November 2020
Programs for Everyone
Mentally Strong
Date: Starts October 27 for 8 weeks
Time: 7 - 8:30 PM
Location: TBA
Register here or call 780-963-8583
Cost: $40 + GST for all 8 week

Family Life Psychology and FCSS are teaming up to offer an 8 week counselling session to get you back on track with your mental health. There are a maximum of 12 spots available so don't wait to sign up.
Collaborative Communications - Couples
Date: 3 Mondays, November 2, 9, 16
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: ZOOM link to be provided
Register here or call 780-963-8583
Cost: $85/couple (subsidy available in required)

A 3-part fun and friendly workshop to help you strengthen your relationship by deepening your understanding of one another, establishing trust and creating intimacy. Good communication is key to a happy relationship. Without it, stresses of life can lead to disappointment, resentment and hurt. Presented in partnership with TriCala*
Mental Health First Aid
Date: Thursday, November 12 & Friday, November 13
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM each day
Location: Heritage Park
Register here or call 780-963-8583
Cost: $100 + GST

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis. This is a 2-day course.
Personal Directives and Power of Attorney
Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: ZOOM link to be provided
Register Here or call 780-591-3355 (TriCala)
Cost: FREE

Learn about 2 important legal documents needed to protect you in the event of becoming medically disabled. Representatives from the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee will present information and answer questions about personal directives and power of attorney.
The Power of Storytelling
Date: Wednesday, November 18
Time: 12 - 1 PM
Location: ZOOM link to be provided
Cost: FREE

Storytelling is a powerful tool to connect people. Join us for a community conversation lead by Jenifer Norwell, CBC Radio, on the power of storytelling.
Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Date: Saturday, November 21
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
Location: Heritage Park
Inquiries: pfcss@stonyplain.com
Cost: FREE

Lost someone to suicide? Join us for a day of healing for our Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. Meet with other individuals who deeply understand your loss.
Dementia Connections Project
Volunteers build connections with People Living with Dementia and their carepartners.

Check out our website for details: Dementia Connections
Caring Hearts Connection
Volunteers connect and support residents with wellness checks.

Visit our website for details:
Neighbourhood Connect
Neighbourhood Connect is all about neighbours helping neighbours. 
Register to be a Neighbourhood Connector in your neighbourhood. Build community, strengthen Stony Plain community spirit, and ensure all your neighbours are connected.
SeniorConnect TriRegion
SeniorConnect TriRegion is a free, online training program that teaches residents how to recognize and respond to seniors in need. The program is open to all residents in the Tri-Municipal Region and is an excellent way for us to work together to help seniors in our community find local information, resources and support.
November is a time to reflect on how we, as a community, can be better at supporting those dealing with family violence and how we work to reduce and prevent domestic violence in our community.
This year, we encourage all men and boys to talk about and take a stand against domestic violence.

Learn more and take the pledge here...
Breakfast with the Boys
Panel moderated by Constable Hiscock, Parkland RCMP

Date: Thursday, November 5
Time: 8 - 9 AM
Cost: FREE

Join special guest speakers from RCMP, Men Edmonton and Moose Hide for a discussion of why Men and Boys should be at the table for the discussion of family violence, followed by a Q&A session.
Supporting Friends through Domestic Violence
Date: Thursday, November 12
Time: 12 - 1 PM
Cost: FREE

Join facilitator Melissa McLennan from Safe Horizon to learn how to recognize, respond and refer friends, family and coworkers
in need of supports for family violence.
Coffee with the Community
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Cost: FREE

Join special guest speaker from the Edmonton Domestic Violence Response team to discuss the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships.
Support Groups
For more information, call 780-963-8583 or email pfcss@stonyplain.com
The Volunteer Centre
Register as a volunteer, browse opportunities, and connect with non-profits through our new software: Better Impact.

*Many of our programs are presented in partnership with Tri-Community Adult Learning Association (TriCala). TriCala works cooperatively within our community to identify adult learning needs, encourage development and implementation of quality programs, and promote the concept of lifelong learning.

**Thank you to all our community partners including City of Spruce Grove, Parkland County, Stony Plain Alliance Church.

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