Category: Family and Community Support Services

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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County Conversation – September 25, 2019

2019 Board and Committee Opportunities                 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 current opportunities to become involved in an Athabasca County Board or…

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Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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