YMCA Family Resource Centre

Located within the Boyle Street Plaza at 9538-103 A Avenue and directly across from the Melcor YMCA Village.  The YMCA Family Resource Centre provides meaningful programming that responds to the needs of all members of the community. Some of the programs offered are listed below:

  • Collective Kitchen: Collective Kitchen offers participants the opportunity to prepare affordable healthy meals for themselves and their families at a low cost and provides the opportunity to learn basic nutrition, food purchase, preparation and safe food handling skills and socialize as they prepare their food.
  • Positive Discipline: Positive Discipline is a free 8-week parenting program offered 2-3 times per year, based on expressed interest and available funding.   The program, taught by certified instructors, is a parenting program designed to teach important social and life skills in a manner that is deeply respectful and encouraging for both children and adults.  The program is based on the best-selling Positive Discipline parenting books by Dr. Jane Nelsen.  Free child minding is offered to parents attending the session as well as a light meal. 
  • Family Ties: Family Ties supports families with at least one child aged 7-18 who are at-risk of involvement with Child and Family Services address their family functioning issues and connects them to community services and supports. The Family Ties program is currently funding through Edmonton Region Child and Family Services.

The YMCA Family Resource Centre also offers Speciality Kitchens, day camps, children’s cooking and recreation programs.   Please check out the Program Guide for more information.

For more information on programs offered or to register, please call the YMCA Family Resource Centre at (780) 426-9265.


YMCA Family Resource Centre

View Larger Map 9538 103A AVE
Edmonton, AB T5H 0H8
Phone: 780-426-9265
  • Camps
  • Housing Supports

Facility Staff

Jackie McGowan, Centre Manager
780-426-9258  |  Email

Joan Baker, VP - Community and Housing Initiatives
780-429-5726  |  Email

Jill Peters, Senior Director - Community and Housing Initiatives
780-429-9259  |  Email