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The best way to end FASD is information. We believe that when expectant mothers, caregivers, their support systems and people living with FASD are given enough information we will empower individuals from all walks of life to make positive change in our world.

Diagnostic Services

Hello there, Our names are Tia & Kim, and we are the LCFASD Diagnostic Team! Our roles are to prepare and facilitate the LCFASD diagnostic clinics; supporting children and adults through the FASD diagnostic process. Individuals who have FASD will experience some degree of challenges with their daily living and will need support to reach…

S’More Mocktail

Ingredients: 5 ounces milk 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup 1 – 2 tablespoons Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme 1 graham cracker 1 chocolate bar piece Directions: Add milk into a mug or glass. Stir in Hershey’s syrup until combined. Spoon marshmallow creme on top of the cocktail. Wait for a couple of minutes and the cream will…

2nd Floor Recovery Centre

This year marks  the Lakeland Centre for FASD’s 20 year milestone , and in June, the 2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre celebrated its 8th birthday! The 2nd Floor is one of LCFASD’s prevention programs and was modelled after the Parent Child Assistance Program (PCAP). We heard from many women who were accessing PCAP that  the…

Blood Orange and Rosemary Mocktail

The Lakeland Centre for FASD offers a Mocktail service to the Lakeland area and we would like to share with you some of our favorite recipes! 1 cup Granulated Sugar 1 cup Water 3 Rosemary Sprigs, lightly bruised 1 cup Fresh Squeezed Blood Orange Juice, strained 1 1/3 cups Cranberry juice 2 cups Cream Soda…

Back to School for Caregivers

Back to school for caregivers! Going back to school can be both scary and exciting for our children with FASD. Transition is always a difficult time and transitioning back to a school routine is no different.  This confusing and uncertain time can bring out challenging behaviors. The following are some tips to ease our children…

COVID, Alcohol and Unplanned Pregnancy

COVID, Alcohol and Unplanned Pregnancy With coronavirus sweeping the globe, life is pretty different than it was at this time in 2019. Social distancing, working from home, or not working at all means many couples are spending a lot more time together and many predict a baby boom! We Albertans are also buying a LOT…

FASD Day

In honor of our 20 year anniversary we wanted to share with you some of the amazing programs and events that we offer here at the Lakeland Centre for FASD, so every month we will highlight something new. This month we would like to introduce you to FASD Day! This September 9th marks the 21st…

Virgin Caesar

The Lakeland Centre for FASD offers a Mocktail service to the Lakeland area and we would like to share with you some of our favorite recipes! Run a lemon slice around edge of glass and then dip glass in Rimmer and add ice. ¾ cup of Clamato Juice Dash of Worcestershire Sauce Dash of Tabasco…

Virtual Mocktail Challenge

The Lakeland Centre for FASD invites you to our Virtual Mocktail Challenge for FASD Day! (September 9th) Send us a video or photo of your mocktail along with it’s name and list of ingredients for a chance to win a prize pack from local businesses! The winner will be chosen on appearance and creativity of…

Employment Services

In honour of our 20-year anniversary we wanted to share our unique custom-made programs that we offer here at the Lakeland Centre for FASD. So, every month we will highlight a new program, this month is Employment Services! Employment services helps individuals navigate the pathway to find meaningful employment. Employment Coordinators support individuals in work…

FASD Training- a success story!

Eleanor had been providing nursing care in the Emergency Department at the hospital for over 15 years and had a great reputation with patients and co-workers alike. It bothered her that some patients returned over and over again with the same troubles. They didn’t seem to have followed the directions they were given the last…
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ABOUT LCFASD

The Lakeland Centre for FASD provides cost-free programs and services in the Cold Lake, Bonnyville, St. Paul and Lac la Biche areas, as well as on First Nations and Métis Settlements through Alberta.

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