Locally and provincially, ECCA and communities work together to create a shared vision for our children and provide leadership in early childhood. By measuring our impact we can make informed decisions that improve outcomes for young children and families.
Voice of Community
ECCA engages in positive action with, and on behalf of, children (prenatal to 6 yr) and their families. These actions help young children and families establish the foundations for health and well-being which last a lifetime.
Coalitions connect with community to foster collaboration and build partnerships to improve the community’s ability to support healthy early childhood development.
The Early Years Matter
Health and development of young children is influenced by many aspects of the cultural ecological system. The responsibility is shared with family, community and society. Provincial and local policies, practices, and resources all contribute to creating healthy environments for young children. This is where ECCA comes in...
ECCA’s nearly 100 Coalitions across Alberta are made up of parents, grandparents, teachers, law enforcement, medical professionals improving the lives of young children.Communities work together with a shared vision for our children.Learn More Here