2819 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2       604-738-2819
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West Side Family Place

West Side Family Place provides a safe space for mothers, fathers, and caregivers with young children from all backgrounds to gather and play, free from judgement or long-term commitment. WSFP is affordable, accessible and inclusive and is the only resource program offering a daily drop in for children and their caregivers on the West Side.

We know that raising children can sometimes be challenging. Please come by and meet parents in your area while your child explores our playroom and outdoor play space. You are always welcome at Family Place!

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Welcome to West Side Family Place

What People Are Saying

  • “Helps my two-year-old (too young for preschool) to socialize and make friends.”

  • “A welcoming place to escape the ‘cooped up’ feeling as a stay-at-home mom.”

  • “Provides opportunities for caregiver and baby to get out of the home and become involved in the community.”

  • “The Nobody’s Perfect course has been excellent for me in terms of support and making new friends.”

  • “West Side Family Place is a place to get out of the house and meet people.”

Latest from West Side Family Place

  • It’s a Kind of Magic

    You’re Invited!
    Our annual fundraiser is coming up on October 5, 2017 at 7pm.

    This event promises to be a really fun night of entertainment and will feature world class hypnotist and comedian Randy Charach; the fabulous up-and-coming Trevor Whitridge Quartet, and Master of Ceremonies and well-known Vancouver actor David Lewis.

    All proceeds will go to support West Side Family Place.
    Tickets are $50 and are available at WSFP or on Eventbrite

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  • Halloween Drop-In

    Come dressed in your Halloween costumes to our Halloween Drop-In and walk through our mini pumpkin patch.

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  • Family Place Week Potluck Lunch

    To celebrate Family Place Day and Thanksgiving, we are having a potluck lunch after our Drop-In. Please join us by bringing a dish to share with everyone.

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  • Breakfast with Santa

    Come join us for breakfast and tell Santa your wish list.

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  • Happy Birthday, Canada!

    We had a wonderful early Canada Day celebration on June 29!

    With festive decorations up, fun games and activities on the tables, delicious food flowing in, and the sun shining brightly, we were ready to celebrate Canada with our WSFP community! Check out the highlights of the day!

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  • With Many Thanks!

    We wish to say a huge THANK YOU to the wonderful folks of Edelman Vancouver during their Little Give initiative earlier this month! A group of 14 individuals worked enthusiastically and eagerly and helped cleaned and freshened up our living room, dining room, and our yard! We would also like to THANK 505-Junk for taking a huge load of all of our well used toys and other waste accumulated from the clean-up days!

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  • Scotiabank Charity Challenge

    On June 25, West Side Family Staff and Families will be running and walking the Scotiabank Charity Challenge – Half-Marathon and 5K run. Cheer on and support your WSFP Team by making a donation to the cause! Fundraising proceeds help to pay for programs and art supplies, books, and building maintenance. Read on for more information!

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  • Fiesta Del Sol

    Be apart of the Fiesta Del Sol festivities. This is one event you don’t want to miss! Join us Friday, August 4th at 9:30 am. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive updates on more upcoming events.

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  • It’s a Kind of Magic
  • Halloween Drop-In
  • Family Place Week Potluck Lunch
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Happy Birthday, Canada!
  • With Many Thanks!
  • Scotiabank Charity Challenge
  • Fiesta Del Sol

Upcoming Events

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  • Family Place Week Poluck Lunch
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  • Parent-Child Mother Goose -Infant Group (birth to 9 months)
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  • Vancouver Coastal Health Nurse Visits
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  • Parent-Child Mother Goose -Infant Group (birth to 9 months)
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  • Parent-Child Mother Goose -Infant Group (birth to 9 months)
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  • Halloween Drop-In
  • Get Involved

    We’d love to meet you. Come be a part of our community. Here’s how you can get involved:

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  • Get Involved

    We’d love to meet you. Come be a part of our community. Here’s how you can get involved:

    • Visit Us
    • Become a Member
    • Register for a Program
    • Attend Events
    • Birthday Rentals
    • Toy Lending Library
    • Donate

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  • Get Involved

    We’d love to meet you. Come be a part of our community. Here’s how you can get involved:

    • Visit Us
    • Become a Member
    • Register for a Program
    • Attend Events
    • Birthday Rentals
    • Toy Lending Library
    • Donate

    Learn More

  • Member Benefits

    Become a member and be a part of our community. You receive the following benefits

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  • Member Benefits

    Become a member and be a part of our community. You receive the following benefits

    • Access to our Toy Library
    • Ability to register for exclusive programs
    • Discounts on birthday rentals
    • Opportunity to sit on the board of directors (Included in leadership)
    • Access to DVDs & Books (for adults and children)
    • Receive our e-newsletter
    • We can issue a tax receipt for your membership fees

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  • Member Benefits

    Become a member and be a part of our community. You receive the following benefits

    • Access to our Toy Library
    • Ability to register for exclusive programs
    • Discounts on birthday rentals
    • Opportunity to sit on the board of directors (Included in leadership)
    • Access to DVDs & Books (for adults and children)
    • Receive our e-newsletter
    • We can issue a tax receipt for your membership fees

    Learn More

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