Community Organizations

Social and Community Services

Quick-Reference Index

Seniors and Retirement Groups

  • Canadian Alliance of British Pensioners
    604-683-3445
    Website:  www.britishpensions.com
  • Canadian Grandparents Rights Association 
    604-585-8242
  • Minoru Seniors' Society
    604-238-8450 
  • Richmond Retired Teachers' Association
    Sally Houston: 604-274-2256 
  • Senior Citizens' Repair Service
    Jim Moran (Manager): 604-291-1133
  • Seniors Advisory Council
    Lesley Sherlock: 604-276-4220
  • Seniors Wellness
    604-238-8450
  • Steveston Senior Circle
    Steveston Community Centre 604-718-8080
  • VIP/Volunteers for Intergenerational Programs
    Renata Nemec, Coordinator of Volunteer Services: 604-736-8271
  • Volunteers for Seniors Shopping Program
    Program Coordinator: 604-279-7030
    Fax: 604-279-7038
    seniors@volunteerrichmond.ca  
    www.volunteerrichmond.ca

Information and Support Groups

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics and/or Dysfunctional Families
    Jane: 604-988-0141
  • Al-Anon
    604-688-1716
  • Alateen  
    604-688-1716
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    604-434-3933
  • Alzheimer Society of BC (Richmond/Vancouver Branch)
    604-279-7120
  • Autism Society of BC
    Bonnie Harvey: 604-434-0880
    Fax: 604-434-0801
    info@autismbccanada.com
    http: //www.autismbc.ca/
  • BC Ataxia Society
    604-279-7037
  • BC Bereavement Helpline
    604-738-9950
  • BC Centre for Ability
    604-451-5511
  • BC Gifted Children's Association - Richmond Chapter
    604-272-4001
  • BC Schizophrenia Society
    Nancy Panchuk: 604-270-7841
    www.bcss.org
  • Canadian Hemochromatosis Society 
    604-279-7135 
    office@toomuchiron.ca
    www.toomuchiron.ca
  • Canadian Mental Health Association - Richmond Office
    604-276-8834
    info@cmha.bc.ca
    www.cmha.bc.ca  
  • Canadian Red Cross Society
    Heather Bell: 604-709-6600
  • Caregivers Association of BC (CABC)
    604-734-4812 
  • CHADD Canada - Vancouver
    604-222-4043
  • CHIMO Crisis Services
    604-279-7077
    Crisis Line: 604-279-7070
    Fax: 604-279-7075
    chimo@chimocrisis.com
    www.chimoservices.com  
  • Continuing Care
    604-278-3361
  • Developmental Disabilities Association 
    604-273-9778
  • FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) / Effect Support Network
    604-607-7715
    Fax: 604-589-8438
    fasnet@istar.ca
    www.fetalalcohol.com   
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon
    778-372-8052 
    Heart and Stroke BC & Yukon Website
  • Learning Disabilities Association of BC
    Anita Kwan: 604-873-8139
    Fax: 604-873-8140
    info@ldav.ca
  • Mothers Against Drinking Drivers - Canadian Society
    604-515-9212
  • Nar-Anon  
    604-878-8844 
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    24-hour Helpline: 604-873-1018
  • Richmond Addiction Services
    604-270-9220
    www.richmondaddictions.ca
  • Richmond Alcohol and Drug Action Team (RADAT) 
    604-270-9220
    Fax: 604-270-9245
    jkelly@radat.bc.ca
  • Richmond Centre for Disability
    Vince Miele (Chair, Board of Directors): vince@rcdrichmond.org
    Frances Clark (Secretary, Board of Directors): frances@rcdrichmond.org Ella Huang (Executive Director): ella@rcdrichmond.org
    604-232-2404
    Fax: 604-232-2415
    rcd@rcdrichmond.org
    www.rcdrichmond.org  
  • Richmond Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group
  • 604-279-0144
  • Richmond Stroke Recovery Centre 
    604-376-3279
  • Richmond Women's Resource Centre
    Louise Hudson (Coordinator): 604-279-7060
    Fax: 604-279-7069
  • Richmond Youth Service Agency 604-271-7600
    www.rysa.bc.ca
  • Scleroderma Association of BC
    Joan Kelly: 604-940-9343
    Fax: 604-940-9346
    scleroderma@telus.net
    www.sclero.org/support/groups/canada/bc/a-to-z.html
  • Suicide Intervention Service
    CHIMO Crisis Services Office: 604-279-7077
  • TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly)
    Barbara Grantham: 604-531-3726
  • Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
    604-732-3594
  • Turning Point Recovery Society
    Intake Worker: 604-303-6717
    Admin: 604-303-6844
    intakemens@turningpointrecovery.com  
    www.turningpointrecovery.com
  • Visually Impaired People (VIP) Club
    604-279-7007
  • Western Society for Children with Birth Disorders
    Wanda Gendron (Program Coordinator): 604-515-0810
    Fax: 604-515-0870
    chldstrt@axionet.com
  • Women in the Middle Years (Richmond Women's Resouce Centre)
    Louise Hudson (Coordinator): 604-279-7060
    Fax: 604-279-7069

Emergency, Medical and Health Services

  • Emergency Medical Training Society  
    604-718-8422
  • Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary
    Ryan Woodward: 604-961-8206
    ryan.woodward@ccga-p.ca
    http: //ccga-gcac.ca/  
  • Gilwest Clinic (HIV/AIDS) Hepatitis C, Methadone, Needle Exchange
    604-233-3135
  • HandyDART 
    604-279-7090
  • La Leche League of Richmond 
    604-520-4623
  • Richmond Health Services
    Main Switchboard: 604-233-3150
    Fax: 604-233-3198
    health@richmond.ca
    www.richmondhealth.ca
  • Richmond Kinsmen Home Support Society 
    604-274-8528
  • Richmond Mental Health - Emergency Services 
    604-279-7070 
  • Richmond Mental Health Team Consumer & Friends Society
    604-214-9709 
  • Richmond Youth Clinic
    604-233-3204
    Fax: 604-233-3198 
  • St. John Ambulance
    604-321-2652
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
    604-736-2033
    Health Information Line: 604-875-4252 or 1-866-884-0888
    http: //www.vch.ca/ 

RCMP, Municipal and Government Services

  • Marlins Against Substance Abuse (MASA)
    Richmond Crime Prevention Unit: 604-278-1212
  • Ministry for Children and Families - Community Living Services
    604-660-2100
    Fax: 604-660-3113
  • Ministry for Children and Families - Emergency Services 
    604-660-1044
    After Hours: 604-660-4927
    Fax: 604-278-4972
  • Ministry for Children and Families - Family Services Team
    604-660-9260
    Fax: 604-660-1897
  • Ministry for Children and Families - Foster Care Program
    604-664-0801
    Fax: 604-664--0831
  • Ministry of Children and Families - Intake & Assessment Team
    604-660-1044
    Fax: 604-278-4972
  • Ministry for Children and Families - Youth Services/Resources/Probation
    604-660-1044
    Fax: 604-664-0831
  • Ministry of Human Resources - Daycare Subsidies
    604-660-9284
  • Ministry of Human Resources - Income Assistance
    604-660-9284
  • Richmond RCMP Block Parents Program  
    604-278-1212
  • Richmond RCMP Block Watch Program 
    604-207-4790
  • Richmond RCMP Crime Prevention Unit
    604-278-1212
  • Richmond RCMP Criminal Gang Program
    604-278-1212
  • Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services
    Scott Vallance: 604-270-6229

Parenting and Family Groups

  • Advantage Services for Children with Learning Disabilities
    Liz Keres: 604-520-1155
    Fax: 604-520-6582
  • Colt Program - Richmond High School
    604-668-6400 ext. 2250
    Fax: 604-668-6405
  • Family Services of Greater Vancouver (Richmond Office)
    604-279-7100
    Fax: 604-279-7108
  • Kidstart Mentoring Program
    604-629-3353
    www.kidstart.ca
  • Richmond Chinese Parents' Association
    604-231-8220
  • Richmond/Delta Parents of Twins and Triplets 
    604-277-7628
    richmond.delta@multiplebirthscanada.org
  • Richmond District Parents' Association
    604-668-6311
  • Richmond Family Place Society
    Kim Skinner: 604-278-4336
    richmondfamilyplace@telus.net
    www.richmondfamilyplace.ca
  • Richmond Society for Community Living
    604-279-7040
    info@rscl.org
    www.rscl.org
  • Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP)
    Brad Watson (Executive Director): 604-687-3114
    Fax: 604-687-3364
    snap@snap.bc.ca
  • Touchstone Family Association 
    604-279-5599 
    www.touchfam.ca

Youth Groups and Issues

  • City of Richmond Youth Services
    604-276-4110
  • Richmond Youth Clinic
    604-233-3204
    Fax: 604-276-3198
  • Richmond Youth Service Agency 
    604-271-7600
    Fax: 604-271-7626
    info@rysa.bc.ca

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