Our mission is to ensure that every child in Richmond reaches their full potential
For families with children from birth to 12 years of age
Family support workers are available to connect with families in all of our programs. Staff will assist in building new friendships and helping families navigate community resources and supports. Do you have a parenting question? Use our
We need YOUR help!
As we look forward to the year ahead, we welcome families to share their feedback on Richmond Family Place programming. Your input is integral to know both what is working well and how we can improve.
Take a look at our latest newsletter to find out more about the programs and events we’ll be running this season and to catch up on what’s been happening in our community.
Call in to find some great bargains at our Thrift Store. The store provides revenue that supports Richmond Family Place programs and provides clothing, free of charge, to families in need. Check out our daily specials, what & where to donate and how to volunteer.
“The feeling I got the first time I came here. How welcome I felt and how happy to have so much support at a time I was lost.”
“It is the place I live in a real family atmosphere when I was missing my own family. I learned how to raise a child and made relationships with other mothers.”
“Every time I feel distressed, alienated and miss my family, I go [to Family Place]. They give me love and attention and time.”
“I feel joy every time I enter the building. It means a lot to me, it is the place where I found support and encouragement and I learned the skills of life.”
The Richmond Early Years Bridging Program supports refugee families living in Richmond with at least one child birth to 6 years of age. The Bridging program assists families with their social, emotional, settlement and parenting needs.
School readiness is an integral part every drop-in session. Children participating in school readiness and early literacy programs develop the social, emotional and intellectual skills to ensure a smooth transition to kindergarten.
Find out about our Play, Learn, Get Ready for School drop-in program for families attending the Richmond Food Bank.
Richmond Kids is the online home of the Richmond Early Years Centre where you will find an events calendar, information, maps and links to early years programs including services and groups. The Early Years Centre connects parents, caregivers and staff in Richmond to programs, events, and resources for families with young children from birth to school age.
Our Featured Volunteer
We nominated Diane for a ‘Volunteer are Stars’ award this year. Diane has faithfully prepared meals for our Wednesday and Thursday dinner programs for the last 5
We love her easy smile, strong commitment and willingness to cook whatever we ask of her!