Supports for Individuals Contact List

Supports and services


Support for individuals and caregivers focus on the coordinated access to the right services at the right time. We want Albertans with FASD and their caregivers to have coordinated access to supports and services that meet their needs.


BISSEL Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Services

Community Advocates to provide one to one, long term support to individuals who are affected by FASD. FASD educators provide FASD training information and resources to the community, clients and service agencies.

Program Support Worker: Chelsea Delisle:

(780) 423-2285 ext. 157   – Address:  10527 96 St NW Edmonton, AB T5H 2H6

UP Logo  Open Arms Program

Provides culturally sensitive interventions, supports and mentorship to individuals with FASD and individuals with FASD who are parenting children who may or may not have FASD.

(780) 440-0708   – Address:  Centre 170-Suite 145-10403 172 ST Edmonton, AB T5C 1V7


Provides short term mental health services for children aged 3 to 18 years who have a diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder along with emotional, psychological and/or behavioral problems. This group program is designed to promote mental well being and to enhance functioning through the development and implementation of practical strategies that can be adapted to the home, school and/or community settings.

Self-referrals may be made directly by calling: (780) 400-4518 #406

Peace Hills Trust Tower, 10011 – 109 Street Edmonton, AB, T5J3S8

 catholic-social-services-edmonton Step by Step Program

Provides long term support through coaching and mentorship to parents who have been diagnosed with FASD and are parenting children, who may or may not have FASD.

Program Manager: Denise Plesuk 

Intake Contact – 780-975-4896

Address:10320 146 Street Edmonton AB, T5N 3A2

catholic-social-services-edmonton Coaching Families

Provides intensive support for 6-18 months to families with children affected by FASD. The program will help caregivers access diagnostic service and provide appropriate tools and strategies for adjustment in living with children who have FASD, advocate with educational, recreational, and social institutions in the community and make referrals to counselling services and parenting support groups.

Program Manager: Denise Plesuk:

Intake Contact: 780-975-4896

Address:10320 146 Street Edmonton AB, T5N 3A2

catholic-social-services-edmonton McDaniel Youth Program

Provides support and mentorship to youth ages 14-19 affected by FASD through the development of goals and increased access to groups, recreational activities and other life skills programs.

Intake Contact: (780) 378 2508

Address:10320 146 Street Edmonton AB, T5N 3A2

EfryGirls Empowered and Strong Program

Provides support and mentorship to girls 13 – 17 affected by FASD through support groups.  Focus sessions include:  life-skills training, sexual education and self-esteem      building.

Progrom Coordinator:

Phone: (780) 784-2200


Address:  10523 – 100 Avenue Edmonton, AB  T5J 0A8

Elves FASD Respite Program

Site based respite for families with children affected by FASD between the ages 3 and 8 during the school year.


Contact: 780.454.5310   – Address:  10825 – 142 Street Edmonton, AB T5N 3Y7

Leduc county Leduc County FCSS:  Bridges Program  

Provides long-term support to women and men residing in Leduc County affected by FASD through coaching, mentor-ship and  advocacy.

Program Coordinator  Carol:

780-955-6423  – Address:  101 1105 5 Street Nisku, AB  T9E 2X3

Metis Nation of Alberta  Provincial Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Resource worker provides support services to Metis youth and adults with FASD and their families by utilizing culturally sensitive supports in order to enhance quality of life and productivity.

Children Service Manager Kelsey Bradburn:

(780)455-2200 or  1(800)252-7553  – Address:  100-11738 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5G 0X5

BISSEL Try Different Not Harder – FASD Community Educator


Presentation and consultations are at no cost and tailored to accommodate schedule time and needs of the group or agency.

Topics include: Employment, Recreation, Housing, Addiction, Relationships, Strategies & Support, and Consistency.

Open to: Parents, Caregivers, Service Providers, Community Members, Youth, Public Service, and interested parties.

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Contact Person:

Paul Pringle – FASD Community Educator – 780-423-2285 ext. 316







  • Hi I am Linda from Northern Association for FASD in High Prairie, we are hosting two 2-day FASD trainings September 8-11, 2015; by Liz Lawryk BSW Msc Health Sciences, RSW. The founder of the OBD (Organic Brain/Body Dysfunction) Triage Institute. The two Trainings are: “Raising Successful Comedians Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders” and “Therapeutic Interventions with Children, Youth and Adults Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders”. The first training is of interest to parents, caregivers, family and community members caring for FASD children. The second training is of interest to professionals caring for FASD individuals. Please email us for a info package.

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