Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Esther Paysan (left), Winnie Lee and Kathy Au take advantage of a recent sunny afternoon and break out the checker board at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new parklet. Photo by Dan Toulgoet by Jessica Kerr, Vancouver Courier New parklet at Mount Pleasant...
Need more free things to do? Tiny parks catch on in Vancouver

Need more free things to do? Tiny parks catch on in Vancouver

by Laura Sciarpelletti · CBC News · Posted: Aug 25, 2018 3:00 PM PT | Last Updated: August 26 ‘We wanted to make a public space that’s visible to a really diverse group of neighbours’ Listen to the full story: East Vancouver has a new park. And...
How Nobody’s Perfect Parenting helps families

How Nobody’s Perfect Parenting helps families

An interview with facilitator Carmen Contreras by BC Council for Families New parents often feel isolated and overwhelmed and struggle to meet their basic needs, but programs like Nobody’s Perfect Parenting can help. Nobody’s Perfect Parenting (NPP) is a free program...
Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice is a youth who came to Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in August 2014. She came to the employment team at our House for assistance with finding a volunteer position, to gain experience for entering the job force. Alice completed Grade 12 with the aid of a...