Early Child Services (ECS)

funded through Alberta Education’s PUF program

Program Description

PREP has provided a high quality Early Childhood Services (ECS) program to PUF eligible children in Calgary since 1989. Our goal is to provide an enriched learning environment with therapy services tailored to meet each individual child’s unique needs as they prepare for a successful transition to Kindergarten and beyond. Our program prides itself on utilizing the Program Unit Funding (PUF) grant for families who have an eligible child. We offer a certified teacher with aide support leading the program, small class sizes, support of therapy services including speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and behaviour therapy, as well as community preschool placement options.  Programming is available for children ages 2.8 – 6 years old.


  • Year 1 (ages 2.8 – 4): Monday – Thursday from 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Year 2 Option A  (ages 4 – 6): Monday – Thursday from 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Year 2 Option B: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am – 12:00pm with aide support in a community preschool placement on Monday and Wednesday


  • Free to all PREP members
  • Annual material fee: $100
  • Transportation fee (optional): $75/month
  • Year 2 Option B – Parents are responsible to pay for the monthly community preschool fees


  • If you have any questions about Early Childhood Services, please contact PREP’s Early Year Cohort Coordinator – Natalie Lau at nlau@prepsociety.ca or at 403-282-5011 ext. 122
  • To register for Early Childhood Services, please click here to complete our registration form.