Learning how plants grow in the garden


ESFP’s Mission Statement                                                                                  

To foster a community of connection, well-being and support for children, families and caregivers in East Vancouver.

Check out the Eastside Family Place 2021 calendar and join in our fun activities! For more information please click HERE   

At Eastside Family Place (ESFP), your health and safety continues to be our top priority. For that reason, we are continuing to offer primarily outdoor and online activities.

Occasional Care services Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 am-12 noon. Drop off your children (18 months to 6 years) and have some ‘me’ time! Gradual entries are being accepted, for more information please click HERE

Registered Backyard Play Time is being offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 am -12 pm in our fenced-in backyard. We are welcoming four families per session. Registration will be available HERE on Wednesdays and Thursdays on a first come first serve basis. Bookings will be confirmed on Friday.

Summertime Fun Programs We are happy to announce that our summer student program is starting the first week of July, and there are lots of new programs and activities planned! For more information please click HERE

Take and Make!
Craft Kits  and  Meal Kits
– In-person pick up every Friday 9:15-11:00. Each week a new craft kit for each of your children aged 6 and under,  and a new family meal kit will be available by pre-registration.  For more information please click HERE

Mums, Dads & Babies Weekly Meet-Up Group – In-person. For mothers and their pre-crawling infants. Mondays, from 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM. For more information please click HERE:

WorkSafeBC Safety Plans 

In accordance with WorkSafe BC requirements, please view ESFP’s Operational Safety Plan HERE, Occasional Care Policies HERE, Indoor Policies HERE and our Registered Play Time HERE

All of us at ESFP appreciate your patience as we continue to offer programs and services in whatever way we can. Whether virtually or in person, we look forward to welcoming you!


The Board and Staff of Eastside Family Place




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