Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2022

As another wave of the pandemic sweeps across the country, coupled with natural disasters caused by climate change, in-person and/or virtual services offered by Richmond PRC member organizations are more important than ever. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. If you or someone you … Read more

Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2021

Though we are not out of the pandemic yet, the world continues to slowly open up and many of the Richmond PRC member organizations and are offering their services again, whether, in-person, virtually or via a hybrid model. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. … Read more

Richmond Homeless Connect updates COVID-19 community resources booklet

In the spring, Richmond Homeless Connect published a 12-page booklet collating several resources available to low-income residents of Richmond during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. RHC has just updated the document, current as of October 1, and contains a variety of information from a list of organizations serving free meals to available health services. Click here … Read more

Richmond residents receive increased access to urgent health care needs

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

Free 2021 income tax preparation assistance in Richmond

The April 20 deadline to file your Canada Revenue Agency 2020 personal income tax is approaching. Due to the pandemic, some Richmond organizations are still offering free help for income tax preparation for low income individuals ($35,000 annual income or lower, $35,000 to 37,500 with one child) and families ($45,000 dual annual income or lower), … Read more

Weekly Richmond PRC pandemic update round-up

Believe it or not, it has been now several months since the Government of British Columbia officially declared a Provincial State of Emergency in response to the current pandemic. As we learn to deal with this “new normal,” there are services continually being established to support particularly the vulnerable population. Organizations are also seeking input … Read more

Donate to Kehila Society of Richmond annual Rose’s Angels 2019 program

The Kehila Society of Richmond is ramping up its annual Rose’s Angels program for 2019, which donates bundles to those in need consisting of warmth, non-perishable food and personal hygiene items. Please email rosesangelsevent@gmail.com or call 604-241-9270 if you have any of the above available for donation, or are part of an agency seeking care packages … Read more