MEND – Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!

MEND is a free program for families and children ages 2 to 4 that empowers children and families to become active, healthier and happier!

Families will learn about:

  • healthy eating and mealtime habits
  • active play
  • how to read food labels
  • positive parenting
  • what serving sizes look like
  • behaviour change strategies
  • building self-esteem
  • healthy growth
  • picky eaters

Who is it for?

Families, single parents of children at the age range 2-4 years


Family Services of Central Alberta
5409 50 Ave.


Wednesday Mornings 9:15 – 11:00 am

January 24 – March 28

Program Cost


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“I loved the MEND program. It helped me to make better choices with food by being able to read labels and to understand recommended serving sizes.”

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)

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