Did you know?

That the Family Friendly Community partners have been busy working on making Fort St. John a Family Friendly Community? Check out this video for a celebration of the projects that were table and community initiatives!

For more information on the Family Friendly Coalition contact Heather McBryan, Early Years Community Development Coordinator at 250-261-6278 or ecdfsj@gmail.com


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Daddy and Me at Heartbreak Acres

NO CHARGE TO ATTEND - SNACKS PROVIDED. DROP IN – REGISTER WHEN YOU GET THERE. Daddy and Me community events are offered monthly in partnership with a community agency or business.  Events could be physical activities like swimming, martial arts, and bowling or gymnastics or other fun activities...

Rotary Spray Park Grand Opening

Hot summers need COOL events! Join us for the coolest event of the summer at the brand new Rotary Spray Park opening! There will be a ribbon cutting, prize giveaways, free treats and more! check out the full Summer 2018 Recreation and Leisure Guide here for up to date programming info Schedules are...

1st Annual Taste of Fort St. John & Multicultural Show

FREE Family event showcasing the delicious foods of the cultures in Fort St. John. Food vendors will be offering sample sizes and meal portions and the Multicultural Show will begin at 12:30 pm For more information check out FSJ Multicultural Society on Facebook or www.peacesunfm.com

Canada Day Celebrations

Help us celebrate our home and native land! Kick the day off with the annual parade, followed by a wide variety of activities in Centennial Park including: inflatables, live music, photo booth, orb balls, face painting, henna tattoos, classic cruiser car show, food trucks, and so much more! It's a...

Car Seat Clinic

We are a group of locally trained Child Passenger Safety Educators (CPSEs) in Fort St John, available to help you learn how to use and install your car seat correctly in a friendly, judgement free atmosphere.

5K Retro Run

We are excited to announce the establishment of the Fort St. John Literacy Society's 1st Annual 5km Retro Run!! Run, walk, jive or do the hustle dressed in attire from your favourite decade.Proceeds from this event will go towards our fundraising goal of $8,000 to expand our FREE programs offered...

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Family Friendly Coalition

The Family Friendly Coalition is an Early Childhood Development Initiative dedicated to providing all children with a good start in life. It helps ensure that children ages 0-6 develop the emotional, social, cognitiive and physical skills they need as they enter school. Our committee is a community based partnership made up of Not for Profits, that meet once a month. Our vision is connect families to their neighbourhood, so they can build relationships and create a network in which will support their children. We are funded by Success by 6 and Children First Initiatives.

Fort St John

Welcome to Family Friendly Fort St John. The purpose of this website is to connect your family to the neighbourhood and make you feel welcome. The Spotlight section highlights upcoming events around town. The Directory lists local Service Providers if you're looking for a service/program. The Calendar gives you a breakdown of the week so you can plan activities for your family at a glance! The Training Calendar is a resource for upcoming workshops/training.