Town of Canmore

Here for You

COVID-19 has impacted everyone in ways they could not have anticipated or planned for. In uncertain times like these, everyone needs a little help. 

Reach out now by calling 403.678.7127 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Face-to-face, phone, and Zoom appointments are available. 

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is here to support you in four ways:


A staff member will listen to your story of how the pandemic has impacted you. They will ask questions to clarify and to understand your specific concerns and help to create a plan and prioritize those concerns.


FCSS provides direct support in the following areas:

●     Solution-focused counselling

●     Income tax preparation

●     Transportation needs

●     Navigating federal/provincial financial supports

●     Isolation supports/strategies

●     Food supports

●     Budgeting/financial literacy


Information and referral

Referrals for and information about any services that are not directly offered by FCSS are available. Key areas for information and referral include:

●     Employment

●     Mental Health and Addictions

●     Domestic Violence

●     Settlement services

●     Credit counselling/solvency

●     Food security

●     Childcare

●     Financial supports

●     Housing



FCSS will schedule follow-up appointment(s) to provide a touchpoint on progress, to hear about challenges/successes, to plan next steps, or to take a step together. Follow-ups are not mandatory, but they are available for those who wish to take advantage of it.

If you have a concern or question that is not listed as an available support above, do not hesitate to reach out; FCSS is here to support each person's unique situation.  Call 403-678-7127 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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