Did you know that in-home child care is the most commonly used child care arrangement in the country? In reality, the majority of child care offered in Alberta is offered out of a child care providers own home. Yet despite this widespread use of in-home child care arrangements, dayhome professionals often experience difficulty in accessing resources and support that are relevant to the uniqueness of in-home child care and the challenges that dayhome professionals face.
all children in alberta deserve access to safe and quality child care regardless of the circumstances in which they receive that care.
Embolden PDC believes that dayhome professionals can have both autonomy and support and that in-home child care is just as impactful as other child care arrangements in the province. We are passionate about connecting dayhome professionals with the resources and support they need to be their best so that the children of Alberta receive the best.
Despite popular belief, operating a dayhome business is no walk in the park and dayhome professionals are at an increased risk of experiencing isolation and burnout that in unique to an in-home child care environment where providers work long hours without breaks or opportunities to connect with others (unlike like facility based child care settings).
SURROUNDING YOURSELF WITH COMMUNITY AND SUPPORT IS THE KEY TO LONGEVITY AND SUCCESS IN YOUR DAYHOME BUSINESS.
Embolden PDC is Alberta’s first and only professional dayhome support network. A place where dayhome professionals can access the resources and support they need to start or run a quality dayhome business with a focus on child safety and overall well-being.
Dayhome professionals are no longer barred from accessing relevant and empowering support that is often geared towards facility based child care and doesn’t address the needs of in-home child care professionals. And parents finally have a place they can go to learn more about quality in-home child care and how to choose an in-home child care program that values safety and quality so that their children can thrive under the care of their dayhome professional.
quality IN-HOME CHILD CARE is an important part of the child care system in Alberta – helping to bridge the SPACE CREATION gap that we are currently experiencing in FACILITY BASED CARE.
In-home child care presents its own challenges when it comes to ensuring that dayhome professionals feel supported and able to maintain the the autonomy that each individual has to run their program their way – while still ensuring that standards and safety requirements are being maintained.
As a community, Embolden PDC members gain access to a wealth of resources & support that are focused on empowering dayhome professionals, helping to elevate the level of care being offered by the dayhome community as a whole. With Embolden PDC, dayhome professionals have the support they need to enjoy a long and healthy career which provides critical stability for the children in their care.
As a visible community of quality in home child care professionals we are able to advocate for the dayhome community so that we can continue to access valuable resources and support that help increase protective factors within in home child care. Resources and support that ultimately benefit children within in home child care across the province.
Becoming a member of Embolden PDC is a public declaration of your commitment to ensuring the safety of children across Alberta and to providing quality in home child care in your community.
As a member of Embolden PDC, you’ll unlock a variety of perks to help you run your dayhome business.
And as a verified member – you will be featured in our members only directory – helping to ensure parents have access to quality private child care in Alberta.
Join a community full of like minded dayhome professionals who are just as passionate about child care as you are.
HAVING A GROUP OF TRUSTED PROVIDERS TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE TOUGH DAYS CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE TO A DAYHOME PROFESSIONAL.
And if you’re looking for something more – check out our VIP membership. As a VIP member, you unlock all the resources available inside the Embolden PDC Portal to help you start or run your dayhome business.
Workshops, training sessions, printables, business tools, meal plans, activity plans, fitness plans, and spirituality/self care resources – these are just some examples of the value you’ll unlock as a VIP member.
SOMETIMES THINGS JUST SEEM IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL THEY ARE DONE.
Embolden PDC is here to provide the unique support for in-home child care professionals that has been missing from our sector for far too long. We are passionate about supporting all the parents and providers who have chosen the wonderful environment of in-home child care. Helping to ensure that all children have access to safe and quality child care in Alberta.
If you are a dayhome professional in Alberta – you belong here. Grab a membership and plug into a supportive and welcoming community ready to support you along your dayhome journey.