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
What is LEMR? LEMR stands for Low End Market Rental. This term is used by the City of Richmond and others to categorize units that will be rented at a rate below market value, and is part of the city’s affordable housing strategy. However, it is not sufficiently effective as these units may not be … Read more
The City of Richmond mayor and councillors have proclaimed Oct. 10 to 16, 2023 as Homeless Action Week, to encourage all citizens to recognize and support efforts to put an end to homelessness.
The first fall 2023 edition of the popular Richmond Community Services Pop Up is just around the corner! These monthly events bring together fixed-income 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. Visit the Brighouse Library … Read more
Richmond Homeless Connect (RHC) first put together a community information guide during the onset of Covid to help connect Richmond residents with organizations providing free meals, health services and much more. It has proven so popular that local agencies have requested the document be regularly updated, and thanks to the hard work by RHC it … Read more
While the B.C. Medical Services Plan is quite comprehensive, it doesn’t cover everything — particularly for the unique needs of seniors. The Jewish Seniors Alliance of Greater Vancouver have put together this handy resource guide, identifying MSP gaps and how to address them, called Accessing health services not covered by MSP. For those that would … Read more
Have you visited one of the Richmond Community Services Pop Ups yet? These monthly events bring together fixed-income 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 Thursday, Aug. 10 at … Read more