Children

Our Programs for children serve families who have a child (under 19 years of age) with a disability. Our goal is to provide families and children with the support they need to grow, learn and be resilient.

To learn more about our Children's Respite and Foster Family Programs, please email Joanne Weidinger, Manager of Children's Services, or call 604.937.2023.

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Our Annual Christmas Campaign 

Every year around the Christmas season, we pull together with the community to raise funds for our Christmas Campaign. In previous years, we've pulled together a special Christmas for children and families across our great community. We are excited to continue this program every year. Your support can make the world of difference.

If you would like to make a donation to our Annual Christmas Campaign, please use the form below -

Please note: a tax receipt will be issued for donations of $50 and above.

 

Make a Difference in the Lives of a Child - Become a Respite Caregiver! 

Looking to earn a little extra money from home one weekend per month? Are you interested in trying something new that is flexible with your schedule? Do you have room in your home and heart?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in a child’s life? If you have some experience or interest supporting individuals who have developmental disabilities this opportunity will be a great fit for you!

Our Children's Respite Program supports families who have a child with a disability. Respite is a family-to-family program where the child typically goes into the home of the caregiver to provide the family with a break. Respite visits generally happen over a weekend on an overnight basis. However, a more flexible schedule can be designed to meet the needs of the family and caregiver availability.

 

To learn more & to apply, please click here.