Acme, Carbon, Linden, Torrington, Three Hills and Trochu

Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers focusing on children 0-6

FREE - Raising Resilient Children Seminar

ACME 6:00-7:30pm | October 3rd | Acme School

Hosted by Golden Prairie PLC, Acme Daycare and the Kneehill Community Coordinator.

Learn about self-regulation, skill building, managing emotions and tools to take home. Enables parents/caregivers to help children learn how to cope with stress or anxiety in a healthy way. Food & refreshments provided. Please register by calling 403-443-3253.

Grow With Me! (Baby Play) - TUESDAYS

Kneehill Regional FCSS Building

10:00-11:30 am | FCSS Office, 779 2nd St. N. Three Hills

Program offered for families with children 0-18 months.
Songs, rhyme time, developmental information and guest speakers.
Please register for this program by calling Mariah at 403-443-3253.
**You don’t have to attend each week but would like a general idea of numbers!**

Trochu Play

Trochu Play School (East side of the Arena) | Mondays, 10:00-11:30am

Fall crafts, focusing on fine motor skills and counting/pattern identification, pumpkin carving craft.

Linden Little Explorers

Linden Cultural Centre | Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am

Falling leaves sensory bin, colouring changing science activities and pumpkin carving craft.

Dress up for Halloween October 25

Stay & Play - Three Hills

Three Hills Community Centre/Anderson Park - Fridays, 10:00-11:30 am

Fall crafts, focusing on fine motor skills and counting/pattern identification, pumpkin carving craft.

Morrin Stay & Play

Morrin United Church

Morrin United Church - Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 am

Fall crafts, focusing on fine motor skills and counting/pattern identification, pumpkin carving craft. You do not have to attend every session however we need enough people interested to run a program.
Older siblings welcome.

Resource Bookshelf

Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Three Hills Provincial Building - ask Courtney or Mariah for help signing out.

779 2nd Street, Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0
Open 9:00am-12:00pm - 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mondays to Fridays except for Statutory Holidays.
Thursday evenings until 6 pm.

FREE GIFT When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE formsyou will receive a free $10 grocery gift card for each child. Click the ASQ Form tab at the top of this page and follow the online link to begin.

Kneehill & Morrin Family Coach: Mariah Robinson

Mariah Robinson

Office: Kneehill Regional FCSS Building
779 2nd Street
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

Call/Text: 1-403-443-3253

Contact Mariah

Parent Educator: Margaret Manley

Margaret Manley

Office: Kneehill Regional FCSS Building
779 2nd Street
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

Call/Text: 1-403-334-0884

Contact Margaret

Contact Us

Make an appointment to discuss any parenting concerns you may have.

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Upcoming Events

Trochu Flapjack Fiesta & Community Showcase

5:00-7:00pm | October 17th | Trochu Community Centre

Come and learn more about your community and enjoy some breakfast for supper!

Carbon Family Fun – Tuesday, October 30th

6:00-7:30pm | Gym - Carbon School

Enjoy a family fun event. Pumpkin carving, relay race and family games! Open to those with children 0-12 yrs. Please pre-register by calling 403-443-3253.

Other Local Programs

Kneehill Community Resource Program (KCRP)

Provides social and emotional support to youth, families and other community members Develops, promotes and coordinates preventative, family and personal wellness sessions for schools and the community.
Contact 403-443-3800 for more information or visit

Kneehill Adult Learning
Kneehill Adult Learning Society (KALS) - 403-443-5556

Zero to Five Kneehill

Kneehill and Area Early Childhood Coalition

The Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition promotes the healthy development and well-being of children 0-5 years of age and their families through collaboration and purposeful work within the community. Click on the link.

Is Healthy Families for you or someone you know?

Would you like support in your home for?
• Parenting
• Child development
• Safety
• Community Resources
• Referrals to other supports
Program is free and voluntary. Contact through the main office in Olds 1-866-556-4122 or Lisa Sauve (program coordinator) 1-403-586-0665.
For Hanna, Drumheller, Starland County, Kneehill County, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Mountain View County, Wheatland County, East Rocky View County, Chestermere and surrounding rural areas.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

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2:00–5:00 pm 2nd Thursday of every Month
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child:
*speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no pressure opportunity to talk with a specialist.

Local Libraries

Three Hills Library, Carbon Library and Trochu Library

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Did you know that you can boost resiliency and success simply by reading with your child?

Avaliable at your local library. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your precious one starts kindergarten (repeats count!).
This FREE program is brought to you by 1000 Books Foundation, Golden Prairie Parent LINK your local Library. Talk to a librarian or Angela for more details.

Leapfrogs and Tadpoles (Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 am, September to May
This program is a drop-in Parent and Child program. Children must have a grown-up (such as a parent, grandparent or caregiver) participate with them.

Other Libraries
Acme Library
Linden Library

Kneehill Area Playschools

Acme Playschool Association
Call: Judy Bridges, 403-546-3119

Carbon Playschool - Carbon School
Call: 403-572-3401

Linden Playschool
Call: Carla Beirnes, 403-830-6931

Prairie Christian Academy Playschool
Call: Pat Massey, 403-443-5511

Three Hills Playschool
Call: Angie Stewart

Torrington-Wimborne Playschool
Call: Alisa Kolenosky, 403-415-5785

Trochu Playschool:
Call: Randi Hogg, 403-391-6639

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