Lac Ste. Anne County Parent Link / Early Childhood Development Initiative

Parent Link & Early Childhood Development Initiative

Lac Ste. Anne County’s Parent Link/Early Childhood Development Initiative is part of the Pembina Gateway Parent Link Network.  We use the Parent Link and Early Childhood Development Initiative funding provided by Alberta Human Services to provide parents and caregivers (targeted towards families with children under 6 years of age) with free resources, programs and support to nurture early childhood development.  Our current services include, but are not limited to:

  • Early Childhood Development & Care programs that may include active play, sensory, manipulative, music/rhymes, or craft programs;
  • Parent Education programs that may include monthly lunch & learn topics, Love & Logic or Triple P parenting sessions (free childcare is provided);
  • Family Support programs that may include the Baby Network, Mom & I/Dad & I programs, and family events;
  • Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE) allow your child to show you what they can do;
  • Special Events such as our partnership with other agencies to provide the annual “Celebrate Kids” Onoway Health & Wellness Fair;
  • Information and Referrals always available.

Although some programs do require pre-registration, most are drop in programs and all our programs are free of charge.  Build supportive relationships with other parents and caregivers, provide socialization opportunities for your children, discuss information and tips with staff, and have fun with Lac Ste. Anne County’s successful Parent Link/Early Childhood Development Initiative programs.

 

Highway 43 Come Play With Me Coalition

The Highway 43 Come Play with Me Coalition is an organization committed to promoting the importance of early childhood development. We are made up of service providers and parents and we believe that we can strengthen our communities by focusing on what our children need. We are committed to giving our next generation a stronger start in life.

Visit the Come Play With Me Facebook Page

 

In Focus: Meals on Wheels and Food Banks

In Focus MOW

Lac Ste. Anne County FCSS supports a number of regional meals-on-wheels and food bank programs.

The FCSS-supported meals-on-wheels and food bank services promote health & independence by providing quality, nutritious & affordable meals to Lac Ste. Anne County residents in need of these services...

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Community Services Resources

  • Family & Community Support Services

    Through the County's Family & Community Support Services (FCSS), a wide range of programs are provided for residents. Explore these programs here.

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  • Recreation Facilities & Opportunities

    From camping to community sports, recreational opportunities abound in Lac Ste. Anne County.

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  • Community Grants & Resources

    Via its grants programs, the County is able to offer various groups financial assistance to help carry out their programs and services.

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  • Parent Link/ECDI

    Get more information about the County's Parent Link program, which offers resources and services for parents and children.

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Choose from the Following County Services

Fire & Emergency

Lac Ste. Anne County Fire Services is steadfastly dedicated to the protection, preservation and restoration of public safety across the region.

Public Works

The Public Works division provides essential engineering, operations and maintenance services for those who live, work and play within the region.

Solid Waste & Recycling

Helping residents and business owners across the County process recyclables, organics and garbage via progressive waste management services.

Corporate Services

The Business, information and administrative services that support the other departments in their daily management of Lac Ste. Anne County.

Assessment & Taxation

Each year, the County assesses properties based on the previous year's market values to determine municipal and education tax amounts.

Protective Services

The County employs Community Peace Officers, Bylaw Enforcement Officers and Animal Control Officers to uphold and enforce municipal bylaws.

Community Services

The Community Services Department works to enhance the lives of County residents alike through customized services, programs, grants and guidance.

GIS

Residents, visitors, business owners and municipal neighbours rely on the County's mapping resources to easily find, access and view information.

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located in the Hamlet of Sangudo. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359