Disaster emergency social services

-..ESS volunteers provided emergency food, lodging, clothing, information, and recreation needs during the Chuckegg Wildfire Disaster 2019.

2019 deployment – hosted evacuees from La Crete and Mackenzie County in Fairview. They were provided Food and lodging at the Dunvegan Inn and Suites, as well as the Cummings Lake Campground.

Information updates were provided daily to evacuees as well as recreational activities and free swim passes for the Fairview Regional Aquatic Centre.
80 families and 10 pets were hosted in Fairview for nearly a month in summer of 2019

Spring 2020 Deployment

In May 2020 Fairview FCSS secured a grant for $50,000 to address food insecurity in Fairview and area during the 2020 COVID-19 Lockdown.
ESS volunteers registered individuals, shopped for groceries and care items such as toiletries, diapers and pet food. ESS Volunteers packaged the hampers, and had them delivered.

Registered individuals were also able to get one hot meal/day delivered by one of the participating restaurants: Pizza Haven, Grandmas Pizza, Heilan Beer House, or the Dunvegan Inn & Suites.

92 people in the Town and MD of Fairview were assisted daily for nearly two months during the worst period of the pandemic.
-14 families with children
-30 Seniors
-11 adults
-142 Care hampers delivered
-644 hot meals