Conferences & Educational Programs

FCSS Conferences & Educational Programs

FCSS is pleased to be able to bring a variety of workshops, education sessions, events, and conferences to our residents. To get the most updated information on these opportunities please phone FCSS at 780.361.4425.

Monthly Seniors Lunch & Learn

Monthly Seniors Lunch & Learn first Tuesday of every month excluding June, July & August. All Lunch & Learns are open to Seniors and those that support seniors in some way or another, ie: Home Support Workers, care givers, seniors housing staff, pharmacy staff, medical office staff, as well as anyone who wants to learn about topics that are relevant to our aging population. Please call 780.361.4425 for more information.

Wetaskiwin Community Kitchen - View the Poster (PDF)

Held at the First United Church (5115 - 51 Avenue) every second Tuesday of the month, starting in February. The Wetaskiwin Community Kitchen is a volunteer-led program that shows interested participants how to make healthy and affordable meals using basic ingredients. Each participant will take home all the meals they make.

There is no cost to attend; participants are asked to assist in kitchen cleanup afterward. You must register by emailing Wetaskiwin Community Kitchen or calling FCSS at 780.361.4425.

Home Alone Safely Program

Home Alone Safely program is for children 9 to 11 years of age that may be left home alone for short periods of time. This course will help you decide if your child is ready to be left home alone. Children learn guidelines around safety in the kitchen, what to do with strangers at the door or on the phone, how to keep busy, how to play safe and much more, including a presentation on fire safety. There are two parts to the course -- a one hour session with both children and at least one parent and the remainder of the course (approximately 5 hours) instructed for the children only.

For information on upcoming program dates, please contact (780) 361-4412.

Wetaskiwin Women's Conference

Held annually in October, the Wetaskiwin Women's Conference is a wonderful day of personal development and networking. Please phone 780.361.4425 for more information.

Seniors Wellness Conference

The 2019 Seniors Conference will be held on June 4th. Join us for a full day of sessions, refreshments and lunch. For more information contact FCSS at 780-361-4425.