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ABC Head Start is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of 22 Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Centres across Alberta.  We are excited to build on our 32 year history of providing pre-Kindergarten and family support services to children and families in Edmonton by expanding our early childhood services to include high quality and affordable child care. 

Please click on the link for more information: News Release - ELCC.pdf

Registration Information for 2017/2018 

Welcome to ABC Head Start. We will begin accepting applications for the 2017/2018 school year at Registration Events from March to May. For more information, please click on the links below. Please bring your child and the completed application with your eligibility documents to a Registration Event in your area. You can also visit the boundary map tab to see if you live within the catchment area of programming offered through ABC Head Start.

Please check the weather forecasts daily. We want to be sure that the children are dressed for the weather during the spring season. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page as we post regular updates about the activities in our Sites, and the weather and road conditions which do impact bussing.

The Administration Office and Site Programs will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The Administration Office will resume regular business hours on Thursday, November 12, 2015. Class times are 9:25 am for the morning and at 1:05 pm for the afternoon.

The agency is closed on Statuatory Holidays.

ABC Head Start is celebrating its 30th year serving children and families and we are marking the occasion by awarding our very first Aleda Patterson Community Spirit Award.  Aleda Patterson is the founder of ABC Head Start and a committed contributor in the Edmonton area; she is a visionary and an advocate who believes in empowering others to reach their full potential. 

 

We are currently seeking nominations of ABC Head Start staff, and agency friends and supporters as deserving recipients of this award.  Attached is the complete award criteria and nominating requirements.  As this is a community...

Changes to the Application Process for 2015/2016 School Year

ABC Head Start is changing the application process and we are holding Registration Events in the April and May for the 2015/2016 school year. It is our goal to confirm registration for eligible children and families OR refer children and families to other resources/programs.

We are holding multiple Registration Events during April and May for programming to start in September. The specific dates and locations are listed on the for Parents and Agencies tab of the website. We are hosting them in the westend, central, north, southwest...

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Thank you to all of the sponsors, supporters, volunteers and everyone who bought tickets to our primary fundraiser, Tapestry.  A particular honorable mention goes to our title sponsor, Silverberg Group who committed to the vision of this event and supported it whole heartedly.  I think we can all agree it was a wonderful evening celebrating the unique cultures of ABC Head Start's children and families.  I heard from many it was a unique experience and one that they will be looking forward to each year.  Stay tuned to our website as we post pictures and highlights from the event.

The Southeast Edmonton Early Childhood Community Coalition is a greatgroup to stay connected to for EVERYTHING Southeast Edmonton related to early childhood. Visit their website for more information - http://www.earlychildhoodedm.ca/southeast

Every dollar matters. By supporting ABC Head Start you will give children the skills they need to be successful in their educational journey and support families to transition out of poverty, become healthy and self-reliant. Donate to ABC Head Start today and start making a difference in the lives of children, families and our communities.

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