Family Wellness Program

Town of Banff Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) offers a number of programs aimed at children, youth and parents. For information on any of these services, contact the Family Wellness Worker.

Banff Mentoring Program
Mentors in the Banff Mentoring Program spend one hour a week, during school hours, with a child from Banff Elementary School or Banff Community High School.

Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program that has shown dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression and violence among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.

Parenting after Separation
Parenting after separation or divorce can pose many challenges and you will find information to help you and your family adjust and cope with change.

Support Services
Provided to school-aged children, youth and their parents. Reasons for referral include support for social and emotional well-being, parent-child relationships, divorce and separation, information and referral services.

Classroom Presentations and Workshops
Presentations and workshops aim to enhance the schools' health and life skills curriculum with a focus on healthy relationships and social well-being.

Community Presentations and Workshops 
Presentations and workshops aim to enhance the well being of families in the community