CONNECTION. CELEBRATION. ENGAGEMENT. LEADERSHIP.
Our House may be closed during COVID-19, but our core values remain the same as ever.
Connection. Celebration. Engagement. Leadership.
Our team has been working hard to build new ways to support our members and our community.
Please find below useful information about each of our programs during COVID-19:
For details of our Indigenous Gatherings, please use the following contacts:
Vancouver Native Health Family Support Worker
Family Resource Programs Coordinator
Indigenous Community Developer
We are running an Emergency Daycare program for children aged 3 to 5 years old and school age children, to serve families currently enrolled in our programs who are doing essential work during COVID-19.
If you have other questions about our childcare programs, please use the following contacts:
Program Coordinator, School Age and Preteen Programs
Preschool Team Lead
Before and After School Care Supervisor
For information about our Employment Services, please contact:
José Luis Aranda
Job Search Trainer
Family Resource Programs
For information about our Family Resource Programs, please contact:
Director of Family Resource Programs
604.879.8208 ext 221
Family Resource Programs Coordinator
604.879.8208 ext 202
For information about our Food Programs, please contact:
Indigenous Community Developer & Mount Pleasant Food Network Coordinator
Director of Core Programs & Operations
Most of our Literacy programs are still running during COVID-19, although we have moved all sessions online, instead of meeting in person.
We are supporting all our volunteers and participants to help them find the tools they need to continue learning, and we are taking on new volunteers and participants when we have capacity.
For more information about the Literacy programs we are offering at this time, please contact:
Community Connections & Literacy Outreach Coordinator
Family Literacy Coordinator
Newcomers & Immigrants Welcome
For information about our services for newcomers and immigrants, please contact:
Preteens & Youth
For information about our programs for young people, please contact:
Program Coordinator, School Age & Preteen Programs
Thanh Lam (she/her/hers)
(English, Vietnamese, French)
Youth & Settlement Services Coordinator
Youth Settlement Programmer
Iman Al-Sallal (she/her/hers)
Seniors & Older Adults (55+)
We have launched a new Seniors Outreach Strategy (SOS) to help meet the needs of the seniors and elders in our community during COVID-19.
For more information about the SOS program and all other programs for seniors, please contact:
Director of Community Programs
Caregiver Support Program
Are you a caregiver for an older adult? Our new Caregiver Support Program is here to help!
Some of the services we can offer include:
- “Caregivers’ Café” Online Group for social meetups
- Educational workshops and webinars
- Self-care techniques
- Help navigating the health care system and resources
- Caregiver coaching appointments
- Services in Spanish, English, and Chinese
For information about our new support program for caregivers, please contact:
Yajaira Moran (she/her/hers)
Caregiver Support Program Coordinator
If you’re interested in volunteering during COVID-19, please contact:
You can also see current opportunities on our Volunteering page.
If you’re interested in working at our House during COVID-19, please see current opportunities on our Work With Us page.
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