Resources

GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA CHILDREN YOUTH SERVICES

government of alberta children youth services

Information of Government services for families & children.


Family Support for Children with Disabilities

family support for children with disabilities

The Family Support for Children with Disabilities (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. The FSCD program works in partnership with eligible families to provide supports and services based on each child and family’s individual assessed needs.



ACCREDITATION OF EARLY LEARNING & CARE SERVICES

accreditation of early learning & care services

For information on the Alberta Child Care Accreditation Program.


ALBERTA RESOURCE CENTRE FOR QUALITY ENHANCEMENT

alberta resource centre for quality enhancement

A resource centre for parents and the child care industry.


ALBERTA SUPPORTS

alberta supports

Information and supports for social-based services offered by the government of Alberta.


CALGARY & AREA CHILD AND YOUTH SERVICES

calgary & area child and youth services

Information on local services for children, teens & parents.


BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

better business bureau

A non-profit society of accredited, quality focused businesses across North America.

 


Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta

association of early childhood educators of alberta

The Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta (AECEA) is a non-profit, member-based society whose members comprise early childhood educators, out of school care staff, child care staff/contractors, post-secondary ELCC students and faculty members and other groups and individuals in Alberta who are supportive of the goals of the AECEA.


School Age Care Directors Association of Alberta

school age care directors association of alberta

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.


Alberta Association of Child Care Operators

alberta association of child care operators

The Alberta Association of Child Care Operators (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.


FAMILY RESOURCE FACILITATION PROGRAM

family resource facilitation program

Resources including printable articles and books.


AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE

afterschool alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is working to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs. Afterschool programs are critical to children and families today, yet the need for programs is far from being met. Learn more


PARENT LINK CENTRE

parent link centre

Provides information and support for parents and caregivers about your child’s learning, development and health.


TODAYS PARENT

todays parent

A parenting magazine with information and resources for parents.


WELLNESS EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

wellness empowerment program

A mental health project that has been working in Calgary schools and communities since 2008 who’s success coaches work with students, teachers, and parents to teach them about positive mental health. The coaches work in classrooms, consult with teachers and administration, run school-wide events for students, and also hold parent sessions. We offer workshops, information and resources to youth, school staff, and families.


CALGARY WOMEN’S IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION

calgary women’s immigrant association

CIWA is a   culturally diverse settlement agency that recognizes, responds to, and   focuses on the unique concerns and needs of immigrant and refugee   women, girls and their families.


DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESOURCE CENTRE OF CALGARY

developmental disabilities resource centre of calgary

The Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization that began in 1952. They offer programs, aides and resources for children and adults with disabilities, their friends and family, and other people in the community.


Firsts 2000 Days Early Childhood Development Network

firsts 2000 days early childhood development network

Information on our partnership with the larger child care Community and Advocacy initiatives.


FLIGHT: PLAY, PARTICIPATION, AND POSSIBILITIES CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK

flight: play, participation, and possibilities curriculum framework

The New Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Alberta.


IPA Canada- International Play Association

ipa canada- international play association

Information on our partnership with the larger child care Community and Advocacy initiatives.


Cerebral Palsy

cerebral palsy

A resource site for information and awareness about Cerebral Palsy.


Physical Health Education Canada

physical health education canada

Physical Health Education Canada is a resource for parents and TOPP KIDS’ new pilot program.


AUTISM CALGARY

autism calgary

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


SHELDON KENNEDY CENTRE

sheldon kennedy centre

Empowering those who are impacted by child abuse to lead healthy and productive lives by creating a community that responds collectively to child abuse.


RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

renfrew educational services

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


MONKEYNASTIX

monkeynastix

A physical development pilot program promoting Fun & Fitness and creating life long motivation and positive self image.


ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

engineering for kids

We put the excitement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education by offering hands-on learning for children ages 4 to 14 through FUN and challenging activities.


POPPY INNOVATIONS

poppy innovations

We are changing the way we eat for a healthier community.  Poppy Innovations offers camps and programs for children and their parents, teens and adults to learn to grow, cook and preserve their own food. From kids cooking classes & camps, making your own edible garden, learning to ferment beverages and Edible Education for schools we have something for everyone to develop food skills for healthier eating.



DEVELOPING HARMONY

developing harmony

Developing Harmony is a child care training & consulting company located in Alberta, Canada. Our services enable childcare professionals to further their knowledge and improve their practice.


CARA MILNE

cara milne

Cara is the award winning author and owner of M-Powered Planning Ltd, a business that promotes positive and valuable roles for people with disabilities. The variety of workshops and seminars encourage staff and families to see the strengths of their existing services, and simple strategies that create positive changes in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Cara’s positive and energetic approach supports both common sense and sustainable change.


Dr. GALE GORKE

dr. gale gorke

A dynamic speaker, trainer, and author, Gale is a veteran educator in the public school system for nearly 30 years. Specializing in both elementary and secondary levels, she has impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, and administrators. In 2004 she created Kids Kan Inc., an international organization that specializes in curriculum design, staff development, activity selection, and program implementation.


PURPLE GORILLA COMICS

purple gorilla comics

Purple Gorilla Comics has been providing all your comic book needs since 2008. Found at Crossroads Market, with approximately 40,000 comics in stock right now (with 60,000 more in storage!) and hundreds more arriving EVERY WEEK, Purple Gorilla Comics can help you find the comics you want!! With Alberta’s widest selection of genres, your sure to find what you are looking for- great for all ages! This is the perfect place to start any collection! TOPP KIDS gets all of our comics for our Comic Book Literacy Programs here! CHECK IT OUT!

[email protected]
Hours: Sat.-Sun. 9AM-5PM


Clear View Insurance

clear view insurance

Garry Peters

[email protected] Tel: 587-747-7603


SYSCO Canada

sysco canada

Chris Bean – Marketing Associate

403.236.6298 [email protected]


Capital Packers & Rustic Ridge Meats

capital packers & rustic ridge meats

Nathan Mahon- Business Development Manager

1.780.863.3733 [email protected]


BANNO Auto Repair Ltd.

banno auto repair ltd.

Dave Banno – Auto Guru

403.452.2119  [email protected]


COMRIE’S SPORTS EQUIPMENT CENTER

comrie’s sports equipment center

At Comrie’s we are breaking down the financial barriers between kids and sports. If your family is subsidized or has been qualified by some kind of agency as low income, then you are eligible to receive free equipment from Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank!


KEMICK & SONS – Fine Furniture and Commercial Projects

kemick & sons – fine furniture and commercial projects

Rick Kemic- Journeyman cabinetmaker

403.863.2225 or [email protected]