Residents living in South West Communities have FREE access to all our programs and services. If you are interested in registering for a program or booking a time with one of our community partners, please contact the office at 403 238-9222 for details on the referral process and the dates of availability.
Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting
An 8-week program for parents of children of all ages. Gain a better understanding of how your child thinks and feels at different ages, and enjoy a stronger relationship while achieving your parenting goals. Childcare onsite.
September 19th to November 7th
Chat ‘N Play
This program is designed as a casual social time with parents and children ages 0-6. Drop by and meet other parents for coffee and play time.
Starting September 25th
This popular program will return this fall. Read stories, sing songs and get your parenting questions answered. In partnership with Further Education Society.
Thursday mornings (start dates to be confirmed)
Living Life to the Full
This program includes 8 sessions where you’ll learn how to cope with anxiety, stress, transitions, and life’s challenges. In partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association:
Starting September 20— November 8th
Brain Development Conversations
Parents with children under 5 will learn about brain development at different ages, how stress impacts the brain, importance of positive interactions and helping your child control his or her emotions. In Partnership with the First 2000 days.
Starting September 13-October 11th
For students in grade 7—12. Volunteers from our communities support youth with their homework and help them learn to be critical thinkers.
Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30
Starting September 27th
The SWCRC builds partnerships that provide a variety of services that are closer to those who live in the south west. Agencies that offer programs in our Resource Centre:
Aspen Community Connections
For individuals who are ready to move forward with their personal goals but feel stuck. A community worker will meet on a weekly basis and provide personal plans and support.
YWCA Sheriff King
Their outreach worker offers one-on-one support and basic life-skills for women and their children who are experiencing domestic violence or abuse.
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
CIWA provides a family counselor at the Resource Centre to meet the diverse needs of all women and children.
Homebridge Homeless Prevention Program
If you are having difficulties that may lead you and your family to homelessness, you may benefit from the community support worker with the Children’s Cottage.