Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Parent Support Services Society of BCLower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Click here for information about our Online Support Circles in operation during COVID-19

 

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.

 

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

Click here for information about our Online Support Circles in operation during COVID-19

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.

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 SUPPORT CIRCLES.

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

  • Temporarily closed

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)

  • Afternoons  2nd & 4th Saturday  1:30-3:30

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

Click here for information about our Online Support Circles in operation during COVID-19

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.

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 SUPPORT CIRCLES.

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

  •  Will start meeting in August 2019
  • Daytime – Monthly – Mondays 10:30-12:30

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