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City Councillor Bev Esslinger was presented with Aleda Patterson Community Spirit award on November 18, 2019 for her community involvement and advocacy of early learning programs. The award is given annually in honour of the ABC Head Start Society's founder Aleda Patterson, a committed contributor in the Edmonton area and a visionary & advocate who believes in empowering others to reach their full potential. The board recognized Esslinger's ongoing commitment to children in the capital region and specifically cited her role in the Child Friendly Edmonton initiative and Safe City YEG...

123 Grow Child Development Center will be closed from December 25 2019 - January 1, 2020 inclusive

The Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit is now open in Edmonton!!

SEE MORE ABOUT THE CENTRE HERE...
https://jerryforbescentre.ca/ 

We are absolutely THRILLED to announce the location of our 123 Grow Child Development Centre ($25/day child care) at 9900-93 Street, Fort Saskatchewan. 

For more information and how to apply click here!

 

ABC Head Start Society is proud to announce that we have opened the 123 Grow Child Development Centre in Fort Saskatchewan. 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. 

The 123 Grow Child Development Centre includes improvements to affordability and access for children with diverse needs to high quality child care.  The program uses an evidence-based *child care curriculum framework. This program was...

HOW TO APPLY for the upcoming 2020/2021 Program Year:

  1. Please make sure that the AGENCY APPLICATION form is filled out first and submitted online .
  2. Next, click here to complete the HEAD START REGISTRATION form and submit online.
  3. Please note: Copies of Eligibility documents listed on the registration form are required to process your application.  Please make sure to upload clear copies of documents while submitting Head Start Registration form or processing time will be delayed, colour copies work best.
  4. Please read the Program Eligibility and Frequently Asked Questions documents for more...

Attention ABC Head Start Parents! 
We are always looking for ways to improve & make our program the best and safest it can be for you and your children. So you may have noticed a new addition to your child's school bus - seat belts! This is called integrated seating. Your role as a parent is to make sure your child is safely buckled in and to unbuckle them when they arrive home. Please watch this video to gain some helpful tips and understanding of the seat belt system. If you have any questions please contact your site Social Worker for more information.

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

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.

123 Grow Child Development Center will be closed from December 25 2019 - January 1, 2020 inclusive.

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