Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2023

Although a slow return to a new-normal is underway, the post-pandemic world remains an uncertain one. To help Richmond residents cope with constant changes, Richmond PRC member organizations continue to offer a mix of in-person and virtual services. We endeavour to keep everyone updated with weekly news and announcements from both service providers and government. … Read more

Monthly Richmond Community Services Pop Ups returns June 8

If you are someone you know is on a limited fixed income, drop by the monthly Richmond Community Services Pop Ups connecting residents with local organizations to help them get connected to services, resources, and supports and assistance including affordable rental housing information, accessible parking permits and much more. The next one takes place on … Read more

RASC at the 2023 RCRG Volunteers Are Stars Awards

Check out this photo of the Richmond Advocacy and  Support Committee (RASC), a network of self-identified low-income residents, at the 2023 Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives (RCRG) Volunteers Are Stars Awards. RASC was nominated in the Constellation category recognizing outstanding volunteer groups. This year’s festivities took place — in person for the first time since 2019 … Read more

Free 2023 income tax preparation assistance in Richmond

It’s almost tax time again —the deadline for filing 2022 Canada Revenue Agency personal income tax returns is on May 1. This year, Richmond organizations continue to offer a mix of drop-off /pick-up and in-person income tax preparation assistance primarily for low income individuals ($35,000 annual income or lower, $35,000 to 37,500 with one child) … Read more

Take City of Richmond community services survey

The City of Richmond is asking residents to participate in a 10-minute survey and give their input on current programs and services offered in the community as it relates to parks, recreation, arts, culture, heritage and the library — the data will be used to inform the planning and delivery of future facilities and more. … Read more

Help develop 2023 to 2028 Richmond Accessibility Plan

The City of Richmond is developing the Richmond Accessibility Plan (2023–2028). The Plan is intended to guide the City’s work to advance accessibility in the community, in collaboration with community organizations and residents. Community members with disabilities, their families and caregivers are invited to participate in one of the upcoming focus groups that will help … Read more