About Family Place

What is New West Family Place? Established in 1989, New Westminster Family Place has been a second home to families in our community. We offer drop in programs, workshops and parenting groups for all families to find support, strengthen their relationships with their children and their family members, enhance how they feel about their parenting, and build community connection and belonging. We are here so that families in New West can be empowered to THRIVE! Please check out our  calendar for more details. We are a member of the BC Association of Family Resource Programs.

Who is New West Family Place for? Our programs are for families with children 0-6 years including grandparents, caregivers, extended and chosen family. We support and embrace families of every gender, background or socioeconomic status and we offer programs all around New West –  across the community – touching every neighborhood – and at consistent times.

Who works at New West Family Place? Our team of child development and family support experts provide services and supports in multiple languages and work with families to ensure they connected to the services and supports they need when they need them.

OUR MANDATE

New Westminster Family Place welcomes all families by supporting them with services and  resources that empower them to thrive!

OUR HISTORY

New Westminster Family Place was opened in 1989 after 3 years of planning and fundraising with the help of the Public Health Unit and the Interagency Committee.

This service was seen as necessary to the community, providing support services to isolated families with young children.