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St. Paul Alberta County: Supporting our Communities

Everyone is welcome in the County of St Paul. We’re dedicated to making all of our residents happy, healthy and included.

Town of St. Paul Community Guide


We provide a wide range of community events and programs that connect individuals throughout our diverse communities.

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St. Paul Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)

FCSS provides our communities with a wide range of programs and services that are preventative in nature.
These programs work to enhance the social well being of individuals in our communities. 

The Regional FCSS Office is located at  5002-51 Avenue (across from the Town of St. Paul Office), St. Paul, AB   T0A 3A0
Phone  780-645-5311
Hours:  Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m./ 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Link to website:

The Elk Point FCSS Office is located at  4906- 48 street in Elk Point which is across from Servus Credit Union/ Town of Elk Point Office. 
Phone:  780-724-3800
Hours:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon/ 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

See upcoming program information on the St. Paul Regional FCSS Facebook

St. Paul Regional Family & Community Support Services website

Favorite Family Recipes link  - Recipes were submitted to FCSS in December 2021.  Thank you to everyone who contributed a favorite!

Community Support Programs

Our communities and the people living in them are at the heart of everything we do at the County of St. Paul.
The following programs are available to support you and your family.  


Community Support Programs

FCSS provides support and information for residents on the following programs:  Meals on Wheels, Baby Wise Bundles, Mom's and Tots in Mallaig and Ashmont, Care Kits, and periodically offers Home Alone and Baby Sitting courses. 

FCSS administers Community Counseling throughout the year.

The free Volunteer Income Tax Program was available until April 28, 2023 for qualifying residents. 
Link to information on the Volunteer Income Tax Program

[St. Paul Regional FCSS website]

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Programs for Seniors

Seniors contribute their time to many causes in the community and FCSS extends appreciation to our seniors
in a variety of ways. 
A Christmas recognition is held each year.

We show our appreciation to seniors during Seniors Week each June with special luncheons held throughout the County. 

FCSS is there to assist seniors with their applications for Alberta Seniors Benefits.

Check the 'Seniors Programs' page on the St. Paul Regional FCSS website for information on  programs. 

[St. Paul Regional FCSS website]


Activities for Kids and Youth

Summer activities are planned for youth of all ages.  Free Summer Program for children aged 7 to 12 begin in July in Mallaig, Ashmont and Ferguson Flats (see link below).  There are plenty of outdoor activities, crafting, daily field trips and fun team building. These activities are perfect for kids looking to make new friendships, create memories, and add some fun and excitement to their summer.

Check the St. Paul Regional FCSS Facebook throughout the year for information on programs.

[St. Paul Regional FCSS website]


St. Paul Regional Family & Community Support Services provides programs open to the public: Meals on Wheels and Community Counselling.


Meals on Wheels

Get tasty and nutritious meals delivered to your door. All food is prepared at Sunnyside Manor, following Canada Food Guide and Provincial Guidelines. Meals are low fat and low sodium and each meal costs $6.00.

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The Community Counselling Program

Run by registered psychologists, this counselling service is open to anyone living in the area. Suitable for individuals, couples or families, sessions can cover dealing with medical issues, isolation, abuse, divorce or general day-to-day problems.

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Grants and Donations

Community Aggregate Levy Fund - Capital Funding

A Community Aggregate Payment Levy is placed on County of St. Paul sand and gravel shipments and businesses operating within the municipality.  The purpose of the levy is to raise revenue to be used toward the payment of infrastructure and community enhancement for organizations operating within the County.

Organizations are invited to apply for funding for capital projects that are located within the County of St. Paul.  Please apply using the Community Aggregate Levy Fund Application Form [remember to, first, download the form to your computer].

The final intake for applications in 2023 is December 20.


The Aggregate Levy Committee will review all applications quarterly to determine eligibility and the allotment of funds.
The successful applicants will be notified after the review.

Organizations are invited to submit their applications to:
Aggregate Levy Committee
c/o County of St. Paul
5015 – 49 Avenue
St. Paul, AB   T0A 3A4

Or by email to:  [email protected]  
In the email subject line, please indicate ‘Community Aggregate Levy Fund’

Scholarships/ Bursaries

The County of St. Paul offers an annual scholarship consisting of three $1,000 awards. Applicants must be a resident of the County of St. Paul and be pursuing post-secondary education. Both high marks and financial need will be considered.  June 1 application deadline. 


If you have an FCSS related question we invite you to contact the St. Paul Regional FCSS Office at the contact information below:

Contact Information

LYNN SMID, Director

[email protected]


5002-51 Avenue
St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A0

Regular Hours:
8:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 4:30
Monday to Friday 

Closed on all Statutory Holidays





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