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Head Start and Early Learning Services


Description
Offers early childhood development and parent support programs for families with low income.

Service offers:

  • early childhood parent support programs for families with low income at 5 sites in Edmonton

Programs include:

  • Early Education - 4 half-day per week child development program
  • Head Start - 4 half-day per week school readiness program

May include:

  • a parent group for parents to relax over coffee / tea and a snack, learn about child development, hear guest speakers, share information with other parents, and learn about community resources
  • a play group focused on learning through play, where children play with other children their age, try new activities, participate in Circle Time for songs and rhymes, and have a healthy snack
  • free transportation to program if you live within a certain distance
  • regular home visits with a Family Support Worker who can help with the child's development, community resources, personal issues, and personal goals
Key Provider: family support workers, certified teachers, speech pathologists
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • families with low income
  • with children up to 5 years
  • who live near 1 of the 5 locations
Eligibility varies based on program:
  • Early Education - 2.8 to 4 years
    • Speech and Language Delays
  • Head Start - 3.5 to 5 years
    • Speech and Language Delays
    • Fine Motor Delays
    • English Language Learners
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact for more information, including dates, times, and locations, or to register
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-426-3666
Fax
780-244-1660
Web Site
http://www.e4calberta.org
Email
els@e4calberta.org
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
March 12, 2021
Address
7720 130 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5C 1Y2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM