About Us

What is the Bridging the Gap Program?

Bridging the Gap Program is a new program of the Growing Families Society. The purpose of this program is to bring together volunteers to support the Society’s programs. The purpose is also to expand the opportunity for volunteering and employment in Strathmore and Wheatland County. Bridging the Gap volunteers are already putting their skills and experience to work!

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Contact Information

Growing Families Society
for East Rural Counties

650 Westchester Road
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1H8

Phone: 403-361-7216

About Growing Families Society

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The Growing Families Society supports families in Strathmore and East Rural Communities. It’s mission is to promote, support and advocate healthy lifestyles within rural communities by enhancing the unity of the family structure through various client directed programs and community development.

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You can now help support Growing Families Society all year long by shopping online at www.shopandshare.ca and it will not cost you a penny more!! This is a unique online shopping experience and easy fundraising program all rolled into one! Free to join. Select Growing Families Society as your not-for-profit charity. Visit www.shopandshare.ca today!

Bridging the Gap Program Funding Partners

The Bridging the Gap Program has been made possible thanks to the support and funding we have received from the following organizations and partners:

  • Growing Families Society for East Rural Counties
  • United Way Calgary and Area
  • Wheatland Family and Community Support Services (WFCSS)


Bridging the Gap is supported by:

Wheatland Family and Community Support Services (WFCSS)

and other Funding Partners