The BC Seniors’ guide has recently been updated, which is a comprehensive resource providing important information on health, housing, finances community supports and more to help seniors continue to live well. “Our government is committed to helping B.C.’s growing number of older adults live independently for as long as possible, to promote a healthy, active … Read more
The YWCA is partnering with Keltic Development on a new housing development on No. 3 Road in the heart of Richmond with 27 affordable units, aimed at both women (who can live independently) with and without children. For the first time, accommodations are being offered in the form of studio and one-bedroom units along with … Read more
Join the Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) and take part in an anti-racism car rally on July 25, which is going to be held in solidarity with a similar one happening simultaneously in Nanaimo, as well as other parts of B.C. The island’s event — organized by the Nanaimo-Ladysmith Spoke that is aligned with the … Read more
If you or someone you know has a permanent disability or loss of physical abilities, BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA) might be able to help. The program provides financial assistance — up to a $17,500 — in the form of rebates for eligible low-and middle-income families to help them complete their housing … Read more
For families, significant others and friends of a loved one with a mental illnesses, Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society is hosting a series of free skills-building workshops. The first one will be on emotional stages and the importance of boundaries: participants will develop and practice looking at and naming emotions, understanding and identifying needs and … Read more
Richmond Homeless Connect has just released its revised 12-page booklet on available services — updated for the current health environment — listing services available for low-income Richmond residents. Please forward to anyone who may benefit from this information including community centres and faith community leaders. For those interested in a printed copy, email email@example.com.
With the recent opening of the new Richmond Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC), located on the third floor at 7671 Alderbridge Way, residents can now visit for unexpected, non-life-threatening health concerns that require same-day treatment if they either do not have a primary care provider, or if he or she is unavailable. Examples of … Read more