Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley Region Services
204-5623 Imperial Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 1G1
We thank the Government of Canada for the Emergency Community Support Fund, Administered by the United Way of the Lower Mainland. We also acknowledge the financial support of the Province of BC.
GRG Support Line
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am to 2pm.
604-558-4740 (Greater Vancouver)
Parent Support Line
604-669-1616 ext. 100
Provincial Support Circles
Learn more about our provincial Support Circles and register to join them on our Support Circles page
Regional Support Circles
Support Circles are free, confidential, anonymous, (often) weekly meetings of parents who wish to learn new ways to nurture and protect their children. Support Circles offer a space safe environment for caregivers to talk about their children, parenting challenges, successes and failures, the stress or worries in their lives, receive support and parenting skills.
You can see when the next event is and join the Facebook event on our events page.
Please note our in person circles are not currently meeting. Call our office for more information and click here for more information on our online Circles.
Language-Specific Support Circles
We currently have circles in the following languages. Click here for a flyer of all language-specific Circles
English: Wednesdays • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Arabic: العربية: الثلاثاء الساعة 12 ظهراً ، أرسل بريدًا إلكترونيًا إلى email
Korean: 한국어: 목요일 오후 8시, 금요일 오후 8시 이메일 email
Mandarin: 普通话：周四 12:00pm – 1:00pm 和周六 • 7:30pm – 8:30pm 电子邮件 email
Cantonese: 粤语：周五 • 6:30pm – 7:30pm 电子邮件 email
Tagalog: Saturdays • 1:30pm – 2:30pm email
For Parents and Kinship Caregivers
Are you a parent, grandparent raising a grandchild, relative raising a relative’s child, or kinship caregiver? Do you or your children that you are raising self-identify as Indigenous? Are you looking to join a parenting support Circle? Are you able to join on Zoom? Click here for the flyer
Every 2nd Wednesday • 6:00pm – 7:00pm • via Zoom
Tuesdays • 7:30pm – 8:30pm • via Facebook
Abbotsford Grandparent & Kinship Care Circle
For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Kinship Caregivers
Circles provide a safe, supportive place to connect with others like you. Each self-help support Circle is led by 2 trained volunteer facilitators. Topics can vary from grandparent-to-parent relationships, financial realities, legal and custody challenges, physical and emotional health of caregivers and children, and more. Topics are brought by group participants and can vary. Click here for the flyer
Every other Monday • 6:00pm – 8:00pm • via Zoom
Register for this Support Circle
1-855-474-9777 (GRG Support Line Toll-Free)
Facilitators Needed for Online Parenting Circles
Are you someone who has an interest in supporting parents/caregivers and child relationships? Join our team as a volunteer facilitator for our online parenting circles!
Events and Workshops
Check out our events page to see when the next event is in your region
Click here to view a list of our provincial-wide resources from links to useful websites to legal guides.
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