Our Purpose

Established in 1967, Uncles & Aunts at Large was among the earliest agencies in the Edmonton area to organize mentor services for children. Through Uncles & Aunts at Large, volunteers offer companionship, mentoring and friendly support to children ages 6 to 18 from single-parent families.

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Strengthening Families Program

Join us for the fast-paced 7-week Strengthening Families Program that helps children and parents build and practice communication, life, and family skills – together!

Only available in Edmonton at Uncles & Aunts at Large, this is an internationally recognized, award winning program proven to reduce conflict in the home and strengthen parent/child relationships. The program is available at no cost to qualified families.

Our unique roots and role in Edmonton and area

Uncles & Aunts at Large operates only in Edmonton and the surrounding communities, so our focus is on the changing needs of single-parent families in this region. Our Agency was established by local Canadian Progress Clubs (CPC) over 50 years ago. CPC members and other generous donors continue to support the Agency faithfully.

Our Programs and Organization

Through our events and programs, we complement the parent or guardian’s role and help create an extended family for the children. The Agency began by offering one-on-one mentorships to boys from single parent families. In response to community needs and requests, we expanded our services to girls then began to offer more children’s group programs, and a support program for parents and grandparents.

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Getting Involved

To join us in our work with and support of Edmonton area single-parent families:

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