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ABC Head Start Society (Central Office)

Jerry Forbes Centre
12122 68 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5B 1R1
Ph: (780) 461-5353

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All inquiries are handled through email or over the telephone. Please note that we no longer have fax services as all inquries are handled via email, over the telephone or in person.

General Inquiries, please send an email: info@abcheadstart.org

For more information about Registration, please visit the Register for Programs page. You can also send an email to intake@abcheadstart.org regarding any questions about applying for ABC Head Start Programs.

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

Our Senior Management Team

Walter Lidster 
Executive Director  
Tel: 780.461.5353  Ext. 233 



April Killins
Community Resilience and Innovation Manager
Email: akillins@abcheadstart.org
Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext. 238


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

Christi Lein, BChSt (App.)                                              Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager Email:cmctaggart@abcheadstart.org                                                Tel: 780.461.5353 Ext 241                                            

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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 for West Campus, Millwoods Campus and Killarney Site programs.

- Stock Transportation at 780-960-0753 Ext. 204

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:

  • West Campus A Site Program - 587-930-4534
  • West Campus B Site Program - 587-930-2966
  • Millwoods Campus A/B/C/D Site Programs - 587-930-4847 / 587-930-5822 / 587-930-6432 / 780-224-5976
  • North Campus A/B/C/D Site Programs - 587-930-8202 / 587-930-9789 / 780-224-1658 / 587-930-8157  
  • Killarney Site Program - 780-224-5943

We have a dedicated staff member to handle transportation at each site location. In the event of a bussing emergency, please contact the program bus lead as follows:

  • West Campus can be reached at 780-394-8342
  • Millwoods Campus can be reached at 780-394-7436
  • North Campus can be reached at 780-935-9302
  • Killarney can be reached at 780-394-0725


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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