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Langley Children's Society Parents with special needs children are often overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. The Child Development Centre’s preschool program allows kids to participate in...
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ArtStarts in School Society Delta students take part in a gallery tour created by young artists in collaboration with professional artists. Through movement and dance, students see first hand the...
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There are many challenges that come with moving to a new country - culture shock, economic circumstances, stress and poverty. My Circle is a peer support program recognizing immigrant and refugee...
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Autistic children often struggle in social situations and as a result they have trouble forming friendships with other kids. Integrated play groups is a de-mystifying program that brings together...
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For someone who is just over 5 feet tall, Shirley Wong makes a big impression. Wong remembers the first word she learned in English. As a six-year-old, in Grade 1 at Vancouver's Lord Strathcona...
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A dedicated philanthropist, Wosk has had a long involvement with Vancouver Foundation. He is a member of the Foundation's Education Advisory Committee and in 2005 established the Yosef Wosk Libraries...
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CBCI Program Meet Dr. Margaret McGregor while she does a routine health check with one of her patients. McGregor is one of the many health practitioners who has benefitted from the Community Based...
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Scouts Canada The Lower Mainland is the ideal playground for Scouts. Their community-based programs take kids on field trips, outdoor activities, camping and conservation projects. Over 12,000 kids...
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HIPPY Britannia Community Centre Not everyone can afford pre-school for their children. HIPPY, which stands for Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters, helps teach parents how to...
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Emma's Daycare High school education is the foundation for adult life. Emma’s Daycare, provided on-site at Sir Charles Tupper School, helps make it easier for teenage mothers to finish their...
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Allan Brooks Nature Centre Not only does the Allan Brooks Nature Centre have amazing views and stunning wildlife but there is also a large “city” of yellow-bellied marmots outside. Named after the...
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Abbotsford Community Services It’s never too early for kids to start enjoying reading and learning. ABC-123 is a pre-school program that focuses on literacy. With all of the play of a typical pre-...
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