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

Growing Families logo

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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Growing Families Event and Fundraiser

Friday, April 12, 2019, 5:00pm to 8:00 pm
Strathmore Civic Centre

Pancake Supper, Online Auction, Photo Boothe, Carnival Games, Kidz Kanteen, Family Photo Opportunities, RaffleSpin 2 Win Prizes and more. $25/Family or $10 per person.

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Online Auction: https://www.32auctions.com/growingfamilies2019

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
  • Strathmore Family and Community Support Services
  • W. Brett Wilson and Family



Bridging the Gap is supported by:

Wheatland Family and Community Support Services (WFCSS)

and other Funding Partners