Out with the previous, in with the brand new.
The county, nevertheless, has determined to show to a brand new idea altogether.
On Tuesday (Feb.11), FCSS introduced they’ve utilized to be come a Household Useful resource Community Hub. Working as a “hub,” FCSS would collaborate with native organizations to offer companies to youngsters with an age vary of infants to 18-years-old.
“Underneath the brand new expression of curiosity, the Kids’s Providers is asking that the hub and spoke mannequin in your explicit area should have sure components that meet the standards,” defined Gina Somerviller, supervisor of early childhood schooling with FCSS in Strathcona County. “As an example, there are three service domains; one is youngster improvement, the second is round constructing parenting capability after which the third area is social connectedness.”
With these three domains in mine, the county needs to know methods to assist dad and mom and youth with all kinds of issues or challenges they could be going through.
Compared to the previous mannequin, the hub will have the ability to assist extra folks principally as a result of expanded age vary.
“That mannequin served youngsters underneath the age of six, dad and mom and caregivers,” she added.
All through her expertise, Somerville has seen dad and mom get pleasure from the advantages of the guardian hyperlink program, however then battle after their youngster turns six. With the useful resource hub, this may not occur anymore.
Again in November, the county stuffed out their utility with the deadline on the finish of January. They’re presently ready to listen to again from Kids’s Providers.