Social Services


Claresholm & District FCSS is located at 4927 – 1st Street West, downtown Claresholm. FCSS is an 80/20 funding partnership between the Province, and the Town of Claresholm and the Municipal District of Willow Creek. This funding is intended to provide local preventative community driven social programs that encourage volunteer participation. Please visit their website HERE, email them at or contact them at (403) 625-4417.

CLARESHOLM FOOD BANK – Please visit their website HERE.

The Claresholm Food Bank is committed to serving the people who need it most. The Food Bank is open Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, and located on the east side of the Town of Claresholm Administration Office. They are always looking to recruit new volunteers. Please email them at For a volunteer application, please see HERE.

CLARESHOLM CHILD CARE SOCIETY – This society operates both the day care and after school / summer fun programs.

Claresholm Day Care
The day care is located on the south side of the Town Office located at 221 – 45 Avenue West. This facility cares for children 0 months to 5 years old, and has the license capacity to serve a maximum of 47 children. Hours of operation are 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays. Lunch and snack programs are included as well as occasional field trips (with parental permission) such as a walk to the library or the park. The aim of the program is to foster a child’s positive self-concept and a respect for the feelings, ideas and property of others. This facility is fully accredited and therefore subsidy is available to qualifying families. Call (403) 625-4543 for more information or fees.

Kidz Zone: After School Care & Summer Fun
This program operates from the modulars located just north of the West Meadow Elementary School, accepts children ages 5 to 12 years old, and has the license capacity to serve a maximum of 37 children. Hours of operation are 6:00am to 6:00pm excluding holidays. To register or learn more more about programs, please call (403) 625-4151.

The Claresholm & District Transportation Society provides affordable and accessible transportation for seniors and those with disabilities. Call (403) 625-4455, or stop by the office at 119 – 49th Avenue West, Claresholm. Please view their promotional video on You Tube HERE.

Located at 5009 – 2nd Street East, the drop-in centre has many activities taking place all the time. New members are always welcome! For information on some of their activities, please see HERE.