Family Development & Support Services

Parent Support Services Society website - details
Burnaby
Phone: 604.669.1616

This is a free, confidential service to help parents cope more effectively with children.

Parent Support Circles are free, confidential, anonymous, weekly meetings of parents who wish to learn new ways to nurture and protect their children.

Anyone can become a parent, but positive parenting has to be learned. The good news is that it can be learned and practiced by anyone, male or female, young or old, parents, aunts and uncles, friends and neighbours.

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Parents guide to selecting childcare website - details

Available online, a great resource that gives you information on what to look for, what to ask, checklist and explanations.

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Services Canada website - details
Phone: 604 859-7681

Services for families and children. Canada Child Tax Benefit, Canada Education Savings Grant, Canada Pension Plan Children’s Benefits, Employment Insurance Family Supplement, Employment Insurance Maternity and Paternal, Nobody’s Perfect Program, Universal Child Care benefit and much more!

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Social insurance number (for new babies) – how to apply or replace website - details
Phone: 604-532-6799

How to apply for a newborn social insurance number.

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Support for Parents of Young Children - Options BC website - details
Surrey
Phone: 604-596-4321

Available to all parents/ care givers with young children 0 - 6 years who live in Surrey. This is a program of OPTIONS: Services to Communities Society designed to provide support to parents with young children. The program provides support and education, which will encourage the development of healthy families within the community. Also supply daycare referral.

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The Centre for Child Development website - details
Phone: 604-584-1361

The Centre for Child Development of the Lower Mainland has been providing services for children with special needs and their families for over 50 years. The Centre provides specialized pediatric medical rehabilitation services and supports to 1,800 children with special needs and their families in Delta, Surrey, South Surrey, White Rock, Langley and other areas of the Lower Mainland.

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The Parent Mother Goose Program website - details
Phone: 604.710.8990

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children which focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to

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Vancouver Anaphylaxis Group website - details
Phone: 604 659-2206

If a life-threatening allergy (anaphylaxis) affects you or your child why not connect with others who share similar experiences. The Metro Vancouver

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Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society website - details
Burnaby
Phone: 604-436-1025

We are a non-profit organization offering free and confidential services in twenty languages. We provide culturally sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women and their families who are experiencing family violence. We are immigrant and visible minority women helping other immigrant and visible minority women by providing:

•Free and confidential services
•Advocacy, counselling, & support through our bi-lingual, bi-cultural workers continuity of support

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