Family Resources

family resources

Family Resources Programs support the development of happy, healthy, families through drop-ins, parent education workshops, support services, and other family centered programs.

Maria V.
Family Resource Manager
604.879.7104 ext 316

Lynette V.
Family Support Worker
604.879.7104 ext 304

Angelo M.
Father’s Group Facilitator

Geraldine F.
Early Years Family Support Worker
604.879.7104 ext 323

Family Resource Programs

Family Support

The Family Support Worker is available to provide one-on-one support and referrals to parents who are facing life challenges. Staff can help you apply for child care subsidy, subsidized housing, leisure access pass, and income assistance as well as other services. Appointments are appreciated but drop-ins are welcomed.

Who: Parents of children 0 - 18 years
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Cost: Free
Contact: Lynette

Single Mom’s Support Group

Are you a single mom looking to meet other single moms for encouragement and support? Join Little Mountain in partnership with the YWCA for our weekly support group and be part of a community of single moms in your neighbourhood. Childminding is available. Registration is required.

Who: Single Mothers
When: Wednesdays 6 - 8 PM
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Cost : Free
Contact: YWCA at 604.619.5276 or

Father's Group (Men's Conversation Group)

Be a part of our active and fun men's group to support
modern parenting, men's challenges and positive habits in day to day living.

  • Share, Listen, Belong
  • Parenting and Self-care
  • Men's challenges
  • Cooking meals

Guest speakers, free snacks and childminding provided.

When: Starting September 20 - Fridays 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: $5 registration fee plus LMNH membership required.
Contact: Angelo

Family Drop-Ins

Come and play with your child at our family drop-ins! This program provides the opportunity for parents/caregivers and their young children (0 to 6 yrs old) to meet new friends, play, and sing together. No registration is required.

Who: Parents/caregivers and children aged 0 to 6 years
Where: Gray’s Park
East 33rd Avenue and St. Catherine’s Street
When: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM and

Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
When: Fridays 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM and
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: LMNH Family Membership required
$5/month per family
Contact: Maria

Art Therapy

The art therapy program is facilitated by a student attending the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute. The art therapy student will work with clients to encourage them to express themselves through different art forms and to address a variety of issues such as anger, grief, and loss.

* Appointments are required.

Who: Children, youth, adults & seniors.
When:Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Cost: * LMNH membership required
Contact: Lynette


Counselling is provided by practicum students training to become professional clinical counsellors. Counsellors work with clients experiencing challenges with anxiety, depression, bereavement, life transitions, family conflict, and low self-esteem etc. Open to eligible community members.

* Appointments are required.

Who: Teens, adults and seniors
When: Various days
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Cost: * LMNH membership required
Contact: Lynette

Ready Set Learn!

Intended for families and their three- to five-year-old children, Ready, Set, Learn is all about fostering positive connections between families, the school system and local community agencies. Elementary schools that enroll Kindergarten classes hold Ready, Set, Learn events in their schools or communities. These events provide a fun, family-oriented atmosphere with the intent of supporting children’s transitions into school.

Attend a Ready, Set, Learn event in your community. Families who attend an event at a local school take part in play-based activities while learning about early learning programs and services, their local elementary school, and their communities.

Who: Parents/caregivers with children starting kindergarten.
Ages: 4 - 5 years
When: Starting again in April, 2020
Time: Various
Cost: Free
Where: Various schools
Contact: School for registration or Maria

ReadySetLearn 2020 schedule – web

Nobody’s Perfect

Our Nobody’s Perfect is a parenting program for parents of children from birth to age five.

We provide a safe place to build on their parenting skills:

  • Better understand your child
  • Deal with the everyday stress of parenting
  • Enjoy a break from a busy day.

There are no perfect parents, perfect children or perfect people. We can only do our best, and we all need help once in a while.

When: February 3 - March 16
No sessions February 17 and 24.
Cost: FREE (with membership)
Contact: Lynette

Parenting Workshops

We will discuss ways to foster your child’s self-esteem and improve your relationship.

Who: Parents of children
(newborn – 5 years old)
When: TBD
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Cost: Free (with membership)
Contact: Lynette or Geraldine

Summer Early Learning Program

This summer camp program will focus on kindergarten readiness, physical literacy, fun games, art activities and walks and exploration.

Who: 3 - 5 year olds
When: July 8 - August 23 (Monday - Friday)
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost : $10 registration fee (family membership) and $80 per child/week
Where: LMNH - 3981 Main Street
Contact: Maria

1, 2, 3 Jump

Learn basic fundamental movement skills, social emotional skills and classroom skills in a safe and fun environment.

When: Thursdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Date(s): April 4, 18, and 25
Where: Strong Start - Mackenzie Elementary
Cost: FREE (with membership)
Contact: Emma