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: 1005 Ross St.

Second Wed. of each month 9:00 am—12:00 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

Rural Parents & Children

Travelling Tales & Tunes (Register)

A collaboration with the Beiseker Public Library, Irricana Rural Library and Rocky View Schools Adult Learning

For parents/caregivers and children 0 – 5 years

Travelling Tales and Tunes is a high quality preschool literacy program that offers an opportunity to enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in a lively environment.

Beiseker Municipal Library: 401, 5th St

Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2019

Register by: Sept. 3

No cost (donations gratefully accepted)


Irricana and Municipal Library: 226 2nd St

Thursdays, 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Sept. 12 – Oct. 17, 2019

Register by: Sept. 5, 2019

No cost (donations gratefully accepted) 


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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)

Pregnancy & Beyond Group (Register)

For pregnant/new mothers with children under the age of 18 months

In collaboration with Alberta Health Services

Pregnancy and Beyond is a group designed to help moms build skills and connect with others and set them up for success during pregnancy and in the first year of their child’s life. Each month focuses on specific topics aimed at supporting parents to build skills necessary to be successful during this time. Topics repeat on an annual basis. If your child is older than 18 months, please refer to the children’s section for programs that are available to help you and your child succeed as they reach new stages of development. Please call a parent coach if you need more information.

Expectant moms and new moms and their babies meet to:

• Build friendships

• Access information on parenting

• Learn nutrition information and how to cook healthy, affordable meals

• Make connections to resources in your community

At this group you can talk with a: Dietitian, Public Health Nurse, Community Support Worker, Parent Coach

These groups meet all year long, except the month of December, at the following locations

Beiseker: Community Links Office 1, 401 5th St

Second Thur. of each month

1:00 pm—3:00 pm


Crossfield: Crossfield Community Centre 900 Mountain Ave.

Third Thur. of each month

1:00 pm—3:00 pm

For other Early Childhood Program options, please refer to other communities or contact us at 403-945-3900 or 1-866-945-3905. We are always interested in hearing your feedback for additional programming in your community.