To our West Side Family Place community,

Due to unforeseen circumstances and supply issues

with our renovation, WSFP will be postponing our programming for another week.

Please click on NEWS for full details.

Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation. Stay safe and take care. We look forward to seeing you all soon!

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

WSFP Program Update for the week of October 18 to 22

Outdoor Play is back at Family Place! Our yard is free once again for families to play and gather in. Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 to 11 am and 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Mama Papa Goose will continue to be held at St. James Community Square for the rest of October. Join us...

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Program Update for October

Because of renovations at Family Place starting October 5th, we will have off-site activities and programs for the month of October. Connaught Park Meet UpPlease come enjoy the playground, have a chat with Family Place staff and stay for Circle TimeTuesday October...

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Family Place Week 2021

Mayor Kennedy Stewart at the City of Vancouver has once again proclaimed Oct 4th-8th as Family Place Week. This honour means a lot to the five teams at the Family Place Partnership, who have directly witnessed the impact of the pandemic on families and have worked...

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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