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We’re delighted to announce that 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of West Side Family Place!

To celebrate this monumental occasion, we’ve interviewed the people who have made this organization what it is today. Join us on social media throughout 2023 to hear the story of West Side Family Place – the people, the places, the challenges and triumphs!

We’ll share 50 profiles over 50 weeks, spanning the decades and paying tribute to the WSFP legacy passed on from generation to generation and mirrored across Canada.

West Side Family Place

A unique family resource program dedicated to supporting young families and caregivers

We provide a welcoming, inclusive environment that supports and strengthens families and builds community. Join us for children’s activities, parenting programs, one-on-one support, or just relax for a while knowing that your child is in a safe and friendly place.

Play & Learn

Encourage healthy child development while having fun through movement, singing, stories and social interaction.

Parenting Education

Join our practical educational programs aimed at empowering and supporting parents and caregivers.

1:1 Parenting Support

Take some time for yourself and discuss your parenting or child concerns with our friendly and helpful staff.

What’s Happening This Week

Our Story

 

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. On Vancouver’s west side, we are that village. Since 1973, West Side Family Place has provided a welcoming place for parents, caregivers and children in the community to meet, learn, and grow together.

year that WSFP was founded

families a day came to WSFP Drop-In in 2019

hours of parent education & family programming

Latest News

This is how it started…

 This week, we introduce Ellen Leslie, who is co-founder of West Side Family Place alongside Mary Lynn Burke. It was a privilege...

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WSFP is 50!!

  We're delighted to announce that 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of West Side Family Place! To celebrate this...

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Family Literacy Day

Join this all ages event with a variety of fun and interactive stations around the theme of “Make it Count!” Thursday January 26th, drop-in: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, Community Hall, 2305 W 7th Ave

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Get Involved

Become a Member

Join this thriving local community and support our special family place!

Donate

Empower families to raise happy, healthy children and not feel alone.

Volunteer

Make a difference to the lives of young families in the neighbourhood.

Get in Touch

Address

2819 West 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Friday 9:30 AM – 12 PM

Phone

604.738.2819