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ABC Head Start (Administration Office)
Rossdale House
9829 - 103 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 0X9
Ph: (780) 461-5353 Fax: (780) 469-0423

General Inquiries, Please email: abchs@abcheadstart.org

Registration Inquiries, please email registration@abcheadstart.org. Please visit the For Parents and Agencies page for more information.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. (Closed on Statutory Holidays)


Our Senior Management Team

We would like to thank Andrea Hesse for her 5 years of service as Executive Director at ABC Head Start and wish her well in her new opportunity as CEO at Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS).
Vacant - Executive Director  
Email:executivedirector@abcheadstart.org or contact Pam Schellenberger               

Pam Schellenberger, BA

Interim Executive Director and Director of Strategic & Community Intiatives
Research, Planning & Evaluation
Email:strategic@abcheadstart.org                                                                      Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext.238

Laura L. Walker, B.Comm, CPA/CGA                                                 
Finance Manager                                                                                          Email: finance@abcheadstart.org                                                               
Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext. 232

Teresa Ebbert, BHSA (App)
Director of Program Operations 
Email:program@abcheadstart.org                                                                          Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext.228

Christi Lein, BChSt (App.)
Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager
Tel. 780.461-5353 Ext. 241
Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager


Angela Buck                                                                                                         Business Manager of Administrative Services                                              Email:abchs@abcheadstart.org                                                                              Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext.221

















ABC Head Start Classrooms and Family Programming Contact Information

Program Hours of Operation: Tuesday to Friday  (Closed on Statuatory Holidays)      

Morning Classes are from 9:25 am to 12:30 pm      Afternoon Classes are from 1:05 to 4:10 pm


Bussing Information:

If your child takes the bus and will not be attending program, please contact Southland Transportation Dispatch and report the absence to 780-466-9696 Ext 3.

If you have any questions or need to update your information, please contact the site social worker at the program location that child is attending. Here is a list of cell phone numbers below:

  • Duggan Site Program - 780-690-8009
  • McKee Site Program - 780-919-9731
  • West Campus A Site Program - 587-930-4534
  • West Campus B Site Program - 587-930-2966
  • Millwoods Campus A/B/C Site Programs - 587-930-4847 / 587-930-5822 / 587-930-6432
  • North Campus A/B/C/D Site Programs - 587-930-8202 / 587-930-9789 / 780-224-1658 / 587-930-8157  
  • North Killarney Site Program - 780-224-5943

We have a dedicated staff member to handle transportation. In the event of a bussing emergency, please contact Maggie Morrison, Coordinator for Intake and Transportation at 780-461-5353 Ext 242 or contact the emergency cell phone at 587-926-7591 after 4:30 pm. You may also contact the Administration Office at 780-461-5353 at any time.


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ABC Head Start provides an early learning program for children with comprehensive family support in multiple locations across the city of Edmonton. To qualify for the program your child must be at least 3 years, 6 months old by September 1st and your family must fall within our low income guidelines. There is no charge for the program. This spring we will be holding Registration Events across the City of Edmonton where we will be meeting children and families, processing applications and determining eligibility for the program. We are holding Registration Events during the spring for programming to start in September. Please see the For Parents and Agencies page of the website for details.

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