Bow Valley Parent Link

Bow Valley Parent Link (BVPL) is an inter-municipal community initiative operated and managed by the Town of Canmore in partnership with the Town of Banff and the MD of Bighorn.

BVPL provides resources and support to parent/caregivers with children aged 0-6 yrs in the following 5 core areas:

•Early Childhood Development & Care •Family Support •Parent Education •Information & Referral and •Developmental Screening

Intended to be a practical resource for Bow Valley families, BVPL features include the Family Connections Stay & Play Drop in program, Resource and Toy lending libraries, Clothing and Toy exchanges, Parent workshops, Family support, Triple P or Positive Parenting Program, Developmental screening, Relationship counseling, Community information and referrals, and more.

No fees apply. 
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News and Publications

Canmore Toy Lending Library hours:Wednesdays 1-2:30pm /Thursdays 9-10:30am

Banff Toy Lending Library hours: Thursdays 9-11:30am

Kidding Around Booklet:Young Childrens Guide to the Bow Valley.

To access online version:   

click here.

 

Canmore Calender Banff Calender
Bow Valley Parent Link Newsletters

 

ecd_logo Bow Valley Early Childhood Development Coalition
Click here for Calendar 

 

Parent Link in the Park

Join us Wednesday mornings at a park near you for some summer fun in the

sun, including outdoor toys, nutritious snacks, circle time, and special guests!

This program is for families and caregivers with children 0 - 6 years old.

View the poster for this event by clicking here. 


Orientation Pamphlet please click here.

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Office Location

 

600 9th Street
Canmore T1W 2T2

Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30 (closed noon-1pm)
Program Assistant: Neda Madanian
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Telephone 403 678 2529
Fax 403 609 8271

Service Sites

The Bow Valley Parent Link offers Family Connections Stay and Play drop in programs for parents and caregivers of children aged 0 to 6 years of age. The programs are offered in following locations.

Canmore Site

600-9th Street
Program Assistant: Neda Madanian
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 403 678 2529
Fax: 403 609 8271 

Banff Site

101 B Bear Street
Early Years Coach: May Quach
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Phone: 403 762 1116
Fax: 403 609 8271

Exshaw Site

27 Mt. Allen Drive
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Phone: 403 678 2529

Seasonal events are offered in Lake Louise

Staff

Name Title Contact
Brenda Caston Manager of Community Enrichment This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ellen Thuringer Bow Valley Parent Link Supervisor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Cara Crawford Education Coordinator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Anthea Messier  Child & Family Worker This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Monique DesRosiers Early Years Coach Canmore & Exshaw This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
May Quach Early Years Coach Banff This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Anthea Messier Relationship Counsellor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Neda Madanian Program Assistant Canmore This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

Office Location
600 9th Street
Canmore T1W 2T2
Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30 (closed noon-1pm)
Program Assistant: Joasia Crawford
Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Telephone 403 678 2529
Fax 403 609 8271

Service Sites
The Bow Valley Parent Link offers Family Connections Stay and Play drop in programs for parents and caregivers of children aged 0 to 6 years of age. The programs are offered in three locations throughout the valley including Canmore, Banff and Exshaw.

Canmore Site
600-9th Street
Program Assistant: Joasia Crawford
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 403 678 2529
Fax: 403 609 8271 

Banff Site
101 B Bear Street
Early Years Coach: May Quach
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 403 762 1116
Fax: 403 609 8271

Exshaw Site
27 Mt. Allen Drive
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 403 678 2529


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