Other Programs & Services For Children and Families

Edgerton Public Library

5037 - 50 Avenue
Edgerton, Ab
Email: librarian@edgertonlibrary.ab.ca
Phone: 780 755 3938 ext 7
Website: www.edgertonlibrary.ab.ca

Edgerton Public School

5216 - 53 Street
Edgerton, Ab
Email: Edgerton@btps.ca
Phone 780 755 3810
Website: www.edgerton.btps.ca

Edgerton Public School is a K - 12 Public School. Edgerton Public School offers students small classes and a safe and fun learning environment. A small teacher-to-student ratio allows the staff to encourage all individuals to excel in many different areas. The School also has a strong and active Parent Council.
The School is a social hub in the Edgerton community as well, with many different groups and organizations utilizing the facilities for their programs.

Buffalo Trail School Division

Central Office - 1041 - 10A Street
Wainwright, Ab
Phone: 780 842 6144
Email: central_office@btps.ca
Website: www.btps.ca

Family School Liason Program (FSL) 

Family School Liason Program (FSL) provides short term social/emotional counselling (skills and strategies) to children/students and their families in Buffalo Trail Schools and East Central Catholic Schools. 
Please contact Edgerton Public School for further program information, schedules and availability. 

Wainwright & District Parent Link

902 - 5th Avenue (lower level)
Wainwright, Ab
Email: edc@silvercrest.ca
Phone 780 842 2505
Website: www.wdplc.ca

Parent Link Provides free parenting and play programs to meet the needs of the families and communities in the service area. Parents and caregivers can participate in a wide variety of activities and information sessions.
  • Parent Link provides 5 Core Services:
  • Parent Education
  • Early Childhood Development and Care
  • Family Support
  • Information and Referrals
  •  Developmental Screening

Parent Link provides PLOW (Parent Link on Wheels), a drop in playgroup with weekly programming for families with children aged 0 - 6, in the communities of Edgerton, Irma and Chauvin. PLOW in Edgerton takes place on Thursday mornings 10:00 am - 11:30 am at the Edgerton School in the Eagles Nest Program Room.

Wainwright & District Family and Community Services

902 - 5th Avenue (upstairs)
Wainwright, Ab
Email: fcsom@silvercrest.ca
Phone: 780 842 2555
Website: www.wdfcs.ca

The mission of Wainwright & District Family and Community Services is to 'Increase the quality of life for our community through preventative programming, information, awareness and volunteerism.

Programs for children and families include:
  • Counselling
The psychologist provides short term, solution focused counselling to individuals, couples, youth and families. Fees for this professional service are subsidized by WDFCS for residents in the service area of the Municipal District of Wainwright including, Edgerton, Irma, Chauvin and Wainwright. By appointment only.
  • Teaching Independence and Parent Support (TIPS)
Provided by the Camrose Association for Community Living, TIPS is a unique program for promoting independence, parenting skills, and good nutrition for pregnant women and families through home visitation and group activities.
  • Parent Link
Providing opportunities to play with your children in a large indoor playground, make crafts, and learn through play focused activities for children ages 0-6.
  • Parent Link on Wheels
Providing Edgerton, Irma and Chauvin a weekly program.


Alberta Health Services:

Speech Language Pathology

Provincial Building
810 - 14th Avenue
Wainwright, Ab
Phone: 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780 842 4077

Speech-language pathology partners with families, schools and health care providers to support children who have trouble communicating due to speech, language, voice, stuttering, or swallowing concerns.

Services:
  • may be provided together with other services, such as Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy
  • may include assessment, consultation, treatment, follow-up, and co-ordination of services
  • can be provided on an individual or group basis
  • may be offered in many settings, including health centre/clinic, home, school, and community
  • are based on the family priorities and goals
  • health promotion and public education

Occupational Therapy

Provincial Building
810 - 14th Avenue
Wainwright, Ab
Phone: 1-866-937-7474 (Coordinated Intake), 780 842 4077

Occupational Therapy partners with families, schools and health care providers to support the child's ability to participate in daily activities.

Services:
  • may be provided together with other services, such as Speech Language Pathology or Physical Therapy
  • may include assessment, consultation, treatment, follow-up, and co-ordination of services
  • can be provided on an individual or group basis
  • may be offered in many settings, including health centre/clinic, home, school, and community
  • are based on the family priorities and goals
  • • health promotion and public education

 

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