Community Supports

The St. Albert Food Bank provides emergency nutritional support to the community.

Family Connections' philosophy and mandate is to provide effective and compassionate programs and services that assist children and families create healthy and safe home environments.

The St. Albert & Sturgeon Primary Care Network is a network of health professionals and organizations who work together to coordinate services and to improve access to primary care services for residents.

St. Albert Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) provide preventive social services to the residents of St. Albert through direct service to the community as well as a range of services offered through FCSS funded community organizations.

Academic Resources

myBLUEPRINT for Parents is an excellent resource that will help you guide your child through high school and beyond. Explore post-secondary options all across Canada as they relate to specific careers. Check out scholarships, resumes, financial planning, job finder and more.

For parent information and instructions on how to link to your child's myBlueprint account, please click here.

Alberta Education developed this comprehensive resource to help parents better understand the Alberta Curriculum and other related information.

The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Salman Khan. the stated mission of “providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere”, the website supplies a free online collection of over 2,200 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and economics. is a website that provides quality online resources to the Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) community in Alberta. Students, teachers, and parents will find multimedia learning resources that are based on Alberta Learning curriculum guidelines. is a safe, reliable, and innovative collection of learning resources developed by Alberta Learning in consultation with stakeholders. Within, the Online Reference Centre is a collection of multimedia encyclopedias – in both English and French – that can be accessed on Reference material, which includes newspapers, magazines, books, maps, pictures, video, transcripts, and more, can be found for all grades and subject areas. A username and password to access this site can be obtained from your child’s teacher.

Learn how to help your teenagers get the most out of remote education. Tips for supporting Learning at Home from

Mental Health and Wellness

The Wellness Network Edmonton connects people through self-directed exploration to enhance and maintain optimal wellness.

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), is a self-designed prevention and wellness tool that you can use to get well, and stay well. WRAP is for anyone, any time, and for any of life's challenges.

Addiction Information and Resources

Don't know how to talk to your kids about cannabis/marijuana? Drug Free Kids Canada has put together a Cannabis Talk Kit that will provide parents with some tips and facts to consider.

Even though vaping is less harmful than smoking, there are still consequences for you to consider. Vaping can expose you to chemicals that could harm your health. We’re here to give you the facts about vaping so you can make informed choices about your life. Discover more at Consequences of Vaping from the Government of Canada. 

Alberta Health provides a number of links to information and resources on mental health, substances and addiction to help improve the health and mental well-being of Albertans.


Alberta Health Services, in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation, offers FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. The aim is to increase awareness and reduce stigma of the mental health challenges that children and adolescents experience, provide parents and caregivers with evidence-based mental health information, and provide strategies that support mental wellness. 

Triple P gives you proven parenting strategies that will help you set up your child or teenager for life – so they’ll be happy, confident and successful. In the meantime, your home life will be better too… with rules followed, relationships stronger, and parents who are much less stressed! Funded by the Alberta Government and available via the online Triple P – Positive Parenting Program. has suggestions to help you communicate with and support your teenager during a time of uncertainty and change.

What is it like to raise a child who's different from you in some fundamental way (like a prodigy, or a differently abled kid, or a criminal)? In this quietly moving talk, writer Andrew Solomon shares what he learned from talking to dozens of parents -- asking them: What's the line between unconditional love and unconditional acceptance?

Click here to view Andrew Solomon's Ted Talks: Love, no matter what

The Alberta Health Services (AHS) Parent Information Series is designed to answer frequently asked questions and give parents like you factual information that may help you prevent your children from using drugs, help them make healthy lifestyle choices and support them in making changes in their lives.

The Family Resource Centre fosters healthy families in healthy communities by providing workshops, counselling and other programs to assist families in regaining a sense of power.

Mentoring Boys provides a variety of articles that are well-researched and relevant to parents.

ParentFurther, developed by The Search Institute, helps families strengthen relationships through shared activities.