As this situation develops, we will provide updated information below. We are learning and revising as we go and appreciate your patience. We can all get through this together.

August 17, 2020

Click here for timely information for parents and children about COIVD-19 and how children can help prevent the spread.


August 10, 2020

This website has some good resources (e.g.: social stories, etc.) for teaching young children, autistic, and special needs clients about COVID-19 and mask-wearing. Autism Resource Central.


June 4, 2020

Our staff just wanted to take a moment to say thank you to all of our amazing parents and caregivers – you’re doing such a great job right now (as always.) xoxoxo

Thank you!


April 8, 2020

Resources for families

Ideas of things for children to do outside

Video on  things to do outside while social distancing

Article on helping children cope and how this would affect different families depending on their circumstances

A video for kids on what social distancing is

A book for kids that explains what the virus is, how it is transmitted and how to stay safe

COVID-19 Time Capsule booklet

Thriving at home workbook – a mental wellness workbook for children and their parents during quarantine


April 7, 2020

Click here for information on contacting Service Canada.


March 26, 2020

Resources from the Government of Canada

Resources from Alberta Health Services

Resources from the City of Edmonton


March 25, 2020

12 Alternatives to Lashing out at your Child

World Health Organization – Healthy Parenting


March 24, 2020

Canadian Resources for Employees 


March 18, 2020

An update for our Foster Families about COVID-19 and our agency response


Links on COVID-19 – Coronavirus Info

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

AHS COVID-19 Self-Assessment

Government of Canada

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

A message from Janet Ryan-Newell


Activities to keep the kids entertained

If you have any additional ideas, resources, or tips, please head to our Facebook Page to share them there. Or if you just want to start a conversation, our Facebook page is a welcome and safe place to do that too.

Scholastic Learn at Home


Reading Bear

Starfall (reading)

CK-12 (Educational Resources)

Amazing Educational Resources

Storyline Online

Edmonton Public Library

PBS Kids

Sesame Street

Museum Tours
Here are a few museums with online tours
Here are some more museums with online tours

Zoos with Live Cams
Here is a list of a few zoos with Live Cams
This list has a few more
Or try a Google search

100 Things to do while trapped inside (not all are suitable for children)

100 Non-Screen Time Activities for kids

15 Fun Indoor Games

49 physically active ideas for kids 2 to 4

More physical activity ideas

25 non-screen time ideas

Learning apps for students with disabilities

Kids Up Front/Kids at Home