The Family Centre proactively collaborates with other organizations to address complex issues. Partnerships are necessary to create innovative services on behalf of our community’s most vulnerable families.
Major Funders & Partners
Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area
Major Partnership Programs
All in for youth
All In For Youth is a community collaboration between United Way, Edmonton Community Foundation, City of Edmonton FCSS, The Family Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters Society of Edmonton and Area, E4C, Edmonton Public and Catholic Schools, and the City Centre Education Partnership. This first-of-its-kind local initiative focuses on getting children and youth successfully through their education years and on to high school completion.
Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (NET)
NET is a strategic partnership between the City of Edmonton Community Services, Edmonton Police Service, The Family Centre, and United Way of the Alberta Capital Region. The focus of NET’s work is to build sustainable solutions to community safety. This is done by first identifying recurring situations that affect a community’s safety, and then implementing innovative strategies and working with the community’s residents, businesses, and organizations towards a solution.
Collaborative Service Delivery
The Family Centre works closely with Edmonton Child and Family Services to determine what support children and parents need for a strong a healthy family. Our goal is that children and family members are safe, have positive relationships with loved ones, and are given a voice in decisions affecting their future. All referrals come through Edmonton Child and Family Services North Central and East Neighbourhood Centres.
Community Mental Health Action Plan
The Community Mental Health Action Plan is a partnership of more than 50 organizations working to help all organizations involved in mental health and addiction in Edmonton and Area maximize collective resources, leverage opportunities to respond to existing gaps in service, and foster innovative approaches to integrate supports and services.