Our mission is to ensure every child in Richmond reaches their full potential

For families with children from birth to 12 years old

Supporting the wellbeing of children and families

Providing support and linking families with resources in the community

Inspiring families to build caring relationships with one another, our neighbours and the Richmond community

Our mission is to ensure that every child in Richmond reaches their full potential

For families with children from birth to 12 years of age

Family Programs

Family drop-in programs such as Play & Learn provide a welcoming environment for ALL families with children birth to 6 years of age and siblings up to 12 years old. Find a program near you.


Program Calendar

Find out about Richmond Family Place programs that are happening in your area


Family Support

Family support workers are available to connect with families in all of our programs. Staff will assist in building new friendships and helping families navigate community resources and supports. Do you have a parenting question? Use our          Contact Form

What Parents Say

“The feeling I got the first time I came here. How welcome I felt and how happy to have so much support at a time I was lost.”

“It is the place I live in a real family atmosphere when I was missing my own family. I learned how to raise a child and made relationships with other mothers.”

“Every time I feel distressed, alienated and miss my family, I go [to Family Place]. They give me love and attention and time.”

“I feel joy every time I enter the building. It means a lot to me, it is the place where I found support and encouragement and I learned the skills of life.”

CLOSURES: Dec 22–Jan 2: Winter Break


Take a look at our latest newsletter to find out more about the programs and events we’ll be running this season and to catch up on what’s been happening in our community.


Birthday Party Rentals

Looking for a venue to host your child’s birthday party? Check out Richmond Family Place! There are 2 types of parties to choose from: Bouncy Castle or Playroom. Parties are held Saturdays after 1:30 pm and all day Sundays. Starting at $160 for members.


Thrift Store

Call in to find some great bargains at our Thrift Store. The store provides revenue that supports Richmond Family Place programs and provides clothing, free of charge, to families in need. Check out our daily specials, what & where to donate and how to volunteer.


Refugee Programs

The Richmond Early Years Bridging Program supports refugee families living in Richmond with at least one child birth to 6 years of age. The Bridging program assists families with their social, emotional, settlement and parenting needs.


School Readiness

School readiness is an integral part every   drop-in session. Children participating in school readiness and early literacy programs develop the social, emotional and intellectual skills to ensure a smooth transition to kindergarten.

Find out about our Play, Learn, Get Ready for School drop-in program for families attending the Richmond Food Bank.

Peer Support Training Program

The Parent Connections program is comprised of an 8-week training course, program practicums and ongoing opportunities to participate as a Peer Mentor at Richmond Family Place.


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Richmond Kids

Richmond Family Place is the financial host to the Richmond Early Years Centre. Richmond Kids is the online home of the Richmond Early Years Centre where you will find an events calendar, information, maps and links to early years programs including services and groups. The Early Years Centre connects parents, caregivers and staff in Richmond to programs, events, and resources for families with young children from birth to school age.

Our Featured Volunteer

Nancy Dunnigan was a dedicated thrift store volunteer for more than 15 years. She was extremely hard working and always kept the store organized and tidy. We wish her the best of luck in her well-deserved retirement!


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