The Support to Early Learning and Child Care Program is a regional support system that provides services to licensed child care programs working towards achieving licensing; community agencies and affiliated organizations in NW Alberta who work with families and children ages birth to 12 years.

This program employs regional mentors who facilitate on-site coordinated, specialized support services and resources increasing sustainability and quality in early learning and child care programs.

  • The practice of the Support to Early Learning and Child Care Program provides the following core services:
  • Program Support and Resources
  • Professional Development
  • Regional Networking
  • Mentorship
  • Support for Licensing
  • Regional Early Learning Conferences

Regional Locations

These following are our resource locations. Please contact the mentor in your closest serving area for more information.

Grande Prairie and Area

Regional contracts coordinator: Amanda Rosset

Email: regionalcontractscoordinator@ssdcs.ca

Tel: 780-532-9684 ext. 104

High Level and Area

Mentor: Sandra

Email: highlevel@ssdcs.ca

Tel: 780-926-2032

Toll Free: 1-866-228-3880

Fairview & Peace River

Mentor: Cathy Hewitt

Email: peaceriver@ssdcs.ca

Tel: 1-866-228-3880

Grande Prairie and Area

Mentor: Carrie Bartch

Email: grandeprairie@ssdcs.ca

Tel: 780-532-9684 ext. 117

Valleyview and Slave Lake

Mentor: Katrina Parker-Carroll

Email: regionalcontractscoordinator@ssdcs.ca

Ph: 780-532-9684 ext. 306