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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

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 will be seeking nominations this fall of ABC Head Start staff, and agency friends and supporters as deserving recipients of this award.  The complete award criteria and nominating requirements will be available this fall.  As this is a community spirit award, please feel free to forward this award package to any and all of your contacts so that they might...

ABC Head Start Society's Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, November 17th from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. It will be hosted at the St. John's Institute, located at 11024 82 Avenue. A light lunch will be served from 12:00 - 12:30 pm followed by the meeting from 12:30 - 1:00 pm for parents, Board members, and staff. Following the meeting, there will be a Family Services Review with Focus Groups from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. Childcare will also be provided.

The RSVP deadline is Thursday, November 6th by 5:00 pm. Please contact Angela Buck at 780-461-9842 to RSVP.

This event is by invitation only.

Another school year is behind us. Another year of celebrating successes with children and families. Another year of learning. Another year taking us further down our journey and bringing new people in to join our journey. Every year I am so grateful to the families for opening their lives to ABC Head Start and entrusting us with their amazing little ones. It takes a leap of faith for parents to let go of their children into their first school experience, and I am always so honoured when they choose ABC Head Start to begin the journey.

A leap of faith is necessary. I envision the parents of ABC...

We have had a very busy couple of months at ABC Head Start. Our first annual Tapestry fundraiser was a HUGE success, and we can’t wait to do it all again next year.

I am not sure how it happened, but somehow the school year flew by and it is already mid-June! Activities at ABC Head Start sites are starting to wrap up as we approach summer holidays. One of my favourite days at ABC Head Start is Literacy Backpack Day. It is the day we celebrate the accomplishments of all of the ABC Head Start children and families and wish them well in their educational journey.

At ABC Head Start we know that by...

Last day of classes for all ABC Head Start children.  Have a wonderful summer!


ABC Head Start Society is a registered charity which has been committed to promoting and supporting strong children, families, and communities in Edmonton for over 30 years. We know that by giving children the best possible early learning and development opportunities in life, we ensure the future well-being and prosperity of our families and communities.


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