca County, please call the…

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Council Holds 2019 Organizational Meeting

Members of Athabasca County Council met in Council Chambers for the County’s Organizational Meeting. The meeting is held annually to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve, as well as make a number of appointments to boards, committees and commissions. It also offers a chance for Councillors to express interest in new positions, or keep the…

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