The Burnaby ECD Table is delighted to have numerous partner organizations that put on free or low cost Burnaby-based events and programs and services, which are regularly updated! Follow these links for more information:
BC Association for Community Education
BC Centre for Ability
Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion
Burnaby Community Connections
Deer Lake – Kathy Corrigan
Edmonds – Raj Chouhan
North – Richard Lee
Burnaby Family Life
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Burnaby Pacific Grace Church
Burnaby Public Library
Burnaby School District #41
Early learning programs include StrongStart, Early Learning Resources in the four quadrants of Burnaby, and additional Community Resources.
Cameray Child and Family Services
Canadian Red Cross
City of Burnaby – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services
Events and resources: Fall & Winter Leisure Guide (2015-2016), Burnaby Festivals & Events, and the City of Burnaby Calendar of Events (comprehensive).
City of Burnaby – Social Planning
Resources: Child Care in Burnaby, Youth and Youth Engagement
Community Living BC
Deaf Children’s Society of BC
Dixon Transition Society
Down Syndrome Research Foundation
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Fraser Health also offers a Best Beginnings program, with resources for women, expectant parents, and families with babies and toddlers up to 2 years of age.
Friend2Friend Social Learning Society
Fostering play and friendships for individuals on the Autism spectrum.
Health Canada offers plenty of resources on topics such as Food & Nutrition, Healthy Living, and more.
Immigrant Services Society of BC
Infant Development Program of BC (Developmental Disabilities Association)
Information Children also holds workshops for parents and children.
Literacy Now Burnaby
Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families
Please see the Calendars page for Youth and Families events and free programs that are updated monthly.
Ministry of Children and Family Development
The Ministry of Children and Family Development offers many programs and services for early childhood development, including Family Resource Programs, Early Language & Literacy, Aboriginal Early Childhood Development, and more.
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
REACH Community Health Centre
Simon Fraser University Child Care Society
Spirit of the Children Society
St. Leonard’s Youth and Family Services Society
St. Matthews Day Care Society
Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver also offers Early Childhood Programs with care centres in Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey, Chilliwack, and Gibsons, as well as a Child Care Resource & Referral Program that serves Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra.