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
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
On June 1, the Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition held its third annual general meeting, with the attendees pictured above. Read the report to review 2022’s activities and accomplishments.
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
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