Kalyna Family Resource Network

Call: 780-632-2912

Vegreville FRN, Hub Program Facilitator:  vegfrnhub@telus.net

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As part of the Government of Alberta‘s Family Resource Network (FRN), Vegreville’s community-based centre provides services and support based on the needs of families, children, and youth. Vegreville’s FRN focuses on child development and well-being, caregiver capacity-building supports, and social support and connections.

Through a hub and spoke model of service delivery, Vegreville & District FCSS, a hub, coordinates services in the Vegreville area with spoke service providers. Providers in the Kalyna Network include Lamont County, Two Hills, Mannville-Minburn-Innisfree, Vegreville, and WJS.

Stay and Play

For caregivers with children 0-6 years, older siblings are welcome.

Free drop-in sessions include playtime crafts, stories, and snacks. 

Pancakes and Play

For caregivers with children 0-6 years, older siblings are welcome.

Saturday mornings for family fun and pancakes.

Nature Sprouts

For caregivers and children 0-6 years, older siblings are welcome.

A free land-based learning program. Activities surrounding Canadian nature & Indigenous teachings. Snacks are provided. In Partnership with the Vegreville Centennial Library.

Registered Program.

Messy Art

For ages 7-12

Join us on Early Dismissal for fun messy-themed crafts!

Registered Program.

Yoga with Val

For ages 7-12

Children are invited to join yoga practice. Help your child to find balance inside and out.

Registered Program.

Friend Den

For Grades 1-3

An after-school program that focuses on developing social-emotional skills. Required to build friendships and resilience.

Registered Program.

After Hours

For Grades 7-12 

A youth program for grades 7-12 focused on providing support and life skills to teens. This program benefits the youth's overall well-being and social connections.


For ages 12-24

Join in on creating a platform to enhance youth connections in Vegreville! Laptops and snack will be provided!

Baby Talk 

For caregivers with children 0-18 months.

This program is created for expectant families and families with babies. Community speakers present on learning topics, resources, and support. 

Registered Program.

Grandparents and Me

This program is a warm and welcoming space where grandparents can come together to share their experiences, gain valuable insights, and connect with others who are on a similar journey.

Caregivers capacity building refers to empowering and supporting caregivers through education, training, and resources. It helps enhance their skills and knowledge, enabling them to provide better care and support for those they look after. It focuses on strengthening caregivers' abilities and confidence in their role.

Offered by Lamont County and MMI Spokes within Kalyna FRN. 

Connect with the Hub to access WJS services within the Kalyna Family Resource Network. WJS is dedicated to empowering families by addressing their emotional, social, physical, and overall well-being. By reaching out to the Hub, families can get referrals and access support networks that include family, friends, community members, and professionals to help them achieve their goals.

The ASQ screening tools are user-friendly, age-appropriate, and evidence-based questionnaires to help children reach their fullest potential during their formative early years. These are completed by the primary caregiver of children 0-60 months of age. FRN staff are here to help and can provide tip sheets, extra support, and referrals to services based on the results of the completed ASQ. There are two screening tools in the ASQ program:

ASQ®: SE-2: Focuses on social-emotional development.
ASQ®-3: Looks at 5 key areas of early development.

The Vegreville & Area Family Resource Network newsletter is published every two months.