COVID-19 Notice

West Side Family Place will continue to provide outdoor programming. Please join us for a session of Outdoor Play or Mama and Papa Goose. WSFP recommends continued mask use, and masks are required for participants entering the house. During the summer we will gradually increase our capacity, implement a new online registration system and update our indoor program space. Further updates will be provided via our website and social media.

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

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Latest News

Kits in the Park

Join us for Kits in the Park! Come for outdoor family fun with a focus on play, movement, art and sensory exploration, and a Circle Time with songs and stories. Visit westsidefamilyplace.getomnify.com to register for a spot.  Please remember to sign yourself and your...

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West Side Family Place COVID-19 Safety Protocols

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...

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Family Place Field Trip- Hastings Park Sanctuary

West side goes East! Come join us for a fun filled morning at the Hastings Sanctuary located on the PNE grounds! We will start the morning with a walk around the pond where we can spot lots of local birds out on the water, herons, cormorants, grebes, wigeons,...

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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