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.


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Announcements and Events

Toy Lending Library

In the early days of Family Place, a toy lending library was introduced, and it remains popular! We owe the continued success of the toy library network in BC to the work and dedication of Val Fronczek who sadly passed in 2013. Val had a long and distinguished...

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Early Supporters

 This week, we remember Dr. Alan Cashmore, a child and family psychiatrist and early...

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