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Our mission is to ensure every child in Richmond reaches their full potential

For families with children from birth to 12 years old

Supporting the wellbeing of children and families

Providing support and linking families with resources in the community

Inspiring families to build caring relationships with one another, our neighbours and the Richmond community

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 Programs

Family drop-in programs such as Play & Learn provide a welcoming environment for ALL families with children birth to 6 years of age. Find a program near you.

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Program Calendar

Find out about Richmond Family Place programs that are happening in your area

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Family Support

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

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CLOSURES: Nov. 9th–11th Remembrance Day / Dec. 25th, 2019–Jan. 2nd, 2020 Winter Break
We were fortunate to receive the Carol Matusicki Distinguished Service to Families Award 2019.
This award is given to an organization or individual family services professional serving families in an exemplary manner that both:
  • Support families and professionals, by sharing knowledge and building community connections, having the vision that Families are vital to dynamic communities and
  • Provide quality preventative family life education and support programs, to families within the province of BC.
We were recognized for the work that has provided a significant increase in prevention and support services, service delivery, and the development of innovative programs, successfully advocating for change in policy, the creation of new and helpful networks and provision of tangible initiatives that significantly improves the well being of British Columbia’s families.

Newsletter

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.

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Birthday Party Rentals

Looking for a venue to host your child’s birthday party? Check out Richmond Family Place! Parties are held Saturdays late afternoon/evening and all day Sundays. Starting at $160 for members.

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Thrift Store

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.

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“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.”

Refugee Programs

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.

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School Readiness

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.

Peer Support Training Program

The Parent Connections program is comprised of an 8-week training course, program practicums and ongoing opportunities to participate as a Peer Mentor at Richmond Family Place.

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November 2019

Play & Learn in the Park – Hamilton Community Park

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 4, 2020

Hamilton Community Park, 23280 Gilley Rd
Richmond, BC V6V 2W5 Canada
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Will be cancelled if raining.

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Play & Learn – Hamilton Community Centre

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Hamilton Community Centre, 5140 Smith Dr
Richmond, BC V6V 2W5 Canada
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Sing & Play – Cambie Library

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Cambie Library, 11590 Cambie Rd
Richmond, BC Canada
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Play & Learn – Ironwood Library

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 7, 2020

Ironwood Library, 11688 Steveston Hwy
Richmond, BC V7A 4E8 Canada
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All Day Drop-In with Lunch – Main Site

November 19 @ 9:15 am - 3:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 7, 2020

Richmond Family Place, 8660 Ash Street
Richmond, BC V6Y2S3 Canada
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Behaviour Specialist: Main Site

November 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
Richmond Family Place, 8660 Ash Street
Richmond, BC V6Y2S3 Canada
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Dr. Champagne Marilyn / Sharon To Psychologist, / Angelina Lee Clinician, Early Childhood Mental Health Program Richmond Hospital

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Toddler Time for Chinese Speaking Families – Steveston Library

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 7, 2020

Steveston Library, 4111 Moncton St
Richmond, BC Canada
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Speech & Language Therapist – Steveston Library

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Steveston Library, 4111 Moncton St
Richmond, BC Canada
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Play & Learn Drop-In – Brighouse Library

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Brighouse Library, 7700 Minoru Gate #100
Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8 Canada
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Bridging Program & Dinner

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Richmond Family Place, 8660 Ash Street
Richmond, BC V6Y2S3 Canada

A Program for new and current refugee and new immigrant families living in Richmond with children 0-6 years of age.

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Richmond Kids

Richmond Family Place is the financial host to the Richmond Early Years Centre. 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
years.

 

We love her easy smile, strong commitment and willingness to cook whatever we ask of her!

 

Thank you Diane for your contributions and for supporting our families in such a practical way and helping us provide delicious meals! We appreciate you.