FCSS Programs and Services


Reducing the Impact of Financial Strain Project Partner, Suicide Prevention, In Touch Check In and Chat Program, COMPASS for Cargivers, Assistance with form completion – AISH, Income Support or Federal forms.


Young Adults, Teens, Youth, and Children

Little Things for Life, Summer Fun Programs, Cooking with Kids, Rainbows Grief and Loss, Partnership Activities with Camrose Family Resource Centre.  Refer to News and Events.



Festival of Trees, Adventure Bus, Partnership Activities with Camrose Family Resource Centre.  Refer to News and Events.


General Family Counselling

We offer professional, confidential, short-term counselling for individuals, couples and families. Our counsellor provides counselling for those seeking assistance with emotional and relationship problems including marital issues, family conflict, aggression, anger, loss, stress, trauma or to support personal development.

Our counselling sessions are delivered by Charlene Irvine, BA, M.SC, CCC.

Counselling fees are $35 per session. Out of Service area fees are $110 per hour. Please contact the Tofield/Beaver County West FCSS office at 780-662-7067 to book an appointment.


Home Help – On Hold due to COVID

We are currently in the process of launching a home help support program designed to offer seniors, the disabled, or individuals who fall ill assistance with light housekeeping services including:

  • Vacuuming
  • Tidying Kitchens, Living Rooms and Washrooms
  • Dusting
  • Dish Washing
  • Washing Floors
  • Laundry

Fees are charged on a sliding scale based on income levels. Income verification is a requirement based on line 236 of an individuals tax return. A mileage charge of .50 per km will be charged for residents requiring services outside of the Village of Ryley or Town of Tofield.

Net Household Annual Income
Single Person Couple/2 People Hourly Rate
Up to $15,000 Up to $25,000 $14.00
$15,001 to $20,000 $25,001 to $30,000 $16.00
$20,001 to $25,000 $30,001 to $35,000 $18.00
$25,001 to $30,000 $35,001 to $40,000 $20.00
$30,001 to $35,000 $40,001 to $45,000 $22.00
$35,001 and over $45,001 and over $24.00
No Disclosure of Income $30.00


In Touch Check in and Chat Program

Individuals can register with our office by calling 780-662-7067 to receive a call once or twice a week (Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm) for a check in and chat. This is not a counselling program. Instead, we aim to build relationships and reduce isolation and loneliness.


Meals on Wheels

Refer to Seniors Page


Volunteer Income Tax Program

Revenue Canada partners with agencies to train volunteers so that agencies like Tofield/Beaver County West FCSS may offer FREE Tax Preparation Services to help low-income individuals and families file their tax returns. Tax information can be dropped off at the FCSS and we will arrange for volunteers to prepare income tax and benefit returns for those eligible. To find out if you’re eligible please see the income thresholds chart below. Please contact us at 780-662-7067 for additional information.

Revenue Canada-Individual Income Tax Inquiries