Counsellor's Corner

Supporting Parents

What are boundaries? 

These are limits and rules; what is okay or not okay for you

Important message:  We need to respect the boundaries of others

Boundaries can include:  physical, emotional, online

It is important to share your boundaries with others and listen for others' boundaries

Why do people push boundaries?

Others are learning your boundaries

Others don't know they are pushing boundaries

Others don't understand/respect your boundaries

Conversation Starter I don't like it when ______ because ______.  I feel ______.

Communication is a key foundation to developing and maintaining healthy relationships with others.


Upcoming Parent Sessions:

Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society 

Watch for information in regards to upcoming events.



Community Connections

Psychologist Association Referral Line 1-888-424-0297

Alberta Health Services Children Youth & Families Addiction and Mental Health Community Services Intake Services 780-342-2701

Intake Services provide a single point of access to children's mental health services and support for children and youth ages 5-17 years of age and their families residing within Edmonton and area who require mental health assessment and treatment.  A telephone screening interview is conducted by a mental health therapist.  Based on the information received and the availability of other community resources a decision will be made regarding the appropriate service.

Alberta Health Services Adult Intake 780-342-2388

Local Support:

Primary Care Network 780-997-0046

Offers free services in Fort Saskatchewan; no referral required

Fort Saskatchewan Mental Health Clinic 780-342-2388

Boys & Girls Club 780-992-0103

City of Fort Saskatchewan Family and Community Support Services  780-992-6767

Subsidized Counselling 780-992-6267

Family School Liaison Program 780-992-6267

Youth and Family Services 780-992-6265

Families First Society 780-998-5595 ext. 221

Programs for parents and their young children to play and learn together; programs for parents and caregivers; family support for those impacted by family violence, baby loss or a shoulder to lean on

Crisis Support:

Support Network 211

Health Link 811

Victim's Services 780-992-6126

Child Protection Emergencies 1-800-387-5437

Family Violence Crisis Line 780-464-7233

Toll Free 1-877-252-7233

Human Services Child and Family Services Division 780-998-6762

Other Emergency Contacts:

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-387-KIDS (5437)

Children's Mental Health Crisis Line 780-427-4491

Emergency Shelter, Food, Transportation 1-866-644-5137

Adult Mental Health Community Urgent Services and Stabilization Team 780-342-7777