The Drumheller Valley is a family friendly community with many programs, activities, events, resources and support services ensuring that families are well cared for.
The Strengthening Families Coalition
“Time Spent with Families Strengthens Our Community”
The Strengthening Families Coalition is a Community Development & Social Planning (CDSP) committee hosts Dinner and Dialogue sessions, and offers eight free, quality programs/events that enhance family connection each year from September to April.
September: Movie under the Stars
October: The Great Pumpkin Hunt
November: Pottery Workshop
December: Trail of Trees
January: Family Literacy Event- Silver and Gold Carnival
February: Family Day Unplugged
March: Cooking up a Story
April: Pool Party
The committee includes representative from the Town/FCSS, Healthy Families, the Family Resource Network, Drumheller Public Library, AHS Addictions and Mental Health, Drumheller and Area Early Childhood Development Coalition (DECD), Drumheller Family Literacy and community members.
Indoor Free Play
Sponsored by the Town of Drumheller and Drumheller Rotary, Families can enjoy free access to 1/3 of the Badlands Community Facility’s Field House and Playground on Sunday's from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
Family Resource Network
The Drumheller and Area Family Resource Network (FRN), is part of the Government of Alberta’s Family Resource Network and provides preventative services and supports for families, children and youth through a Hub and Spoke Model.
Hub services include Early Childhood Development, Child & Youth Development, Parent Education and Family Support.
Spoke Services include:
Trained staff visit families in their homes to assist with parenting strategies, information and ideas to stimulate child development. The program helps families manage other family needs and issues that impact their ability to be the parent they want to be.
Intensive Family Intervention Program
Do you need help managing child behaviour, addictions, mental health diagnoses, or accessing available supports? This free program may be able to help.