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Welcome letters with your child's classroom information and time will be mailed out before the end of July. If you need to update your information such as new telephone numbers, emergency contacts, child care changes, etc., please contact the Administration Office the week of August 7-11th at 780-461-5353 Ext 242 or you can send an email to coordinator@abcheadstart.org with your information. If you are unable to contact us during this time, you can contact the  Site...

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 Update for 2017/2018 

Welcome to ABC Head StartWe are still accepting applications for the 2017/2018 school year. For more information, please click on the links below. Please complete your application and send your eligibility documents to the Administration Office. 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 last day of classes for the 2016-2017 program year is Wednesday, June 28, 2017. We wish all of the children, and families all the best in the years ahead.  

ABC Head Start Society is seeking an experienced and qualified consultant to conduct a review and assessment of our current brand, communications programs and practices. For proposal information and project details please download the documents below.

Submission of Proposals are due by no later than 4 pm, Monday, June 19, 2017 to Christi Lein, Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager - development@abcheadstart.org.

Download Communications Audit.pdf...

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

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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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