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ABC Head Start (Administration Office)

Rossdale House
9829 - 103 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 0X9
Ph: (780) 461-5353 Fax: (780) 469-0423

General Inquiries, please 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 about applying for ABC Head Start Programs.

The Administration 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                                                                                                                                                       

Teresa Ebbert, BHSA (App)
Director of Administrative Services 
Email: tebbert@abcheadstart.org                                         
Tel:  780.461.5353 Ext.228 
123 Grow Child Development Centre
Director Cell: 587.710.0832                                                                                                                                  

Director of Program Operations

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

Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager

Angela Buck                                                                          Business Manager, Facilities and I.T. Management
Email:abuck@abcheadstart.org                                            Tel:780.461.5353 Ext 221 
Cell: 780.224.0239                                                                                                                     

Business Manager























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.

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:

  • Duggan Site Program - 780-690-8009
  • McKee Site Program - 780-919-9731
  • West Campus A Site Program - 587-930-4534
  • West Campus B Site Program - 587-930-2966
  • Millwoods Campus A/B/C Site Programs - 587-930-4847 / 587-930-5822 / 587-930-6432
  • North Campus A/B/C/D Site Programs - 587-930-8202 / 587-930-9789 / 780-224-1658 / 587-930-8157  
  • North Killarney Site Program - 780-224-5943

We have a dedicated staff member to handle transportation. In the event of a bussing emergency, please contact Maggie Morrison, Coordinator for Intake and Transportation at 780-461-5353 Ext 242 or contact the emergency cell phone at 587-926-7591 after 4:30 pm. You may also contact the Administration Office at 780-461-5353 at any time.


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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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