Social Planning is mobilizing communities to plan, make decisions and sit in partnership, to find solutions for social issues faced by our Red Deer County residents. By valuing local knowledge and encouraging a holistic approach to addressing issues within the County, we are aspiring to maintain our communities and advance the welfare of our residents. By performing the following duties we hope to improve residents' quality of life by:
Increasing the rural voice
Offering facilitation and leadership
Providing resources and information
Monitoring trends and issues.
Assisting and supporting
Needs & Assessment Services
Fundraising and marketing processes
We will customize supports for each project or community.
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)
"People helping people."
Red Deer County is a municipal partner in the Red Deer and District FCSS Board. This partnership has been in existence since 1974. County residents are able to access FCSS Services and Programs within the City of Red Deer.
Under the direction and guidance of the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation, communities design and deliver programs that are preventative in nature to promote and enhance the well being among individuals, families and communities.
Services & Programs
Assist communities to identify social needs and develop responses to meet those needs
Promote, encourage and support volunteer work in the community
Inform the public of available services
Promote the social development of children and their families
Enrich and strengthen family life by developing skills so people can function more effectively within their own environment
For more information on Social Planning or FCSS, please contact our main line at 403.350.2150, or see our staff directory.