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Are you an agency worker who wants to stay informed of your community happenings? Every two months FCSS brings together partner agencies to share and discuss current available services and potential gaps in our community. Please check out the calendar for upcoming meeting dates and times.

Hungry Kids Program

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Barrhead & District FCSS Society supports schools in our region, offering healthy and nutritious meals and snacks for all children. We offer help with subsidizing the hot lunch program for children in need at Barrhead Elementary School and provide food as needed to help children in other schools in the area. No child should go hungry and we will support …

Coats for Kids and Families

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For some children, having a warm coat means attending school on a cold day instead of staying home. Each fall FCSS works with Barrhead Cleaners and Servus Credit Union to provide clean, used coats to families in need. Coats for Kids & Families aims to ensure families and individuals with limited resources have access to the proper winter outerwear needed …

Lending Activity Kits

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Looking to try something new and exciting?! We have created many activity kits for families, children, seniors, and community events. You can borrow these fun-filled activity kits from FCSS. Come check out our catalogue at our FCSS building! There is a fun activity for everyone! It’s a great way to connect as a family and/or community!

Christmas Programs for Individuals and Families

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Do you know an individual or family that needs help at in the Christmas season? Do you need help during Christmas with food and gifts? We have programs that can help take off some of the stress with gifts and food. Registration starts in November each year. Watch our Facebook page and website for more information and registration information or …

Volunteer Appreciation

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FCSS recognizes that volunteers are a critical piece to ensuring a vibrant community. Many community initiatives would not be possible without them! Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event- Barrhead & District FCSS plays an active role, along with our numerous community partners, in planning the annual Volunteer Appreciation Event held in April. We feel that it is very important that our hard-working …

Welcome Baskets

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Are you new to our community?! Come see us at FCSS to receive an amazing welcome basket and find out more about what your new community has to offer. Our welcome baskets are comprised of Items from various businesses and local groups and agencies. The baskets will provide new residents to Barrhead with all the information they need to feel …

Barrhead Food Bank

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Are you in need of a little help with your grocery costs in a month? The Barrhead Food Bank is open to anyone who feels they need a little help. The Food Bank is in the Barrhead & District FCSS building. We are open Thursdays from 10 am – 3 pm. The Food Bank is operated with the assistance and …


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Are you caring for a family member or friend? Do you feel that you need to connect with others sharing a similar experience to yours? Caregiving can be stressful, isolating and overwhelming. It can have a negative impact on the caregiver’s physical and mental health. That’s why the award-winning COMPASS for the Caregiver program helps caregivers balance their own well-being …

Hire a Tutor

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Needing help with your schoolwork? Struggling with a certain subject? We have a list of tutors that can help. Please call the FCSS office to get paired up with a tutor.