Rural Programming

Rural Adult

Rural Intake Services

Available in Beiseker, Crossfield, and Irricana on a first come, first serve basis. Residents in need of information, assistance with government

applications, referrals to community services and access to Community Links programming, including Parent Consultations, Family/Domestic

Violence supports, Counselling and Senior Services, can connect with the intake staff.

Rural intake services can be provided in person or by calling 403-620-0778.

Beiseker: 401, 5th St

Tues. & Fri. 9:30 am—3:00 pm

 

Crossfield: 1210 Railway St. (Crossfield Municipal Library)

Second Wed. of each month 10:00 am—1:00 pm

 

Irricana: 226, 2nd St.

By Appointment Only

Empty Nest Group (Register)

Adults Only

This 6 week group provides encouragement, self-discovery and identify renewal for adults whose children have left home. It will assist with increasing self-esteem, self-worth and self-love. You will also have the opportunity to reorganize your new priorities, reflect and refocus on the next phase of your life as a single or married independent adult. Topics include health and wellness, healthy boundaries, downsizing and letting go.

Beiseker: 401, 5th St

Fridays, Oct. 4—Nov. 8, 2019

9:30 am—11:30 am

Register by:  Sept. 20, 2019

*Cost: $30/person

 

Mindfulness Group (Register)

Adults Only
Mindfulness is a great practice to center oneself. Join us for this adult workshop to develop skills to be able to listen to your body and what it is telling you.
Crossfield: 1210 Railway St. (Crossfield Municipal Library)
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register by: Oct. 1, 2019
No Cost (donations gratefully accepted)

Tea and Treats Conversation Café; Senior’s Information Session (Register)

Need information, resources or supports on ANY and ALL topics pertaining to Seniors…WE CAN HELP…Bring your concerns, challenges or questions and join us for a fun group conversation to broaden your understanding of our resources, get your sweet tooth satisfied…and hopefully share giggles too!

Beiseker:

Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Oct. 8, 2019

Register by: Oct. 1, 2019

Community Links Beiseker (1, 401 5th St) 

No cost (donations gratefully accepted)

Crossfield:

Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Oct. 22, 2019

Register by: Oct. 15, 2019

Crossfield Lodge (1220 Hammond Ave)

No cost (donations gratefully accepted)

Rural Parents & Children

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P.L.A.Y. (Parent Link and You) (Register)

For parents/caregivers and their children 0—3 years

A program where you can take part in a variety of interactive play activities and connect with Parent Coaches as well as with other parents/caregivers. Parenting and child development information and resources such as Development Check–Ups are available.

Irricana: 300, 1st St

Thurs. Oct. 31—Dec. 5, 2019

10:00 am—11:30 am

Register by: Oct. 24, 2019

No cost (donations gratefully accepted)

Parenting Connections (Register)

For pregnant/new mothers/and mothers with children under the age of 6 years (6th birthday)

In collaboration with Alberta Health Services

Parenting Connections is a group designed to help parents build skills, connect with others, and access information on subjects relevant to parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Each session will focus on a specific topic aimed at creating stimulating and informative discussions and providing information that can contribute to the healthy development of children.

At the group, parents can talk with a:

  • Dietitian
  • Public Health Nurse
  • support services Worker
  • Parent Coach

The program will be offered in Beiseker and Crossfield four times a year

Beiseker (second Thursday of each month)

1:00 pm—3:00 pm

Sept. 10, 2019

Nov. 12, 2019

Feb. 13, 2020

May 14, 2020

Community Links Office 1, 401 5th St

*Free child care is available for children up to their 6th birthday.

 

Crossfield (third Thursday of each month)

1:00 pm—3:00 pm

Sept. 17, 2019

Nov. 19, 2019

Feb. 20, 2020

May 21, 2020

Crossfield Community Centre 900 Mountain Ave.

*Free child care is available for children up to their 6th birthday.

 

For more information, please contact info@nrvcl.ab.ca or call 403-945-3900 or toll free at 1-866-945-3905