Free 2024 income tax preparation assistance in Richmond

Tax season is upon us again, and the deadline for filing 2023 Canada Revenue Agency personal income tax returns is April 30. The following Richmond organizations 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) and … Read more

Richmond community resource info guide upated

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

Accessing health services not covered by MSP

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

Richmond PRC holds third AGM

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.

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

Register for Disability Without Poverty Town Hall

Join the Disability Without Poverty webinar on Dec. 8 for a year-end review of the Canada Disability Benefit, and learn about where things are going. Pre-registration is required here. For more information, email The event will feature live simultaneous French translation as well as ASL, LSQ, English and French closed captioning.