Announcement Regarding Airdrie and Area Family Resource Network

05 May Announcement Regarding Airdrie and Area Family Resource Network

North Rocky View Community Links Society (Community Links) is also a Family Resource Network (FRN #10) offering high quality prevention and early intervention services and supports for children and youth, aged 0 to 18 years old and their parents/caregivers through a ‘hub and spoke’ model of service delivery.

As a Hub for North Rocky View Region (including Airdrie, Beiseker, Crossfield, Irricana and surrounding North Rocky View County), Community Links is providing the physical centre and is the anchor organization that arranges the delivery of a full array of services, supports, and programing.  Community Links implements Information and Referral Services as well as a network of various programs and services though our Caregiver Capacity & Education Spoke.

As the Family Resource Network #10, Community Links is also excited to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area with their Mentoring Program Spoke; as well as Closer to Home Community Services Society in providing their Child and Youth Social Skills Development Program and Home Visitation Spokes.

As a “Hub and Spoke” service delivery model, our agencies together will focus on:

 strengthening parenting and caregiving knowledge
 enhancing social supports
 supporting coping and problem-solving skills
 providing access to community supports and resources
 improving child and youth development
 building resiliency
 fostering well-being

For more information, please contact:

Brenda Hume, Executive Director of Community Links at 403-945-3900 or brenda@nrvcl.ab.ca

To connect with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area of Calgary, contact 403-777-3535 or http://bbbscalgary.ca/familyresourcenetwork/.

Chris White, Viewpoints Youth Facilitator at 587-572-7486 or cwhite@closertohome.com or Hira Hussain-Sheikh, Viewpoints Youth Facilitator at 403-875-7359 or hhussain@closertohome.com of Closer to Home Community Service Society.

For Home Visitation Services with Closer to Home Community Services Society, contact Nikki Bagwell at 403-630-5112.