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Community Services Support Update

Posted on Monday April 06, 2020 at 11:15AM

Lamont County Community Services staff have been working diligently to bring a variety of supports to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a list of supports and new initiatives:

Social Support Needs Survey
- FCSS is conducting a survey to determine what needs exist in the community at this time. 

Community Resource List - A comprehensive list of resources and support available in the Lamont County region

Social Services Support for COVID-19 Funding - The Alberta Government 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. FCSS Lamont County Region has received a portion of this new funding. Charitable and non-profit organizations are encouraged to connect directly with FCSS Lamont County Region to receive detailed funding guidelines and grant criteria. 

Please Note: Effective April 21, the Government of Alberta will be temporarily suspending applications for the $30 million in emergency social services funding to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response. Government has received over 600 applications. Current applications are being reviewed, and approvals for urgent requests will occur before reopening intake of applications.  

Online Community Service Programs
Community Kids Connection (Family Resource Network Lamont County Region (Facebook) - 
FCSS Lamont County Region (Facebook) - Join FCSS on their Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. for daily LIVE family programming.

Childcare Available!
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For questions about services provided through FCSS Lamont County Region, call 780-895-2233.



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