Kits in the Park is a partnership between West Side Family Place (WSFP) and Kits House (KNH) to provide a daily, outdoor family drop-in for parents/caregivers and preschool-aged children. We will be at Arbutus Greenway Park (2205 W 11th Ave) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and Carnarvon Park (2995 W 19th Ave) on Tuesdays and […]
Basic Transmission Facts of COVID-19 COVID-19 is a respiratory infection that is spread by droplets. These are small particles that are dispersed when people cough or sneeze. Transmission of the virus occurs when a person touches a droplet from an infected person and then touches their own face; mouth/eyes/nose. This requires you to be […]
Come join us for a small-group Drop-In at WSFP. Every Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will have two play sessions, 9:30 am to 10:30 am and 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Registration will open at 8 am the morning of the Drop-In (***see note below) for a maximum of 5 families per session. In order to […]
Introducing a Drop-In especially for Babies (0-12 months), Mama Papa Goose! Please join us Wednesday mornings 10:30 am until noon. Come meet other parents of young babies, chat with Eva and sing some songs! Registration will open at 8 am the morning of Drop-In for a maximum of 10 families per session (***see note below). […]
It won’t look quite the same as before, but WSFP is looking forward to welcoming families back! Here are some highlights of our planned program rollout: 1 hour Family Drop-in at WSFP starting the week of June 22. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 am and 11:00 am to noon. Program will be offered […]
Every Wednesday during the Summer, West Side Family Place’s Toy Lending Library will be open from 1-2 pm. We will have our table set up under our stroller parking outside. There will be a curated selection of toys from our regular catalog of which families can choose from. Toy Lending Library rules for the safety […]
Something new for our Tuesday mornings! Mama Papa Goose, Preschool edition! Join us for this group session where we can connect more closely with children and their families through songs, stories and movement.
Just because we are physically isolated doesn’t mean we have to be socially isolated. If you want to connect and talk about how things are going, share your concerns, or just to have a chat, please call Eva. She would love for you to reach out.
We would like to acknowledge that we at West Side Family Place are growing and learning as a community on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, in this place commonly known as Vancouver, BC.
As guests, we honour the land, water, animals, and the continued efforts of the Indigenous people working to protect them.