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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.

LITERACY BACKPACK DAY - JUNE 20, 2014

Every year, ABC Head Start provides backpacks to our children filled with the tools they need to be successful in their educational journey.  Watching the faces of the children as they receive their backpacks is priceless, as they light up with excitement and joy.  The backpacks are filled with books, crayons, pencils, a "reading buddy" (stuffed teddy), a glue stick, and many more tools to support their learning.  

For just $40 you can buy a backpack for an ABC Head Start child.  

Our goal is to raise $20,000, that's 500 backpacks, for June 20.  Help us reach our...

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 excited to celebrate 30 years supporting children and families in the Edmonton-area.  For more information on celebrations please contact Amanda Dubé at development@abcheadstart.org

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...

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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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