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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Check out this video posted by the Richmond Presbyterian Church, where Reverend Victor Kim interviews Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition’s De Whalen about the work the RPRC does in the community. For more one-on-ones and other great content, be sure to visit their YouTube channel as well.
Following the successful completion of the 40-unit modular supportive housing unit, which is now fully occupied, on Alderbridge Way in 2019, there are plans to add another in the Bridgeport neighbourhood. Learn more in this article written by Tobin Ng, who also speaks to Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition’s own De Whalen about the subject.
Family Services of Greater Vancouver is offering creative cooking sessions via Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will learn how to prepare fun, delicious meals that are also healthy and meet the nutritional requirements of seniors. For more information and to register call 604-279-7100 or email … Read more