CFAN is advancing how we all understand and respond to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We lead through community engagement, funding stewardship,
and FASD advocacy.
CFAN aims to reduce the incidence of FASD and ensure people who are affected by FASD are able to lead positive, fulfilling lives.
Resources & Support
If you are a person with FASD or your life has been touched by someone with FASD, CFAN can help connect you to information and services.
- Visit the Service Directory to find FASD programs and services.
- E-mail our Network Resource Worker or call 403-681-2673 for information and referrals.
- Apply for the Empowerment Fund, a bursary for individuals, families and caregivers impacted by FASD.
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Interested in taking part in a study on the effects of alcohol on a child's brain? The U of C and Alberta Children's Hospital are seeking participants aged 3-6 years old who were exposed to alcohol during pregnancy. Read more.
The Metis Nation of Alberta is hosting the Metis Seniors and Youth Symposium - a weekend of building relationships across generations, March 24-25. They are also recruiting players for the Initiation Hockey Team for kids born in 2010, 2011, or 2012 with an MNA Metis ID card. See details for both here.
CFAN has released a new Parent/Caregiver Program request for proposals. See the details here.
CFAN Memberships expire March 31. It's time to renew or apply for a new membership! See here for details and the application form.
FASD Training & Education
FASD is the most common preventable developmental disability. If your organization or workplace offers care, services or products to members of the public, you interact with people who have FASD. CFAN offers workshops to help you understand
- FASD and its causes and effects on health and behaviour
- strategies for supporting individuals with FASD to succeed
- for health providers, how to support women in preventing FASD