Feel free to talk to us! Cel: 780-721-9988 | Landline: 587-754-0524

Or send us a message info@ellwooddaycare.com

We aim to give parents and guardians ways to be active, involved, and in the know through these resource tools.

Crisis (Call 911 if in immediate danger)

  • Alberta Health Services (AHS)
    • Access 24/7, Adult Intake………………780-424-2424 (Crisis)
      (FKA: Addiction and Mental Health Mobile Services /Mental Health Mobile Response Team)
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
    • Distress Line (24/7) 780-482-HELP (4357)
  • Government of Alberta
    • Child Abuse Hotline (24/7) ……………………..1-800-387-5437
  • Kids Kottage – Crisis Line and Nursery (24/7) ……….780-944-2888

Cross-Cultural Parenting

  • Aboriginal Counseling Services Association …………780-448-0378
  • ASSIST Community Services Centre……………………780-429-3111
  • Ben Calf Robe Society………………………………………..780-477-6648
  • Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society ………………..780-481-3451
    • *Aboriginal Parent Link Centre…………………..780-474-2400
  • Metis Child and Family Services Society Edmonton780-452-6100
  • Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op ………………………780-423-1973
  • Native Counselling Services of Alberta…………………780-451-4002

Government Services / Websites with Parenting Information

  • Government of Alberta
    • …………. www.alberta.ca/ministry-childrens-services.aspx
    • Parent Link Centres Lookup……..www.parentlinkalberta.ca
    • Bullying Helpline (24/7)……………. ……………1-888-456-2323
    • …………………………………………… www.bullyfreealberta.ca
    • Family Violence Info Line (24/7)………………………. 310-1818
    • ………………………………….. www.familyviolence.alberta.ca

Childcare and Preschool Referrals

  • Government of Alberta
    • Childcare Services / Listings / Subsidies …….780-644-9992
      www.humanservices.alberta.ca/oldfusion/ChildCareLookup.cfm
  • YMCA of Northern Alberta
    • Child Care Services…………………… 780-429-YMCA (9622)

Parenting Children with Special Needs

  • Alberta Health Services (AHS)
    • Early Intervention Program (0-3.5yrs)…………780-342-1707
  • Bissell Centre – FAS Services …………………… 780 423-2285 x157
  • Catholic Social Services
    • FASD – Coaching Families ………………………..780-975-4896
  • Edmonton Down Syndrome Society …………………….780-944-4224
  • Government of Alberta – Alberta Supports Centre 1-877-644-9992
  • University of Alberta – Faculty of Education
    • Clinical Services (5+yrs; September-April)….780-492-3746

Parenting Classes and / or Support (*Parent Link Centre)

(Contact agencies for more information on workshops and
services available. See also: Cross-Cultural Parenting)

  • Because I Love You (BILY) …………………………………780-245-2459
  • Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society ………………..780-481-3451
    • *Aboriginal Parent Link Centre…………………..780-474-2400
  • Bissell Centre – Family Support Services……..780 423-2285 x133
  • Community Options – A Society for Children and Families…………….780-455-1818
  • Dickinsfield Amity House …………………………………….780-478-5022
  • E4C – Early Head Start (0-4yrs; low income)……………780-426-3666
  • The Family Centre – Edmonton ……………………………780-497-7536
  • *Family Futures Resource Network ……………………..780-413-4521
  • *Jasper Place Child and Family Resource Society 780-489-2243
  • *KARA Family Resource Centre ………………………….780-478-5396
  • Lansdowne Child Care and Family Centre……………780-437-5654
  • *Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre……….780-471-3737
  • Parents Empowering Parents Society (addictions) 780-293-0737
  • Primrose Place Family Centre……………………………..780-469-0663
  • St. Albert Family Resource Centre……………………….780-459-7377
  • Starfish Family Resources Society ………………………780-448-1180
    • (support groups for children and their families grieving a death,
      separation, or divorce)
  • Terra Centre for Teen Parents …………………………….780-428-3772
  • Uncles & Aunts at Large Society
    • Strengthening Families Program ……………….780-452-5791
  • YMCA of Northern Alberta…………………………………..780-426-9265

Single / Separated / Step-Parents

  • Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
    • Community Parents ………………………………….780-474-2400
    • Healthy Families ………………………………………780-481-3451
  • The Family Centre – Edmonton
    • Parenting in Blended Families …………………..780-497-7536
  • Government of Alberta – Resolution Services
    • Focus on Communication in Separation……..780-413-9805
      (parents do not register together)
      Parenting After Separation (PAS). pas.albertacourts.ab.ca

Leisure Activities

  • Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton……….780-424-8181
  • The Candora Society of Edmonton ………………………780-477-5655
  • City of Edmonton Citizen Services………………………311
    • Leisure Access Program (low income)………………………311
  • Edmonton Public Library (for local branch)……………780-496-7000
  • YMCA of Northern Alberta …………………….780-429-YMCA (9622)
  • Suggestions for parent-child or child activities 211