Family Resource Centre

As part of our partnership at the John Braithwaite Community Centre we operate the Family Centre which offers a variety of drop in programs for families with children under six, including Mother Goose story time, parent education workshops, resource and children’s libraries, and childminding.

The Family Centre Makes A Difference!

  • Form friendships and connect with neighbours
  • Learn through new ideas and get helpful parenting support
  • Share common successes and challenges
  • Voice your opinions and make a difference
  • Connect with your children through play, laughter, stories, song

Check out our Family Centre Brochure

Family Programs:

  • LoLo Family Playgroup Drop In (brochure
  • Circle of Care (Caregivers only)
  • Daddy & Me Drop-In (brochure)
  • Pacific Postpartum Support Group
  • Parent Community Developers’ Playgroups (brochure)
  • Parent Child Mother Goose (brochure) – Note: This program is fully registered.
  • Story Time Drop In (brochure)
  • Summer in the Park Playgroups
  • Sunshine Song Time (brochure) (download rhymes & songs to play with your child) – Note: This program is fully registered.
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Parent Infant Drop-In
  • Yoga Break for Parents (brochure)

Parenting Workshops:

  • Benefits of Physical Literacy (brochure)
  • Healthy Childhood Development
  • Help! My Kid Didn’t Come With An Owner’s Manual
  • Nobody’s Perfect Parenting
  • Parent Activity Group (brochure)
  • Parenting with the Brain in Mind (brochure)
  • Successful Co-Parenting
  • You and Your Child: The Benefits of Play

For more information about any of these programs please call the Family Centre Coordinator at 604-983-6494 or e-mail