COVID-19 SPEC Response

COVID-19 SPEC Response

Dear Community Members,

To protect our clients, staff, community and health services, SPEC has made the decision to close our facility doors to the public while we continue to support clients via phone, email and social media.

All face to face services, group activities, events, playroom access and programming in rural communities are cancelled until further notice.  This applies to all SPEC programs:                                             Parent LINK Centre
LINKS Newcomer Services
LINKS Community Services
PCAP First Steps

We are practicing ‘social distancing’ as advised by Alberta Health Services and promoting slowing the spread of Covid-19 by strongly encouraging people in the community to STAY HOME.

The following links provide additional, FACTUAL, information:

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 please go to this link BEFORE calling 811:…/Pa…/COVID-Self-Assessment.aspx

The following links are available to assist with coping during the pandemic:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Helping Children Cope

Coping with stress during the 2019 Covid Outbreak

Stay well!

Sincere regards,
Maureen (Moe) Andruschak
Acting Executive Director
The SPEC Association for Children and Families
#101 – 327 – 3 Street, West Brooks, AB   T1R 0E7
p: 403.362.5056 ext 247 f: 403-362-5090  Website:

MISSION: Engaging families and community in the well-being of children and youth.   VISION: A strong and resilient community.