About

For over 46 years, Lacombe & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) has supported individuals and families in the Lacombe area through a broad range of education and family support programs across the lifespan.

Lacombe and District Family and Community Support Services was incorporated as a not-for-profit society on March 9, 1983. We provide many services and programs to assist Seniors, Families, Children and Youth, and the Community of Lacombe and District.

 

Our Vision

Lacombe and District is a healthy, vibrant and engaged place to live where residents experience a strong sense of community.

 

Our Mission

FCSS facilitates the delivery of locally-driven preventative social initiatives and programming which enhance the well-being of individuals, families and the community.

 

Guiding Principles - Beliefs:

  • Lacombe's most valuable resource is its people
  • Volunteerism is inherently valuable
  • Partnerships are fundamental to community building
  • Lacombe FCSS can support individuals, families, and community by providing well designed preventative social programs
  • Lacombe has unique programming needs and is best able to satisfy those needs

 

Core Values - We endeavor to:

  • Respect community wisdom
  • Encourage citizen involvement
  • Promote volunteerism
  • Endorse partnerships and collective action
  • Demonstrate transparency, inclusivity and integrity
  • Provide accessible effective programs and services
  • Respond to the ever-changing community needs

 

Supporting People and Strengthening Community