Community Outreach Services (COS) is currently in a stage of transition, as its existing provincial contracts to provide child, youth and family support services, including Parent Link programming, are coming to a close on March 31. These contracts made up half of COS’ annual staffing budget and have been in place for more than a decade.
The Municipality of Jasper has applied for new provincial funding, proposing to offer social connection programs, parent education services, and family support services to families with children 0 to 18 years of age. Until the Municipality knows the results of its funding proposal, it is unknown what our services and supports for children, youth and families will look like in the future.
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