Family & Community Support Services

Family and Community Support Services LogoFamily and Community Support Services strives to provide services and resources to create resilient community members, thereby enabling people to sustain healthy lifestyles. High Level FCSS is committed to Youth Development, Family Development and Community Development. FCSS offers assistance to individuals such as referrals to community organizations and completion of government forms. A community organization contact list is maintained by FCSS. 

FCSS Programs

High Level FCSS provides the following programs:

  1. Groovy Kids Club: Before and After School Care
  2. Babysitters Course
  3. Community Welcome Package
  4. Family Development
  5. How to Get Involved 
  6. Recreation Programs 
  7. Volunteer Tax Assistance

Groovy Kids Club: Before and After School Care

  • FCSS offers an after school kids’ program for children in grades 1-3 that attend Florence MacDougall Community School. Groovy Kids Club provides a safe environment where youth will be entertained and engaged through group and individual activities that are designed to promote healthy development. The program operates when school is in session throughout the year. Transportation to and from school is completed by a Fort Vermilion School Division Bus. 
  • Time and Location: 
    1. Tohl Program room. We have occasional park days, field trips, and gym days. Any location changes will be communicated to parents via the Groovy Kids Cellphone. 
    2. Before School Care: Parents drop off 7:30am. The bus picks them up and takes them to school at 8:15am.
    3. After School Care: Children board the bus and arrive at the Town Office around 3:15pm. The program ends at 5:00pm. Pick up is by 5:15pm. 
  • Fees: 
    1. Before and After Care: $250 / month
    2. After Only Care: $175 / month

FCSS & Recreation Events

High Level FCSS offers the following Special Events throughout the year. Many events are hosted in collaboration with other local organizations. For more information contact the FCSS Office at 780-926-2201. Follow the Town of High Level Facebook page and the Community Events Calendar for event announcements. 

  • Get To Know You Night
  • Family Halloween Celebration
  • Family New Years Celebration
  • Healthy After the Holidays 
  • Family Easter
  • Family Day Public Skate & Swim 
  • Play Date at the Park 
  • Canada Day 
  • Zombiewalk 
  • Family Fun Night
  • Seniors’ Week Barbecue
  • Summer End Party
  • Volunteer Appreciation Night