Families and Schools Together (F&ST)

F&ST is a school based prevention program for the entire family. F&ST enhances family functioning, promotes child success in school, prevents substance abuse by the child and family, and reduces stress families experience in daily life.

F&ST is an evidence and researched based program which has great success in improving a child’s behaviour both at home and school, F&ST also helps improve performances in school short and long term.

Who is it for?

Families within the designated school with one family member Pre-K to Grade 4


At the designated school


Once a week for 9 week program October- December or January- March


Program Cost


For more information please contact:

Shasta Kovach


“Excellent program! Helped our family communicate better. I can ask my child to do simple tasks without repeating myself. F&ST has helped us communicate better and be able to discuss our feelings with one another.”

Contact Details

Main Office:

Family Services of Central Alberta

5409 - 50th Avenue

Red Deer, Alberta

T4N 4B7

Office Hours

Main Office:
8:30am – 4:30pm

Extended hours on Monday/Tuesday:
5:15pm – 8:00pm

Toll Free: 1-866-414-3722

Email us: fsca(at)fsca.ca

Park Plaza Intergenerational Centre

5214 - 47 Avenue, Red Deer

Visit by appointment only Phone: 403-967-0171

Parkland Mall Kinsmen Family Play Space

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9:30am – 3:00pm

Parkland Mall:  4747 - 67th Street, Red Deer