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

Burnaby MLAs:

Deer Lake – Anne Kang
Edmonds – Raj Chouhan
North – Janet Rutledge

Burnaby Family Life

Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Burnaby Pacific Grace Church

Burnaby Public Library

Burnaby School District #41
Early learning programs include StrongStartEarly 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
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
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
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.