The Parent Link and Early Childhood Development program provides services to families in need of support and/or information. The goal of the program is to improve family functioning and well-being by working together with families, agencies and the community.
Parent Link Newsletter
"Thorhild Parent Link" is on Facebook
February 2017 Calendar Valentine's Potluck Party!
Winter Wear Exchange program - Exchange or Take gently used adult and children winter coats and snow pants for families in need. Information
2017 Free Programming - Please note that registration is required for the programs as space is limited.
Little Book Worms - February and March dates
Messy Monday - February 27
Kids Have Stress Too! - Introduction on February 8/ Strategies on February 22
Rural kids Matter Early Learning Tool Kit Project
This Early Learning Tool Kit is available for FREE to families that live with a child between the ages of 2 and 4 and reside within the Rural Kids Matter coalition boundaries (Thorhild County, Westlock County, Flatbush, Chisholm). For information on how to get your kit, contact Thorhild Parent Link at 780-398-2809.
Parent/ Child Morning Play Groups
Drop in and enjoy interactive playtime with your child. These informal parent/child play groups provide an excellent opportunity for parents to receive support and information while connecting with other parents. There is no cost to attend.
- Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Triple P Positive Parenting Program
This program recommends simple routines and small changes that can produce big results for families. It can strengthen knowledge, skills and confidence making even more effective parenting.
Ages and Stages Developmental Screenings
ASQ is a parent-completed child screening for children between 2 and 60 months of age. This easy to use tool helps parents follow and monitor their child’s development. It contains six questions in five developmental areas; Communication, Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Problem Solving and Personal Social. Information
Please visit the Parent Link Centre to check out the books and videos that are available to borrow.
Information and Referrals
The Parent Link Centre can provide parents with further information on specific parenting issues and referrals to other agencies. Please call the office for more details.
Office hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.