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 Wed  6:00-8:00 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

Vancouver Father’s Circle

  • Upcoming

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

Richmond Filipino Language Parent Support Circle

  • Temporarily closed

Surrey Filipino 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 – 6:00 -8:00 pm

Delta GRG Support Circle

  • Upcoming

Langley GRG Support Circle

  • Afternoons – Every 2nd Thurs 3:00-5:00 pm

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

REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLANS 7 EDUCATION GRANT WORKSHOP

Free, informational, 2 hr workshop on the Registered Educations Saving Plan
Date: Tuesday November 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 -8:00 pm
Place: 5623 Imperial St, Burnaby

This workshop will cover :
1) What is an RESP
2) How to apply for education grants from Provincial & Federal Government
3) How to open an RESP & get the support you need

Offered in partnership with Family Services of Greater Vancouver, the Financial Literacy/Empowerment Program

To attend, Please Register with Sasha.
Email: sasha.rhodes@parentsupportbc.ca
Call: 604-669-1616 Ext.104
Limited childminding spaces will be available onsite; please let us know when registering

Download our poster: 2018-10-24 RESP – Nov 13

BLISSFUL PARENTING

Blissful Parenting is a 2- hour workshop FREE workshop based on positive discipline techniques that can turn “bad” child behavior around immediately! This workshop is about learning simple and highly effective methods for improving communication with your kids and addressing problem behaviours. Workshop facilitator Chuck Anderson has an energetic and engaging presentation style that uses the latest accelerated learning techniques and a high level of audience involvement. This training is specifically adapted to helping parents of children & teens deal with the many behavioural issues that come with the job of being a parent.

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Place: 5623 Imperial St, Burnaby

To attend, Please Register with Sasha.
Email: sasha.rhodes@parentsupportbc.ca
Call: 604-669-1616 Ext.104
Limited childminding spaces will be available onsite; please let us know when registering if you will require childminding.

Download the poster: 2018-10-24 Blissful Parenting – Nov 27

 

 

 

 

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