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Early Learning and Child Care Centre

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ABC Head Start Society 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 34 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. 

The Early Learning and Child Care Centre will include improvements to affordability and access for children with diverse needs to high quality child care.  The program will use an evidence-based *child care curriculum framework. This program was developed by early learning and child care educators, early childhood academics, government, and professionals working in related fields. It is designed to foster improved early childhood development outcomes so your child can get the best possible start to life.

The program will include:

  • New child care spaces for children 19- 54 months,
  • Capped parent fees at $25/day,
  • Inclusive supports for children with diverse needs

We are located in Fort Sasktachewan, at 9900 93 St, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 4K8. 

We are still accepting applications for our Head Start pre-Kindergarten program for the 2019-2020 school year for eligible children and families.

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If you have additional questions about Alberta’s new Early Learning and Child Care Centres, please contact:  ELCC@gov.ab.ca.


With the support of volunteers, ABC Head Start Society is able to support vulnerable children and families throughout the year. Volunteers contribute by sharing their ideas, talents and energy to events, on our Board of Directors and fundraisers, and in providing direct support to children, parents/caregivers and families.