Welcome to the Guy-Lacombe Institute of the Family website!

We are a Family Resource Center in the Alberta Family Resource Network. We provide support to French-speaking families in Edmonton, and in northern Alberta.

We also offer certain paid services, including a French-language library and toy library, and after-school childcare.

Our Vision Mandate Mission



The Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille helps Francophone and Francophile families in their development and growth in French in a dynamic and visible Alberta community.


The Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille supports Alberta families in developing their knowledge, skills and abilities in French.



IGLF accomplishes its mission by supporting families in the following areas:

  • Parenting Education
  • Child Development
  • Support for teenagers
  • Library Service
  • Valuation and maintenance of the French language
  • Community involvement

Our Services


Come and discover our library in the heart of the Francophone community of Edmonton! The IGLF library and toy library includes over 17,000 resources for all family members.

After-school daycare

The IGLF offers a daycare service to welcome children from French schools after their school day.

This service is intended for children from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
The service is offered Monday to Friday from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Room rental

We are happy to be able to offer our spaces to the community. Contact us at 780-468-4882 or at info@iglf.ca for more details on room availability and rates.


Franco-Chouette Summer Camp

The Guy-Lacombe Institute is pleased to offer a unique summer camp for children aged 6 to 12 where all activities are conducted in French. The perfect opportunity for your children to make new friends, learn about teamwork, and relax in a safe environment.

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