Family Wellness

Fort Saskatchewan Community Supports Resource List

Fort Saskatchewan Community Supports Resource List

Counselling: (via telephone)

  1. Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) (780)992-6267
  2. Primary Care Network (780)997-0046
  3. Families First Society (780)998-5595
  4. Psychologists Association of Alberta (780)424-0294 paa@paa-ab.ca

Note: First Responders Counselling Only

AFTER HOURS SUPPORT

  1. Crisis Line 1-800-482-4357 – may need support in the interim
  2. Adult Access 24/7 (780)424-2424 – dire need, requires support asap
  3. Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Family Violence

Albertans dealing with family violence, partner abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, elder abuse, pet abuse, or financial abuse.

  • Family Violence Info Line anonymous support Call 310-1818 | 24/7 | 170+ languages
  • Chat online ca/SafetyChat | 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily

AB Health Services text message subscription to send messages of encouragement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Albertans can text COVID19hope to 393939 to subscribe.

Financial Support: (call for assistance)

  1. Alberta Supports – Income Support (780)644-9992 or https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-supports-for-albertans.aspx
  2. Families First Steadfast Connector (587)784-1259 or email aylisae@familiesfirstsociety.ca local emergency fund

 

Family and Youth Support: (call for assistance)

  1. Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) (780)992-6267
  2. Families First Society (780)998-5595 – support with diapers, formula, grief and family violence phone support available
  3. Boys and Girls Club (780)992-0103 – telephone and possible in person support
  4. Child and Family Services (780)992-6700

 

Grocery Delivery:

  1. Save on Foods - saveonfoods.com (orders for FS come from 4805 167 Ave. Edmonton) Minimum order $50 (payment by credit card) delivery charge based on order - maximum $9.95 *delivery 1 to 2 days – at this time they are experiencing very high web traffic so they encourage all that can shop in store to please do so.
  1. M&M Foods mmfoodmarket.com. Order online. Select the Fort Saskatchewan store, place your order than call the store at (780)997-0028 to make credit card payment. For e-transfer payments or requests for delivery please call Jillian (780-298-0984). Customer must be home at time of delivery. 
  1. Heart to Home Meals https://www.hearttohomemeals.ca/ - frozen meal delivery for seniors

Grocery or Parcel Pickup:

  1. Walmart- walmart.ca ( A cab can pick these up and deliver as well) Minimum order $25 Groceries $30 Non essentials (Payment by credit card)
  1. No Frills nofrills.ca - Minimum order is $30. (Payment by credit card, interact, or cash)
  1. M&M Foods mmfoodmarket.com. Select the Fort Saskatchewan store, place your order than call the store at (780)997-0028 to make credit card payment. For e-transfer or questions about process please call Jillian (780-298-0984).
  1. Fort Saskatchewan Alliance Church https://www.fortsaskalliance.com/pages/runners

Grocery and Pharmacy Special Hours for Seniors and Immune Compromised

  1. CO-OP Station Square 8:00 – 9:00 am daily
  2. Freson Brothers 7:00 – 8:00 am daily
  3. No Frills 8:00 – 9:00 am Tuesday and Thursday
  4. Rexall 9:00 – 10:00 am 20% discount for seniors
  5. Safeway 7:00 – 8:00 am daily
  6. Shoppers Southfort 8:00 – 9:00 am 20% discount for seniors with Optimum Card
  7. Shoppers Westpark 8:00 – 9:00 am 20% discount for seniors with Optimum Card
  8. Walmart 7:00 – 8:00 am Monday – Friday

Pharmacies:

  • At this time Pharmacies are able to renew medications but are required to limit the amount of medications a person may order to 1 month.
  • Most Pharmacies in town already offer delivery of medications. Check with your pharmacy to see how they can be of assistance.

Abex Pharmacy

121 Town Crest Rd

780-589-2239

Delivery-Yes
Might need help with deliveries
Verbal permission okay

Chris’s No Frills

8802-100 St

780-997-2615

Delivery-yes, (just put in place)
Will work around permission slips
May contact City for help with deliveries

Co-op Pharmacy

10004-99 Ave

780-998-5429

Delivery-yes
Verbal permission okay

Fort Station

10490-98 Ave

780-589-1314

Delivery-yes
Will consider verbal permission
Have system set up to pick up outside of pharmacy, if necessary.  

Guardian (Yakimets)

10101-86 Ave

780-998-7722

Delivery-yes

Medicine Shop

9940-99th Ave

780-998-1120

Delivery-yes
Verbal permission is okay

Rexall Drugs

9425 94 Ave

780-998-5220

Delivery-yes
They require signature for delivery

Rexall Drugs

116 Town Crest Rd

780-998-3217

Delivery-yes (1 day notice)
Have designated delivery driver
Will consider verbal permission

Safeway Pharmacy

9450-86 Ave

780-998-3995

Delivery-yes
Will consider verbal permission

Shoppers Drug Mart

9360 Southfort

780-998-2236

Delivery-yes

Shoppers Drug Mart

100 Westpark Blvd

780-998-1821

Delivery-yes
MAPLE Program-https://www.getmaple.ca/shopperscanada-fghaeignifaoeif/

Walmart Pharmacy

9551-87 Ave

780-998-7700

Delivery-no
May consider verbal permission
They have to scan card for payment

Food Supports:

  1. Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank (780)998-4099 Office is currently closed Monday, Wednesday and Friday but open for Hamper Days on Tuesday and Thursday. Please call on those days for assistance. Must have an appointment to pick up food hamper.
  1. Fort Saskatchewan Alliance Church https://www.fortsaskalliance.com/pages/runners
  1. Meals on Wheels (780)992-6267  Program providing meals to seniors or those with a disability who find meal preparation difficult.

Income Tax:

At this time the Federal Government has extended the deadline for filing your personal tax returns to June 1. Details for assistance will be available in the coming months as the Families First and Pioneer House tax clinic programs are not running at this time.

Career and EI application assistance

MCG Careers Inc. is offering appointments by phone and/or email to provide career planning, job search and assistance with EI applications.  To book an appointment call 587-285-8118 or email   fortsask@mcgcareers.com for further information visit www.mcgcareers.com

Subsidised programs

Shaw shared that they are supporting a program offered federally that subsidizes internet access to families.   The program is called Connecting Families. See links below.

 https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/111.nsf/eng/home

 https://www.connecting-families.ca/welcome

District Emergency

EICS Schools Transition to Online Learning

EICS schools will be moving to online learning beginning Monday, May 10th. If you have specific questions, please contact the school office. Take care and stay well.