Acme, Carbon, Linden, Three Hills and Trochu
Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers focusing on children 0-6
Kids Have Stress Too! - Trochu
This workshop is for parents/caregivers and those who work with children aged 4 to 9 years. Learn how to recognize and help your child manage stress. Call 403-334-0884 to register.
PIZZA Night! - Power of Positive Parenting Seminar
Ever wondered: “Why does my child do that?” Understand the reasons kids do what they do, so you can guide their behaviour – and see more of the behaviour you like. Register by calling 403-443-3253. A FREE pizza supper is provided. Childcare available upon request.
Trochu Play - MONDAYS
Have fun with free play, songs, family activities!
Linden Little Explorers
10:00-11:30am | Linden Cultural Centre or Park
Have fun with playtime, stories, songs, and crafts!
Stay & Play - Three Hills - FRIDAYS
10:00-11:30am | Three Hills Community Hall or Anderson Park
Have fun with playtime, stories, songs, and crafts!
What Is Triple P?
Need details about Triple P, seminars and groups? Ask our parent educator or ask Mariah!
Parent Link has a series of Triple P Parenting Tip Sheets designed to give parents and caregivers practical advice on positive approaches to parenting, a wide variety of common behavior difficulties and development concerns. Please talk to our parent educator for Tip Sheets on infants, toddlers, preschoolers and general parenting issues.
Ages and Stages checklist
Fill out a free and confidential Ages and Stages Questionnaire and we will contact you with the results. When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE forms, receive a FREE $10 grocery gift card. Click the Ages and Stages Checklist Online Tab above to begin.
Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Three Hills Provincial Building - ask Courtney or Mariah for help signing out.
779 2nd Street, Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0
Open 9:00am-12:00pm - 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mondays to Fridays except for Statutory Holidays.
Thursday evenings until 6 pm.
FREE GIFT When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE formsyou will receive a free $10 grocery gift card for each child. Click the ASQ Form tab at the top of this page and follow the online link to begin.
Kneehill & Morrin Family Coach: Mariah Bates
Parent Educator: Margaret Manley
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Other Local Programs
Kneehill Community Resource Program (KCRP)
Provides social and emotional support to youth, families and other community members Develops, promotes and coordinates preventative, family and personal wellness sessions for schools and the community.
Contact 403-443-3800 for more information or visit http://www.krfcss.com
Kneehill Adult Learning Society (KALS) - 403-443-5556
Zero to Five Kneehill
The Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition promotes the healthy development and well-being of children 0-5 years of age and their families through collaboration and purposeful work within the community. Click on the link.
Is Healthy Families for you or someone you know?
Would you like support in your home for?
• Child development
• Community Resources
• Referrals to other supports
Program is free and voluntary. Contact through the main office in Olds 1-866-556-4122 or Lisa Sauve (program coordinator) 1-403-586-0665.
For Hanna, Drumheller, Starland County, Kneehill County, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Mountain View County, Wheatland County, East Rocky View County, Chestermere and surrounding rural areas.
Children's Rehabilitation Services
2:00–5:00 pm 2nd Thursday of every Month
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child:
*speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no pressure opportunity to talk with a specialist.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Did you know that you can boost resiliency and success simply by reading with your child?
Avaliable at your local library. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your precious one starts kindergarten (repeats count!).
This FREE program is brought to you by 1000 Books Foundation, Golden Prairie Parent LINK your local Library. Talk to a librarian or Angela for more details.
Leapfrogs and Tadpoles (Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 am, September to May
This program is a drop-in Parent and Child program. Children must have a grown-up (such as a parent, grandparent or caregiver) participate with them.
Kneehill Area Playschools
Acme Playschool Association
Call: Judy Bridges, 403-546-3119
Carbon Playschool - Carbon School
Call: Carla Beirnes, 403-830-6931
Prairie Christian Academy Playschool
Call: Pat Massey, 403-443-5511
Three Hills Playschool
Call: Angie Stewart
Call: Alisa Kolenosky, 403-415-5785
Call: Randi Hogg, 403-391-6639