Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Parent Support Services Society of BCLower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley

 

 

“Proud to be the recipient of United Way of the Lower Mainland funding for programs in 2018/19.”

Provincial Office

204 – 5623 Imperial Street
Burnaby, BC
V5J 1G1
Phone: (604) 669-1616
Toll-free: 1-877-345-9777 (9PSS)
Fax: (604) 669-1636
Email: office@parentsupportbc.ca

Parent Support Circles

Parent Support Circles are free, weekly gatherings are for parents in any situation to safely share their challenges, receive support and understanding for their roles as parents. These Circles are free, anonymous and confidential, and are led by trained volunteer facilitators. Child-minding assistance is available and some Circles have onsite child-minding.

Lower Mainland Region – For locations & information on Circles and Events in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley – email office@parentsupportbc.ca or call (604) 669-1616

Burnaby – English Language Parent Support Circle

  • Evenings – 1st & 3rd Thurs  6:00-8:00 pm

Burnaby Fathering Circle

  • Weekly – Evenings – Tues 6:30-8:30 pm

Burnaby Mandarin Language Parent Support Circle

  • Weekly – Sat 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Burnaby Cantonese Language Parent Support Circle

  • Temporarily closed

Burnaby Spanish Language Parent Support Circle

  • Mornings – Weekly – Fri  10:00-12:00 pm

Burnaby Spanish Language Parent Support Circle (Evening)

  • Evenings – Weekly – Mon  6:30-8:30 pm

Burnaby Filipino Language Parent Support Circle

  • Daytime – Weekly –  Sat 1:30-3:30 pm

Burnaby Korean Language Parent Support Circle

  • Mornings – Weekly – Tues 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Coquitlam English Language Parent Circle

  • Every 2nd & 4th Wed – Evenings – 6-8 pm

Coquitlam Korean Language Parent Support Circle

  • Weekly – Mornings – Thurs 10:00-12:00 pm

Coquitlam Mandarin Language Parent Support Circle

  • Weekly – Mornings – Mon 9:30-11:30 am

Richmond Filipino Language Parent Support Circle

  • Temporarily closed

Surrey Filipino Language Parent Support Circle

  • Temporarily closed

Vancouver (East) Filipino Language Parent Support Circles

  • Temporarily closed

Vancouver Mandarin Language Parent Support Circle (East Side)

  • Mornings 2nd & 4th Saturday  10:30-12:30

Vancouver Mandarin Language Parent Support Circle (West Side)

  • 1st and 3rd Thursdays 12:30 – 2 :30 pm

Vancouver English Language Parent Support Circle (Mount Pleasant)

  • Weekly –  Evenings –  Thurs 7:00-9:00 pm

Vancouver Cantonese Language Parent Support Circle

  • Evenings – Every 2nd  Fri 6:30-8:30 pm

Vancouver Spanish Language Parent Support Circle

  • Temporarily closed

For more information, or to join a Circle call: 604-669-1616.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Support Circles

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Support Circles are free, weekly gatherings are for anyone who is raising a family member’s child to safely share their challenges, receive support and understanding for their roles as caregivers. There are currently Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circles in Langley, Delta, Abbotsford and Vancouver. Groups meet weekly or bi-weekly, and child-minding assistance or onsite child-minding is available if needed. For more information or to join a group, call: 604-669-1616 or the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line at 1-855-474-9777.

Abbotsford – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Support Circle

  • Evenings – Twice Monthly – Mon 6:00-9:00 pm

Coquitlam GRG Support Circle

1st & 3rd Wed – 6:30 -8:30 pm

Delta GRG Support Circle

  • Upcoming

Langley GRG Support Circle

  • Temporary Closure

Vancouver (Mount Pleasant) GRG Support Circle

  • Evenings – Weekly – Thurs 6:15-8:15 pm

Lower Mainland Facilitator Training

PSS Initial Facilitator Training helps new volunteers to understand their role and strengthen the knowledge and skills needed to facilitate a Support Circle. PSS Initial Facilitator Training is also available to professionals who wish to hone their group facilitation skills and learn more about the PSS self-help and co-facilitation model.

Check here for upcoming trainings.

Events

Raising Our Children: The Role of Discipline Workshop – Feb 27, 2019 Coquitlam

This FREE 2-hour workshop covers the following:
1) What is the difference between Discipline & Punishment?
2) The stages of Child Development and the appropriate discipline.
3) What resources are available to support Parents, Caregiver and Children.

Where:
SHARE Family & Community Services
699 Robinson St, Coquitlam, BC
Wednesday February 27, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Limited seats available. To attend, Please register at:
office@parenstupportbc.ca
Call: 604-669-1616

Limited childminding spaces will be available onsite; please let us know when registering if you will require childminding.

Held in partnership with SHARE Family & Community Services, with financial contributions from the Government of BC and United Way Lower Mainland.
Downloadable flyer. 2019-01-28 Raising Our Children – The Role of Discipline Coquitlam PSC (003)

To be put on our contact list for our workshops – email office@parentsupportbc.ca