Town of Canmore

Family Resource Network

The Town of Canmore has chosen to participate in the Government of Alberta’s Restriction Exemption Program (REP) for our drop-in Community Social Development and in-person Family Resource Network programs for those over the age of 18. 

All participants ages 2+ are required to wear a mask during drop-in programs. Programs currently following the REP include: Toys Together, Babies & Blankets, and the Parent/Youth Mindful Workshop.

Proof of vaccination can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance of a program or presented in person before a program starts. Your personal information is protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is collected, used and disclosed only for the purpose of determining your eligibility to enter our facility.


Mandatory Health Information

Effective Sept. 20, 2021, anyone born in 2003 or earlier who attends an in-person Family Resource Network program or a Community Social Development drop-in program is required to provide proof of vaccination, a negative PCR or rapid test COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours, or a medical exemption letter. 

  • From Sept 20 to Oct 24: Anyone born in 2003 or earlier who wants to attend a Community Social Development or Family Resource Network drop-in program must have received at least one dose of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of a single dose is acceptable as long as the dose was given more than two weeks before the date of entry.
  • From Oct 25 onward: Anyone born in 2003 or earlier who wants to attend a Community Social Development or Family Resource Network drop-in program must have received two doses of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine.

The Town of Canmore receives provincial funding to provide free programs and services as part of the Bow Valley Family Resource Network. Offerings are available to all residents of the Bow Valley.

Family Resource Networks (FRNs) deliver prevention and early intervention services and supports for families with children aged 0 – 18.  The Town of Canmore, Town of Banff, and Closer to Home work together to provide services and programs for Bow Valley residents. 

The Town of Canmore is provincially funded to offer Hub coordination, and Child Development and Caregiver Capacity Building services. The services provided through the Town of Canmore will offer Universal (open to everyone) and Targeted programming (open to those who need some additional support) for families with children 0-18 years. In addition to provincial funding, the Town of Canmore municipality funds the Social Connection Service, which provides social programming for young families and youth in Canmore.

In the Bow Valley region, FRN funding is also granted to the Town of Banff and to Closer to Home (based out of Calgary).


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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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