Family and Community, Growing Together.

Bridges Family Programs is the Family Support Services ‘Hub’ for Medicine Hat, Cypress County, Oyen, Cereal, Acadia, Empress and surrounding areas.

The physical Hub location in Medicine Hat and outreach services are provided to the remaining rural communities in the network area.

Our centralized and outreach approach ensures a full continuum of universal, targeted and intensive services for families, children and youth aged 0 – 18 years. The Bridges Family Programs Family Support Services Hub is part of the Government of Alberta’s Family Resource Network.

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Our Mission

Bridges Family Programs builds on strengths for the betterment of children, youth, and families by providing information, family support and connections to community resources.

Alberta Provincial Family Resource Networks

Our Programs

  • Best Babies

    Best Babies

    Best Babies is a free and confidential home visitation program that supports expectant parents and their baby under the age of 9 months.

  • Best Babies

    Building Blocks

    Building Blocks is a free and confidential in-home visitation program that supports parents/caregivers and their children under the age of 6 years.

  • Best Babies


    Connecting families to community resources through individualized in-home family support, information and service coordination.

  • Best Babies

    First Steps

    Support and advocacy for pregnant or recently post-partum women struggling with alcohol and/or drug abuse.

  • Best Babies


    Providing diagnostic and consultation services to children, youth and adults in Southeast Alberta.

  • Best Babies


    The Family Support Hub for Southeastern Alberta.

  • Best Babies

    Parent Education

    Evidence-based education classes that aim to help strengthen parents/caregivers