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Support Programs & Services

Christmas Bureau

This collaborative community effort helps eligible Blackfalds families and individuals celebrate and enjoy the holidays through the provision of a Christmas food hamper and gift cards to be used for the purchase of Christmas presents. .

To donate, please send, or drop off, contributions at the FCSS office (5016 Waghorn Street).

(Blackfalds FCSS accepts cash, gift cards, and cheque donations (payable to the Blackfalds Food Bank)).

Be sure to include your return address and specify what you are donating for. You will receive a tax receipt within 2 weeks.

Eligible families and individuals must apply by November 26, 2021. 

Please see eligibility requirements here.

Winter Coat Program

Through the generous support of our local partners and residents, this program provides eligible children in Blackfalds with new winter coats.

Eligible families must apply by Sept. 30, 2021.

Save the Date

Join us for the Online Winter Warmth Fall Fundraiser in November 2021.

Back to School Program

In partnership with Staples, our Back to School program ensures that every student in our community has access to the supplies needed to reach their full academic potential by providing backpacks filled with school supplies for Blackfalds' students in Kindergarten through to Grade 12.

Eligible families must apply by June 25, 2021.

FCSS Subsidized Programs Application Form

Eligible candidates for our subsidized programs must complete the form below and provide:

  • Proof of Identity (Photo ID & Alberta Health Care cards for dependent children)
  • Proof of residency (utility bill or similar showing applicant's address)
  • Proof of current income

Approval of this application is at the sole discretion of FCSS.  Blackfalds FCSS retains the right to refuse service to applicants based on the information provided or other details found through the application process.  

FCSS will exercise discretion and will ensure that the reputation and good standing of Blackfalds FCSS are upheld.