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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. 

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Winter Wear Exchange 

Thorhild County F.C.S.S./Parent Link is now accepting donations of clean, gently, used coats and snow pants for a winter wear exchange for individuals or families in need.

Further details on how you can participate. Click Here

Check out the Parent Link Activities 

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

  Drop In Playgroups more information click here


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.      *Closed April 4th

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.

Office hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.




Parent Link Coordinator -
Tammy Kuefler


FCSS Manager -
Carolyn Sedlowsky


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