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Parent Link / Early Childhood Development

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. 

"Thorhild Parent Link" is on Facebook

Parent Link has moved, the new location is Thorhild Lodge   302-2nd Avenue   
New phone number is 780-656-6016

Check out the Parent Link Activities  February 2019 Calendar

Drop In Play Groups are Free!   Yes, Everyone is Welcome!  Drop in playgroups

Baby and Me February 5 and 21, 2019

All About Me! ASQ Awareness - February 11, 2019

Valentines Day Party - February 14, 2019

Finger Gym - February 12, 19 and 26, 2019

Triple P - Discussion Group - Dealing with disobediance - February 20, 2019

What Matters - Danielle Reed - March 10, 2019



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 

Resource Library

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.  780-656-6016.   



Parent Link Coordinator -
Tammy Kuefler


FCSS Manager -
Carolyn Sedlowsky


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