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Registration is weekly, every Friday at 9 am at https://westsidefamilyplace.getomnify.com

Registration will continue until spaces are full. Please contact us if you have any questions. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for regular updates about program availability.

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

First Steps to a Healthy Climate

You are invited to take part in the First Steps to a Healthy Climate program!  In collaboration with Laurel Hart (mother, researcher and educator), West Side Family Place will be offering this great program for families to come together as a community to explore...

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Annual General Meeting

  Save the date for our 2022 Annual General Meeting! Join us on Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:30 to 9 pm on Zoom. We will commence our meeting by connecting about the past year, electing our board of directors,  and then follow up with the featured talk. Our...

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Cook and Play

Cook and Play at Family Place Our next mini-"Little Chefs" session is coming up. We will make Pizza and Fruit Parfait! Families will prepare a delicious and summer friendly dish and dessert - all ingredients will be provided. We will do a little picnic and have time...

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Become a Member

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


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


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

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2819 West 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2


Monday – Friday 9 AM – 12 PM