Cochrane’s Parent Link Centre’s funding process is changing.
The centre was notified of the changes, as were Parent Link Centres all over the province, by letter yesterday.
All current Parent Link Centre (PLC), resource centre and home visitation programs continue and will remain in place at least until the end of March 2020. Future funding decisions will be made by Alberta Children’s Services based on responses to expressions of interest. The requests for expressions of interest will be released November 7.
Cochrane PLC staff will take a close look at the new process and the requirements so they can apply for funding under the new model.
The Town’s goal is to continue to deliver programs for children and families in our area. PLC staff are optimistic that programs and services delivered by Cochrane PLC and Western Rocky View Resource Centre align with the provincial framework.
Current PLC programs include developmental play programs, parent education, developmental screening, Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), parent resource library, family support and rural programs in Bearspaw, Beaupre & Bragg Creek.