About Us

The current structure of the Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille in 1998. Its historical dates back to 1992 when the Fédération des parents francophones de l’Alberta creates a provincial Preschool Resource Centre . The center then sought to support Francophone parents in their quest for French educational resources and promote socialization and development of children 0-6 years in terms of language , culture , identity and sense of belonging to the Francophone community in Alberta. In January 1995, the provincial center is called the Preschool Resource Centre Guy Lacombe in tribute to him for his significant contribution towards the French first language education in Alberta.

The commitment and dedication of parent volunteers and members of the families of resource centers located in the province, in subsequent years, highlighted the need to develop a social project that can better meet the multiple needs of francophone families province. Thanks to the work of an  ad hoc committee with members of the Francophone community, FPFA and Family Guy Lacombe, the project was realized with the creation of the Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille.

Becoming Institut, the organization expands its mandate. In addition to supplying regional resource centers, he became the spokesman of a network of resource centers at the provincial and national level. Its resources, its programs and services, Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille then continues its mission to help the French family of any cultural background living in Alberta to optimize their knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve their best be .