** Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Closer to Home’s North Central Family Resource Network is closed to the public for the time being. Please call us at (403) 543-0555 if you need assistance. **
Closer to Home’s North Central Family Resource Network (FRN) builds family resiliency with programs and services for children, youth and families in north central Calgary communities.
Programs promote healthy child/youth development, strengthen parent/caregiver capacity to meet their family’s needs, and facilitate building strong community connections and supports for families. The North Central Family Resource Network is coordinated by Closer to Home; delivering a range of services and programs along with Catholic Family Services and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Families are invited to contact the FRN to learn about resources that will help them address concerns and build family strengths.
“I’ve found many opportunities to learn skills, exchange ideas, share feelings of happiness and sorrow among friends, and to build good friendships.” — Women’s Group Participant
Closer to Home’s North Central Family Resource Network offers a variety of programs for children, youth and families. See the full program list here.
Other Resources Available
Staff can help families identify appropriate resources and make referrals to address their concerns.
Computers – We have computers with internet access that families can use to write resumes, find employment or to search for housing and other resources.
Food – We can help you access the Food Bank and the Good Food Box.
Families can access services simply by dropping in or by calling or emailing to make an appointment.