Healthy Early Years
and language barriers
Canada-wide impacts project
Plan and implement interventions to improve access to health and wellness services for Francophone young children, using a holistic approach (community programs, learning opportunities, knowledge products, support services, partnerships). Improve the wellbeing of both parents, starting in the prenatal period, and children 0 to 6 years of age and their families in Francophone and Acadian minority communities (FAMCs). Engage communities in taking charge of their health, their wellbeing and their health care services.
Healthy Early Years Project Coordinator
Communication and Knowledge Mobilization Officer
National Early Years Management Committee
The National Early Years Management Committee manages and administers the funding provided by the federal government for the implementation of initiatives to develop early years and child care services in French and improve the health and wellbeing of young children in Canada’s Francophone and Acadian minority communities.
Funding for these initiatives is provided under the Action Plan for Official Languages – 2018-2023: Investing in Our Future by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)