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Aboriginal Head Start

We believe
  • that happy, healthy, safe children thrive
  • that children’s families are their most influential teacher
  • that Aboriginal children benefit from learning about their culture and language
  • in respecting and honouring Aboriginal diversity, teachings and protocols
  • that excellence and unity are achieved through open, respectful communication and collaboration


AHS is our child care centre located in a portable next to Parkside Elementary, providing full time quality family-centred care for Indigenous children ages 3-5. 

Who benefits from Aboriginal Head Start? The benefits of AHS for Indigenous children and families has been well documented. Independent research has shown that the program not only provides children with a ‘head start’ in life, but is also a ‘family wellness’ program that holistically impacts staff, families and communities across the country. As AHS grows in reach and effectiveness, it provides even greater opportunities for healing the effects of Residential Schools and empowering Indigenous people from an early age. 

Contact for more information on our program and how to be added to our current waitlist. 



Mon-Fri | 8-4


Parkside Centennial Elementary School Portable

3300 270 Street Aldergrove


Taliah | 604-625-7808

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