Director - Elizabeth Whitehead

Janitor - Wendell Carifelle

Cook- Brenda Melcer

Head Start Teacher - Shirley Merrier

Head Start Assistant - Sheryl Gladue

Preschool Room - Charmaine Scotty

Toddler Room - Mary Ann Whitehead

Baby Room - Heather Whitehead

Floater- Irene Cardinal

Therapy Assistant - LaDawn Brule

Learning Aide - Rebecca Cardinal

Accommodation Policy


The daycare center has a capacity for 50 children up to 6 years of age.

Priority will be given to those parents who are working or going to school.

If there is still space available,consideration will be given to those needing full time care as apposed to part time care. If  a space is not available, the child’s  name will be on the waiting list and the parent will be notified when the space becomes available.


 Hours of operation:


 Monday- Friday - 8:00 -5:00


 Payday  Fridays - Closed

TEL: 780-629-3400

FAX: 780-629-3402

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  • Culture and Language

  • Education and School  Readiness

  • Health Promotion

  • Nutrition

  • Social Support

  • Parent  and Family involvement


The Aboriginal Headstart On-Reserve nurtures the healthy growth and development of First Nation children.  Programming is designed and delivered by our Coordinator. 

The aim to support physical, developmental, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual well-being of children 0-6

The kids gain:

  • Opportunity to develop self-confidence

  • A desire for learning

  • An excellent start in their journey towards becoming successful young people