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
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.
On behalf of the City of Richmond, consulting firm MODUS Planning, Design and Engagement Inc. is hiring a number of community ambassador positions. Successful candidates will help host events and learn from community members to help the city create a new social development strategy. Interested parties can apply until April 28 by emailing Kiera Vandeborne … Read more
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will feature live simultaneous French translation as well as ASL, LSQ, English and French closed captioning.
The City of Richmond mayor and councillors have proclaimed Oct. 9 to 15, 2022 as Homeless Action Week, to encourage all citizens to recognize and support efforts to put an end to homelessness.