Parent Resources

Alberta Association of Child Care Operators

www.aacco.ca

AACCO is a province wide industry association representing the interests of Alberta’s private licensed child care operators. AACCO members have years of combined experience and are focused on protecting the viability of Alberta’s world class child care system.

Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta

www.aecea.ca

AECEA is a non-profit society aimed at transforming Alberta’s early learning and child care workforce into a recognized profession by advocating for higher educational standards, stronger supports, and better overall working conditions.

Alberta Flight Framework

www.flightframework.ca

Flight is a curriculum framework intended to guide the significant work of early learning and child care educators with young children and their families. This is a flexible framework for thinking about how children learn and experience their worlds, as well as a guide that fosters strong early childhood communities.

Autism Calgary

www.autismcalgary.com

Providing education and programs for families and staff who deal with autism in there lives and work.

Calgary and Area Child and Youth Services

www.alberta.ca/childrens-services-office-locations.aspx

Information on local services for children, teens and parents.

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

www.ciwa-online.com

CIWA supports immigrant and refugee women, girls and their families. They have programs that provide help with settlement needs, language and employment training, family matters and much more.

Child Care Subsidy

www.alberta.ca/child-care-subsidy.aspx

Information and application form.

Family Support for Children with Disabilities

www.alberta.ca/fscd.aspx

The FSCD Program provides a wide range of family-centred supports and services. Services are meant to help strengthen families’ ability to promote their child’s healthy development and encourage their child’s participation in activities at home and in the community. 

Government of Alberta Children Youth Services
www.alberta.ca/ministries.aspx

Information of Government services for families and children.

I’m For Kids Team

www.imforkids.org

IFKT provides an Early Intervention Program to meet the identified special needs of your child. They have a complete team of professionals to provide programming strategies in a play-based and community-based preschool program. 

International Play Association

www.ipaworld.org

IPA is an international non-governmental organization whose purpose is to protect, preserve and promote the child’s right to play as a fundamental human right.

Providence

www.providencechildren.com

Providence provides therapeutic and educational services to children with disabilities. We believe every child deserves a chance to reach for and achieve their full potential.

Renfrew Educational Services

www.renfreweducation.org

Renfrew Educational Services offers a broad range of specialized programs and is an acknowledged leader in program development for children with special needs.

School Age Care Directors Association of Alberta

www.calgarysacda.com

A non-profit society, primarily composed of owners and operators in the Calgary area. SACDA’s mission is to provide school age care professionals with a province-wide network of community based support, and to advocate for greater availability of quality, affordable care in Alberta.