Bassano, Alberta T0J 0B0

Bassano Family and Community Support Services

What is FCSS?

Bassano Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) provides a wide range of services designed to promote individual, family and community wellness.

An advisory board is in place to assist with program planning to ensure programs meet the needs of the community. The members represent the various regions of the community and understand the needs and issues that affect us.

FCSS is a provincial program that is unique across Canada. It is a 80/20 funding partnership between the Province of Alberta and local municipalities or Metis settlements. Across the province Family and Community Support Services reaches 319 municipalities and Metis settlements.

FCSS is an accredited organization run by professionals and is a member of the FCSS Association of Alberta. To learn more about our Local Board or the Provincial Act and Regulations click the links below!

FCSS BylawsFCSS ActFCSS RegulationsMeeting Minutes & Agendas

Our Services

Information and Referrals

FCSS provides information regarding social and emotional supports that are available to residents of Bassano. Contact us for more information on resources available to you or for supports in finding local resources.

Community Development & Asset Building
FCSS promotes, encourages, and works to facilitate the development of stronger communities. Contact us to become involved or for more information about partnership opportunities and new community initiatives.

Individual and Community Supports and Programs
FCSS provides support to residents through Individual and Seniors Support Services, as well as ongoing community programming. Please contact FCSS for more information regarding our current programs or follow us of Facebook to keep up to date with current programs.


Healthy Home Cooked Meals
Meals on Wheels

Bassano FCSS and the Playfair Lodge have teamed up to ensure community members have access to healthy home cooked meals daily at an affordable price and delivered to your door. If you would like to participate in the Meals on wheels program please complete the application below. 

Current meal rate is $10.65 and is subject to change on an annual basis.

Meals on Wheels Application


Stop into Town Office at 502 2nd Ave and receive your Welcome to Bassano Package. Learn about the Town of Bassano and County of Newell, from recreation to volunteer opportunities, and coupons/discounts to local businesses. 
Come by and introduce yourself and  pick our welcome home gift.

Join our Board of Directors

In Bassano a Council-appointed board is responsible for reviewing applications and providing community input into social needs programming. Without dedicated volunteers we would not be able to support our community.

To become a member of the FCSS Advisory Board please complete the Skill Matrix and send your completed matrix along with letter of interest to or drop off in person at the Town Office.

To inquire about general volunteer opportunities please complete the volunteer interest form and send your completed form to or drop off in person at the Town Office to discuss local volunteer opportunities.


Contact us

Get in touch


502 2nd Ave Bassano Alberta


(403) 641-3788 or Cell (403) 501-8540

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