Check out this video posted by the Richmond Presbyterian Church, where Reverend Victor Kim interviews Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition’s De Whalen about the work the RPRC does in the community. For more one-on-ones and other great content, be sure to visit their YouTube channel as well.
Following the successful completion of the 40-unit modular supportive housing unit, which is now fully occupied, on Alderbridge Way in 2019, there are plans to add another in the Bridgeport neighbourhood. Learn more in this article written by Tobin Ng, who also speaks to Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition’s own De Whalen about the subject.
Family Services of Greater Vancouver is offering creative cooking sessions via Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will learn how to prepare fun, delicious meals that are also healthy and meet the nutritional requirements of seniors. For more information and to register call 604-279-7100 or email … Read more
Are you or someone you know a looking for a family physician or nurse practitioner in Richmond? A centralized waitlist is now available on the Divisions of Family Practice website where you can register yourself, a family member or someone in your care. Prerequisites: Be a resident of Richmond Not already be attached to … Read more
The City of Richmond has produced an easy-t0-read, one page document explaining tenant protections as it pertains to relocation due to redevelopment. This guide is the result of work done by the Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition along with city staff — please print, post and forward to anyone who might benefit from this information. … Read more
“Coronavirus brought sickness to many people Elders becoming ancestors too soon Can’t go for coffee, watched the news more Starbucks closing down! I’ve been isolated and alone, for so many years Funny how now the world is sharing in my tears” Above is an excerpt from a poem that was jointly written between members of … Read more
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