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Opening Doors for Children & Families

Register for Child Care

ABC Head Start Society is proud to have been selected as an Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Centres in Alberta. We are excited to build on our 35 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 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*, and 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 includes:

  • 30 child care spaces for children 19 months to 5 years old
  • Inclusive supports for children with diverse needs
  • Lunches and snacks provided


  1. Click here to complete the Agency Application, making sure to indicate that you are applying for child care.
  2. If you require assistance completing this application form, please call us at 780-566-7706.

Next Steps:

  1. You will be contacted directly when a space becomes available for your child.
  2. If you are not contacted within one week after submitting your application, your information will be placed on our wait list.
  3. Families are accepted on a first come first serve basis according to ages of the children.

We look forward to meeting your family and thank you for your interest in our Child Care Program!

Links and resources

*Play, Participation, and Possibilities: An Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Alberta by Makovichuk,L., Hewes, J., Lirette, P., & Thomas, N., is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution –NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on the work found here.

Every dollar matters. By supporting ABC Head Start you will give children the skills they need to be successful in their educational journey and support families to transition out of poverty, become healthy and self-reliant. Donate to ABC Head Start today and start making a difference in the lives of children, families and our communities.