Resources for Parents

At Pink Elephant, we’re more than just a daycare – we’re a community committed to supporting our families every step of the way. We understand that parenting is a journey filled with joys, challenges, and endless questions.

That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of resources for our fellow North Edmonton parents. From local support groups to educational activities, health services, and financial assistance, we’ve got you covered.

Childcare Subsidies and Financial Assistance

Alberta Child Care Subsidy: Financial assistance is available for eligible families to help with daycare costs. Visit the official Alberta government website for details on eligibility and application. Alberta Child Care Subsidy Information

Canada Child Benefit (CCB): This tax-free monthly payment is designed to assist families with the cost of raising children under 18. Learn more about the CCB and how to apply. Canada Child Benefit Information

Local Parenting Support Groups and Resources:

Edmonton Parenting Groups: Connect with local families through Facebook groups like “Edmonton Moms Group” or “Edmonton Dads.” These communities are great for sharing advice, organizing meetups, and finding friendship. Edmonton Moms Community Group

Family Services Edmonton: Offering a wide range of support including counseling, parenting workshops, and programs for children. Check out their services to find the support you need. Family Services Edmonton Information

Health and Wellness:

Alberta Public Health: Your go-to for immunization schedules, health advice, and child development resources. Their clinics provide essential health services tailored to families. Alberta Public Health Information

211 Alberta: A comprehensive resource for accessing health and social services within the community. Simply dial 211 or visit their website for assistance with mental health, counseling, and crisis support. 211 Alberta

Educational Activities and Libraries:

Edmonton Public Library (EPL): A treasure trove of resources including story times, family events, and educational materials. Sign up for a free library card to access books, e-books, and digital resources. Edmonton Public Library

TELUS World of Science: Engage your child’s curiosity with interactive exhibits and educational programs. A perfect spot for family outings that are both fun and informative. Telus World of Science Edmonton

Red Panda Edmonton Valley Zoo

Outdoor Activities and Parks:

City of Edmonton Parks and Recreation: Discover the beauty of Edmonton’s parks and recreational facilities. The website offers information on outdoor activities, programming for families, and more. City of Edmonton Parks and Recreation

Edmonton Valley Zoo: Explore the animal kingdom and learn about conservation efforts. The zoo is an excellent place for educational family fun. Edmonton Valley Zoo

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